The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks an Applications Engineer II - Kirklin Institute Research in Surgical Outcomes (KIRSO).
Key Duties, Primary Responsibilities:
To provide support of the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (Intermacs) web-based data entry systems (WBDE) platform, the Multi-Institutional Comparative Quality Analytic (MiCQA) software, and future registries for the Surgery department
To enhance and maintain the registries by employing knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures to plan, design, develop and support systems and projects
To conduct research and analysis and present finding to the Applications Architect for review
To carry out assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures
To foster an environment of heightened security following Information Technology Security Policies and participating in security training, such as the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), on an annual basis
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:
Dependable, and knowledgeable to work with Information Security officers to ensure compliance with all IT Security policies and trainings including HIPPA and FERPA.
Annual Salary - $77,640
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field
Four (4) years of related experience required
Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement
:311851100 Surg-Kirklin Inst for RES in Surgical Outcomes
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.