United Kingdom
27 Apr 2019
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27 May 2019
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The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.

The Center for Practice Transformation (C-PT) in the Department of Radiology seeks a Senior Application Developer for Innovation. The Senior Application Developer for Innovation is responsible for supporting the execution of Center projects through software development, data mining, data analytics, and graphic design. This position requires a high degree of sophistication, resourcefulness, creativity, and the ability to lead by influence. The Senior Application Developer for Innovation is a full-stack developer who will work with staff in many roles within the Department of Radiology and other departments within the health system. Required skills include web development (HTML/CSS, JavaScript, XML, JSON), database systems (SQL, SQL Server, MySQL), scripting (PHP, Python, R), familiarity with radiology technology and standards (PACS, RIS DICOM, HL7, FHIR), and strong verbal and written communication skills in English. The Senior Application Developer for Innovation will additionally interface with project teams and provide data and tools to help them execute successful pilots.
C-PT facilitates the development, testing, and implementation of initiatives to re-imagine care delivery to patients in radiology, improve patient outcomes, optimize patient and clinician experience, and decrease the cost of care. It applies innovation principles to identify opportunities to 1) improve how patients and their families experience care in radiology, 2) support referring clinicians in managing their patients, 3) enable radiologists to use cutting-edge technology to deliver care, and 4) train the next generation of radiologists to deliver the highest quality care. C-PT provides the perfect environment for individuals looking to usher radiology into the future, both within Penn Medicine and in the community at large.

A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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