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EMR Order and Result Interface Engineer

Caris Life Sciences

Caris Life Sciences

Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Position Summary

The EMR Order and Result Interface Engineer (Data Integration Engineer) will install back-end, automated data integrations to customer electronic medical records, billing, data warehouses or other applicable customer systems to ingest customer healthcare data into applicable Caris' environments. They will also help create, manage, and optimize ETL from multiple internal data systems to provide a foundation for internal analytic dashboards. They will lead data discovery and validation projects to ensure accurate data is delivered in a timely manner for business users.

Job Responsibilities

  • Bridge the gap between business and technology by leading technical requirements gatherings and establishing integration approaches for each unique project. The applicant will need to be able to clearly communicate technical processes to non-technical business leaders and communicate non-technical business requirements to technical process owners.

  • Assemble large data sets of clinical outcomes. The applicant will need to gather large amounts of data and organize it in a way that the data can be ingested into Caris' systems.

  • Contribute to architectural design and development of clinical informatics and business intelligence infrastructure. The applicant will need to understand business requirements and create a plan of how to accomplish those requirements using technology.

  • Establish access to electronic medical records across multiple platforms using direct database access, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), Health Level Seven (HL7), Application Program Interfaces (API) or other standard or non-standards methods.

  • Gather business requirements and work with users in an agile fashion to build dashboard outputs based on ETL sourced data.

  • Adheres to documented departmental and corporate standards.

  • Assists as needed to perform other related duties and special projects as required.

  • Accepts other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required.

  • 3+ years of experience in extract, transform, and load (ETL) programming.

  • 3+ years of experience working with relational databases.

  • Certified in Epic Beaker and/or Epic Bridges.

  • Familiarity and past work experience deploying ETL solutions using Mirth Connect, CloverETL, and/or other ETL tools.

  • Ability to work independently solving application software problems.

  • Experience with establishing external access and extract, transform, and load (ETL) strategies with multiple types of data sources, particularly a variety of electronic medical record systems.

  • Ability to assemble and query complex data from databases, perform in depth analysis and decipher computational data.

  • Working experience with relational databases including Microsoft SQL, and/or MySQL.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, and general working knowledge of Internet for business use.

  • Conditions of Employment: Individuals must successfully complete pre-employment process, which includes criminal background check, drug screening, and reference verification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a strong background, advanced knowledge and working experience in IT technologies, security architecture and system life-cycle phases are recommended.

  • 3+ years of experience of ETL programming in an analytic/dashboard building environment, preferably with healthcare related data.

  • Programming and scripting skills with Java Script.

  • Strong leadership, teaming/interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills. These personal skills include honesty, integrity, inspire others, commitment, passion, decision making capabilities, accountability, delegation, empowerment, creativity, and innovation.

  • Drive for Results (Service, Quality, and Continuous Improvement) – Ensure procedures and processes are in place that leads to delivery of quality results and continually reassess their effectiveness to achieve continuous improvement.

  • Communication – Proficient verbal and written communication skills. Willingness to share and receive information and ideas from all levels of the organization to achieve the desired results.

  • Teamwork – Commitment to the successful achievement of team and organizational goals through a desire to participate with and help other members of the team.

  • Customer Service Focus – Demonstrate a focus on listening to and understanding client/customer needs and then delighting the client/customer by exceeding service and quality expectations.

Physical Demands

  • Will work at computer most of the time.

  • Must possess ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.

  • Must possess ability to perform repetitive motion.


  • All job specific, safety, and compliance training are assigned based on the job functions associated with this employee.


  • Willingness to work overtime.

  • Weekend/evening/holiday work may be required depending on business need.

Annual Hiring Range

$105,000 - $120,000

Actual compensation offer to candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level. The pay ratio between base pay and target incentive (if applicable) will be finalized at offer.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Caris Life Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.