Health IT Systems Informaticist

Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
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Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Since 2012, Peraton and its partners have been providing full life cycle support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) electronic Health Records (eHR) solution. The eHR is a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) case management system for maintaining records of medical treatment provided to individuals detained by ICE. ICE detainees receive medical, dental, and mental health evaluations and treatment necessary and appropriate for the individual’s medical condition and length of stay. The ICE Health Services Corps (IHSC) provides health evaluations, treatment, and services to ICE detainees held in detention facilities across the country. IHSC personnel use the eHR to document health care provided to these detainees. The eHR is an integrated healthcare information system comprised of several components, which record and manage detainee healthcare evaluation and treatment information as well as process claims for payments to external healthcare providers.


The Functional Lead and Health Informaticist for the DHS ICE eHR Operations & Maintenance (O&M) program is key personnel that will be responsible to support development, functionality, quality assurance, compliance, user acceptance testing, training and deployment of several eHR applications.  Additionally, the candidate will be responsible to deliver on the current O&M support contract, support additional DHS ICE eHR pursuits, and any follow-on client delivery work as applicable.  The applicant should be detail oriented with comprehensive attention to detail, proactive, self-motivated and think out of the box as their contribution to team’s consistent exceptional customer ratings.


What you’ll do:

The Functional Lead / Health Informaticist will be responsible for the following but not limited to:

  • Clinical Subject Matter Expert (SME) especially in electronic Health Records and Health informatics.
  • Conduct Agile Scrum Master Activities (Meeting facilitation, Meeting Notes, Coaching, Kanban Board administration, Daily Standup, etc.).
  • Work closely with the QA Lead to create/review step-by-step test cases and test execution reports.
  • Work virtually with the client, the team, and COTS vendor representatives.
  • Support planned deployments and go-lives. These will require after hours support occasionally.
  • Support related DHS ICE pursuits and follow on client delivery work as applicable.

Required qualifications:

  • 5 years with BS/BA, 3 years with MS/MA, 0 years with PhD
  • Ability to obtain Public Trust clearance
  • Software Quality Assurance Testing experience
  • 5+ years Health Informatics Experience
  • Agile Development and Scrum Master experience
  • Excellent client communication and organizational skills
  • Strong communication, business writing, stakeholder management skills. 
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude is required to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines.
  • Exceptional research and analysis
  • All aspects of configuration management such as: configuration identification, change control, configuration status accounting, configuration audits, configuration documentation

Desired qualifications: 

  • Five (5) or more years in an Enterprise IT Environment, to include a minimum of two (2) years working with Health IT Systems
  • Experience:
    • Working with EHR administration and configuration (certification preferred)
    • Working with EHR systems used in a correctional setting
    • Operations and Maintenance of an enterprise system
    • Working with DHS ICE System Lifecycle Management Process
    • Working as a Scrum Master or similar role
  • Certifications:
    • Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS)
    • Clinical and Health Informatics related certifications (e.g., Informatics Nursing RN-BC (ANCC))
    • Scrum Master (e.g. Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I), SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), or SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM))
  • Skills:
    • Working knowledge of Healthcare Coding Standards: ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes, CPT-4 Procedure codes, etc.
    • Knowledge and experience with the following applications: Atlassian JIRA reporting, IBM Cognos Report Studio, eClinical Works, Enterprise Business Optimizer (eBO), Fusion CIPS (Pharmacy), sMART (eMAR), Valor (teleradiology), LabCorp interface



At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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