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Database Administrator and Developer - Full Time

San Diego, CA, USA Req #1334
Friday, October 16, 2020
Borrego Health provides high quality, comprehensive, compassionate primary health care to the people in our communities, regardless of their ability to pay. We serve these communities and adjoining regions with respect, dignity and cultural sensitivity as a medical home and safety net for essential health care and social services. Borrego Health is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Federal Tort Claims Act Deemed (FTCA) facility.

Borrego Health is now the second largest health center in the country and the largest health center in the State of California! Join our team and make a difference today!  


Under the direction of the Director, Application and Database Services, this position is serving as Database Administration and Developer. This position is responsible for designing, development, testing, planning, implementing, protecting, operating, managing, and maintaining Borrego Health’s databases. The Database Administration and Developer will also work with various leadership levels and staff within the Borrego organizations and other community and strategic partners as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Administrative Functions:

1. Design, develop and implement datasets based on customer requirements.

2. Optimize database systems for performance efficiency. 

3. Prepare design specifications and functional documentations for assigned database projects. 

4. Perform space management and capacity planning for database projects. 

5. Develop database tables and dictionaries.

6. Ensure data quality and integrity in databases. 

7. Identify any issues related to database performance and provide corrective measures. 

8. Create complex functions, scripts, stored procedures, and triggers to support application development. 

9. Participate in database design and architecture to support application development projects. 

10. Test databases and perform bug fixes. 

11. Troubleshoot database related issues in a timely manner. 

12. Develop security procedures to protect databases from unauthorized usage. 

13. Evaluate existing database and recommend improvements for performance efficiency. 

14. Develop best practices for database design and development activities.

15. Assist in the overall management of the availability, usability, integrity, and security of the data employed in an enterprise wide system.

16. Perform application upgrades, patching, and support.

17. Perform database upgrades, patching, and support.

18. Assist with development and support of application interfacing and integration.

19. Assist with development and support of database interfacing and data integration.

20. Define and collect appropriate data for management and clinical decision making, including monitoring utilization, quality of care and clinical indicators.

21. Ensure and maintain security and confidentiality for all data as outlined by internal policies and procedures.

22. Provide training and technical assistance on databases, applications, and reporting tools.

23. Maintain current knowledgebase of databases, applications, and reporting tools.

24. Responsible for compliance with all BCHF policies and procedures, and all applicable laws and regulations, including HIPAA and OSHA

25. Must have strong analytical, organizational problem resolution, and customer service skills

26. Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, information systems or related field; project management and/or general business management, or equivalent related IT experience  

2. Two or more years of relevant healthcare information systems experience preferred. 

3. Strong command of Transact-SQL and SQL Server Tools

4. Understanding of relational and dimensional data modeling

5. Familiarity with SSIS and SSRS

6. Advance knowledge of database security, backup, and recovery 

7. Advance knowledge of database performance tuning and enhancements

8. All staff that is presently working within a clinic is required to have a Current and Valid CPR and First Aide certification on file with the Human Resources Department. This is for clinical and administrative staff. This new license requirement is mandatory for continued employment, CPR and First Aide certification must be obtained through the American Heart Association. Internet certificates do not comply and for this reason are not valid.

Additional Information

You may also mail or fax your application and resume to the following address and telephone number:

Borrego Health
PO Box 2369
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Fax: 858-634-6903
Borrego Community Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or any other protected class, political affiliation or belief.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • San Diego, CA, USA