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Interface Specialist

Company: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
Location: Addison
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Interface Specialist

Basic Purpose:

This position is responsible for the development, implementation, and support of interfaces between Quest Diagnostic applications and customer applications or Quest Lab Systems to Quest Laboratory instruments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs and facilitates research and testing, provide overall project leadership to ensure interfaces conform to the Quest HL7 standards.

  • Responsible for multiple implementations or conversion projects.
  • Participates in information gathering for interface requirements.
  • Educates and directly interacts with stakeholders to help them understand the benefits and limitations of their specific EMR/LIS-Interface during implementation.
  • Provides direct interaction with client and client's vendor
  • Designs and oversees interface implementation project plan.
  • Responsible for providing project status updates.
  • Will provide communications such as go-live notices, support documentation and operational checklists to our internal organization relative to any new or change to existing client interface.
  • Implementation of communication scripts and protocols to include dialup, VPN and frame and web services.
  • Provides 3rd tier support (as defined in the Support SOP) to EMR/LIS-Interface related problems.
  • Provides post implementation support
  • Responsible for escalating implementation and support issues to appropriate persons or groups for resolution.
  • Coordinate user-group sessions with EMR/LIS-Interfaced clients and internal staff to provide a forum for exchange of ideas to improve the overall delivery of our services.
  • Meets productivity requirements for this position


Education Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related technical field is preferred

Work Experience:

  • Required 2-5 years of experience in medical lab operations and IT functions, including direct involvement in clinical interface configuration/maintenance/support.
  • Exposure to clinical healthcare environment.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Perform job duties with frequent interruptions or distractions
  • Adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate.
  • Ability to interact professionally with colleagues and/or customers for different purposes in different contexts.
  • Maintain composure under pressure
  • Performs a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another
  • Ability to comprehend and follow verbal or written instructions
  • Using effective verbal communication
  • Using effective written communication
  • Concentrate on tasks
  • Ability to making decisions
  • Examine/observe details


  • Ability to manage projects with little or no supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, managing multiple priorities, and complete tasks on time within a fast paced environment
  • Must be resourceful, self-motivated, and quick learner of highly technical systems
  • General knowledge and understanding of operating systems, databases, application development tools, and data processing
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project a plus
  • Ability to understand HL7 standards is helpful
  • Experience with XML and SQL is required
  • Experience with SoapUI is highly preferred
  • Experience with Web Services is highly preferred
  • Experience with SFTP is preferred
  • Familiarity with a commercial Integration Engine Product (i.e. Cloverleaf) a plus.

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

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All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship.

Keywords: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, Dallas , Interface Specialist, Other , Addison, Texas

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