Programmer Analyst (Enterprise EMR Team)

Job Requisition #: JR65814

End Date: 2/6/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: IT & Technical Operations

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!

ChristianaCare is recruiting for a Programmer Analyst on the Enterprise EMR Team to analyze, design, develop, test, install, and maintain custom software solutions within the enterprise EMR software environment.

Principal Duties:  

  • Design, implement, and troubleshoot extensions to Cerner Millennium solutions - Discern Expert rules, CCL reports and smart templates, custom mPages, and Business Objects PowerInsight reports working closely with IT Systems Analysts and internal customers.
  • Quickly learn business processes and grasp importance of integrating the workflows into the larger organization.  
  • Perform testing and troubleshooting for on-going investigations and for system changes and upgrades.
  • Consults on and makes major modifications; acts as lead programmer on larger projects and may assume the analyst role on systems of limited scope which are reasonably defined.
  • Develops an expertise in more than one programming language, becomes skilled in database and data communications.
  • Commits to a challenging schedule.
  • Is responsible for reviewing and checking assigned aspects of their projects to ensure the highest quality.
  • Becomes proficient in one language with mastery of testing to code, debug, and test programs within the given timeframe.
  • Understands and follows procedures and programming standards.
  • Maintains good communications with systems analysts and all other staff members to insure a cooperative and productive environment. 
  • Maintains self-motivation to learn and apply current technology.
  • Resolves problems, makes effective modifications, and provides ongoing support to production systems.
  • Is proactive in anticipating and resolving situations before they become problems.
  • Provides off-hours support as necessary.
  • Documents procedures in the programs prior to implementation.
  • Follows standard procedures and change control.


  • Bachelors in Computer Science or other related fields or relevant years of experience
  • Proficient developing in and supporting complex vendor software and have demonstrated skills in CCL or SQL, Business Objects, Visual Basic, HTML, Java, or other programming language.  CCL, SQL, HTML, or Java preferred.
  • Must possess the ability to clearly define a problem, recommend creative solutions, and implement changes in a team environment.
  • Excellent communications skills and teamwork are a must. 
  • Experience in managing solutions by establishing clear specifications, setting expectations and coordinating development through implementation.
  • Commitment to industry standard change control and communications processes.
  • Ability to work constructively with customers under adverse situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate technology to the customer so that they are comfortable with using it and perceive value in the service provided.
  • Committed, enthusiastic team player, with a focus on high quality, safe care and customer satisfaction.
  • Experience supporting and coding in EMR applications, Cerner Millennium preferred
  • Understanding of and ability to troubleshoot system interfaces is a plus.

ChristianaCare Offers:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
  • Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
  • 12 week paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!


EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

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