Systems Engineer - Healthcare EHR Systems

Job Requisition #: JR58321

End Date: 12/31/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: IT & Technical Operations

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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The ChristianaCare Enterprise EMR Systems Managed Services team is seeking a talented Systems Engineer to implement and support critical components of our Cerner Millennium system, mainly managing data through the Cerner Foreign System Interfaces (FSI) and Cloverleaf interface engines.


  • Support interfaced transaction streams across the enterprise EHR system (Cerner Millennium).
  • Work in a collaborative fashion with other members of the immediate System Managed Services Team, extended Enterprise EMR Team, and other groups within the IT organization and various service lines.
  • Work closely with Incident Management team for operational FSI incident types and follow departmental ITIL processes.
  • This position includes assisting on-call teams with operational issues with FSI as needed.
  • Support and development of interfaces using Cerner Millennium and Cloverleaf tools and programming languages (Open Engine scripting and Tcl respectively)
  • Assist with root cause investigations and provide recommendations for preventative measures.
  • Document various SOP's and work instructions based on the CCHS implementation of the Millennium system.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical discipline
  • Experience developing and maintaining HL7v2 interfaces.
  • Understanding of network infrastructure components, specifically DNS, AD, secure authentication methods, VPN's, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of data flows for clinical, financial and patient movement perspectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to assist in the definition and development of reports for interfaced transactions.
  • Strong commitment to quality documentation including writing job aids and documenting data flows within sending and receiving systems.
  • Highly flexible and able to multitask in a dynamic and rewarding environment

Desired Skills:

  • FSI experience in a Cerner Millennium environment
  • Cloverleaf Interface engine development and support including Tcl scripting
  • SQL queries
  • CCL queries
  • Familiar with UNIX/Linux/AIX shell
  • FHIR experience
  • Development experience with Web Services
  • Proficiency with a programming language

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.

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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.

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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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