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Abbott Interface Analyst in Charlottesville, Virginia

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott’s Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.

The position of Interface Analyst is within our [BU/Function] located at Charlottesville Va. This role is responsible for the remote implementation and maintenance of the interface between the RALS data management system and the hospital LIS.


  • Achieve competency with the RALS data management system to include the RALS-ADT and RALS-LIS Interfaces

  • Based on specifications provided by end user, tailor the RALS-ADT generic scripts to successfully receive patient demographics from the Hospital Information System (HIS)

  • Tailor end user interface according to the different HIS requirements

  • Based on specifications provided by end user, tailor the RALS-LIS generic scripts to allow the successful transmission of results to the Laboratory Information System (LIS)

  • Patient ID handling and validation

  • Comment handling

  • Result range and critical handling

  • Single and multi-analyte profile and result handling

  • Customer specific situational requirements

  • Understand the requirements and differences of a terminal emulation interface and an HL7 interface

  • Tailor each interface according to the different LIS requirements

  • Participate in internal script review for each tailored interface provided to end user

  • Manage workload to meet end user and HIS/LIS vendor test and go-live timelines

  • Own and manage individual projects as well as function as a resource for larger project teams

  • Manage customer expectations and provide ongoing customer support

  • Responsible for mandatory weekly time tracking/recording of specific activities such as project work, training, etc. to ensure financial & business compliance

  • Provide after-hours project support as needed

  • Complete other assigned projects/tasks as necessary.


  • Technical Associates Degree in networking/software related field (BA/BS preferred)

  • Previous experience with Object Oriented Programming and general understanding of coding concepts

  • Experience with Java script

  • Familiarity with remote connectivity and network communication protocols


  • Experience with LIS/HIS systems such as Meditech, Cerner, Epic, etc. is strongly preferred

  • Database management experience

  • Familiarity with Mirth/Nextgen interface engines

  • Familiarity with Visual Basic 6

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com