Technical Project Specialist I/UKHC
Technical Project Specialist I/UKHCRequisition Number:
Health IT AdvisorDepartment Name:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$46,675-78,499/yearType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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3 yrsRequired License/Registration/Certification:
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.Shift:
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.
The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service, and communication skills; and the ability to cooperate with fellow team members and co-workers.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of Promoting Interoperability, patient centered medical home, or healthcare IT experience.Deadline to Apply:
11/18/2020University 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.