Technical Project Specialist I/UKHC

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Job Title:

Technical Project Specialist I/UKHC

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Health IT Advisor

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs; sitting for extended periods of time with intermittent repetitive motions (such as typing), occasionally standing and/or walking with objects between 10-25lbs; and regular job related travel.


Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, with some evening, nights, and weekends required per business needs.

Job Summary:

The Kentucky Regional Extension Center (Kentucky REC) is currently seeking a Technical Project Specialist I to be responsible for implementing process improvement; project planning and implementation; customer service; professional and staff development, and progress reporting for practices participating in Promoting Interoperability and/or the Patient Centered Neighborhood.

The Technical Project Specialist will work with multiple stakeholders across the state on HIT and non-HIT projects; gathering and capturing provider data; developing remediation plans; educating and assisting providers on federal regulations; and tracking progress for project purposes.

The Kentucky REC serves as a trusted advisor to health care organizations, clinicians and leaders across the state, helping them to manage the complex and changing world of health care.
This is a 2 year grant funded position.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service, and communication skills; and the ability to cooperate with fellow team members and co-workers.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of Promoting Interoperability, patient centered medical home, or healthcare IT experience.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 1/12/2021
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