Sunday, January 3, 2010

Health IT Consultant

Here's a job description that may be of interest: Health IT Consultant

Of note: This is part of an "ARRA STIMULUS JOB ORDER" and I think we can expect to see many more of these types of jobs appearing in 2010.

Here are the details:

ARRA: This position will support the Health Information Technology Extension Program and will be funded by a REC Grant. The goal of the project is to provide technical assistance related to the selection, implementation, and use of electronic health records (EHRs).

Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services provider, a nonprofit healthcare quality improvement organization (QIO) will be recruiting for a Health Information Technology Consultant in January of 2010, to provide service to partners in North Seattle.

Facilitate the selection, implementation, and meaningful use of electronic health records (EHR) within an assigned client base of health care providers. Assess clients workflows and protocols and then recommend best practice process improvement interventions and technical solutions. Monitor and report on the progress of assigned tasks.

~ Bachelors Degree in a related field.
~ Three (3) years of project management experience in Health Care.
~ Two (2) years of experience with the adoption and use of EHR.
~ Demonstrate extensive knowledge of healthcare information systems.
~ Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).
~ Strong organizational skills; ability to establish priorities and work efficiently with minimum supervision.
~ Excellent problem-solving skills, strong detail orientation and ability to adeptly manage multiple priorities and timelines.
~ Ability to maintain high standards of accuracy, productivity, and confidentiality.
~ Ability to handle sensitive issues with confidentiality and diplomacy.
~ Willingness to shift priorities and implement multi-tasking skills in response to a rapidly-growing work load in response to project needs.
~ Willingness to work varied hours as needed to meet project deadlines and to accomplish work assignments on which others activities depend.

~ Background in primary care, external consulting, and/or demonstrated proficiency with at least one EHR application.
~ Demonstrated experience with written communications, including editing and crafting messages for a large audience.

Hours: To be Determined
Days: To be Determined
Type of Employment:Full Time-Permanent

Wage: All positions posted at, through the Assisted Recruitment Process, guarantee compliance with Washington State minimum wage laws.
~ Paid time off (PTO) bank: 16 days/year of personal time off, increasing to 21 days after four years, and to 26 days after eight years.
~ Extended illness bank: 7 additional days per year for approved extended medical absence.
~ Holidays: 9 designated holidays.
~ Medical Insurance: We offer a comprehensive Preferred Provider (PPO) Plan (and an HMO option where available).
~ Dental Insurance: Premier program with a wide choice of dentists.
Short and Long Term Disability: 100% of long-term disability coverage.
~ Basic Retirement: Employer contributes a percentage based on your income, with your choice of investments.
~ Employee assistance program (EAP): Free short-term counseling with up to 6 visits per family member.

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  1. I agree that there will be more jobs like this. I saw a similr job via the federal gov't in Hines (greater Chicago , IL).

  2. So this is a job application after all. That's great!