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Senior Software Engineer - (57555)

Universal Health Services
Tredyffrin, PA 19312
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One of the nations largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees. In 2018, UHS was recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and in 2017, ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 83,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Senior Software Engineer- (Custom Reporting and Rules).

The Senior Software Engineer, provides design, development and maintenance of UHS custom clinical applications. Supports and enhances existing Cerner and UHS clinical applications, including upgrade implementations and testing efforts. Takes part in all aspects of solution development including requirements gathering, feature design, implementation and deployment. Works on larger projects and systems while assisting the more inexperienced analysts on smaller projects and systems. Coordinates and performs work assignments in order to meet deadlines and ensures continued progress toward assignment completion. Uses relevant development tools including Cerners Discern Visual Developer (CCL), Discern Developer (EKS) and an integrated development environment (Komodo, Notepad++, etc).

Monitors the resolution of maintenance or enhancement issues assigned by the UHS Customer Support Center. Provides technical support to UHS entities as needed. Interfaces with the user community regarding application design and support. Shares experience and expertise by collaborating with other members of the team.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Meet regularly with users, IS staff and senior members of the team to develop/modify system specifications, including upkeep of documentation.
  • Design, develop and implement custom clinical system enhancements to meet user needs in accordance with UHS Project Development standards and specific project requirements.
  • Adhere to structured programming, analysis, and design techniques.
  • Follow software development and version control policies and procedures, including the use of a source code management system.
  • Document, test and validate application functionality.
  • Support the implementation of applications/application upgrades and prepare the appropriate documentation.
  • Identify potential system problems and propose ways to avert them.
  • Assist in recommending application solutions to meet business needs.
  • Create and maintain effective program documentation.
Job Requirements

Position Requirements:


A minimum of a Bachelors degree in Computer Science/Information Systems (CS/IS) required.

A CSIS related Masters degree or equivalent real-world development experience is preferred.


Five or more years of increasingly more responsible programming experience is required. Experience with Cerner rule creation is highly recommended, while experience with electronic medical databases and/or high-level programming languages such as SQL or CCL is required.


Ability to multi-task while effectively managing time and meeting deadlines and a proficiency in English, with excellent written and oral fluency is required.

Basic knowledge of development standards, application validation, system application implementation, enhancement and support methods and practices.

Practical knowledge of/hands on experience with:

  • Troubleshooting and issue resolution.
  • Application development, implementation, enhancement and support methods and practices.
  • Computer systems analysis and programming techniques and procedures, such as
    • Consulting with users to determine functional specifications.
    • Design, development, documentation, analysis, testing, debugging, and modification of programs.

Familiarity with health care and clinical terminology, comprehension of or experience with project management methods, and the concepts of Agile development is a plus.

Training: Ongoing training required to keep jobs skills current.

Travel Requirements: 0 5% domestic US travel (depending on projects).

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-03-20

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