Work is anticipated to be performed off-site/remotely.
Our client is seeking a HL7 Consultant. MDH’s immunization program has a well-established process for the collection of data about immunizations administered in the State of Minnesota. The immunization data is stored in an application called the Minnesota Immunization Information Connection (MIIC). The mechanism used by MDH to collect immunization data is HL7 messaging.The COVID-19 Pandemic response has created an unprecedented need for MDH to expand on the number of organizations from which it collects immunization data. MNIT staff play an important role in onboarding new organizations to MIIC.The purpose of these engagements is to augment the MNIT team that is already working with immunization providers. The selected resources will have an active role in onboarding new immunization providers to MIIC. The resources will work as technical liaisons between the State and organizations that are providing immunization data to the State over an existing infrastructure. The resources should be prepared to work with between 5 and 15 immunization provider organizations concurrently.
Review HL7 immunization messages received from MDH’s data exchange partners for compliance with HL7 Immunization data exchange standard (VXU) and MDH’s MIIC HL7 2.5.1 v1.5 updated guide
Document and report data quality and standard compliance issues to the data exchange partners.
Manage issues with MDH’s immunization data exchange partners.
Work with multiple data exchange partners concurrently
Coordinate onboarding technical activities between MDH program staff, MNIT Services staff, and MDH’s immunization data exchange partners.
Provide knowledge transfer to State staff.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
3 years of experience working with HL7 data.
3 years of combined experience writing and/or executing Standard Query Language (SQL) data manipulation language (DML) queries.
Experience with HL7 VXU Immunization standard
Ability to identify the components of an HL7 message including but not limited to messages, segments, elements, delimiter characters, and escape characters
Ability to relate concepts and ideas documented in an HL7 implementation guide to the components in an HL7 message
Experience documenting technical issues and communicating technical concepts using plain language to both technical and non-technical people in writing and orally
Experience managing multiple concurrent projects following an established process
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to work effectively with people with varying technical knowledge and skills