Rural Health Community Coordinator
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Rural Health Community Coordinator
Ref No.: 18-00058
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Position Type:Contract

The Rural Health Community Coordinator (RHCC) will become familiar with technologies used by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for sharing patient health information, such "Exchange” (the Veteran Lifetime Electronic Health Record), "Direct Messaging” (Secure Text Messaging) and "Blue Button” (a tool to assist Veterans to download and share their patient medical record). The RHCC will assist with educating, training and enrolling eligible Veterans in these technologies, as well as VA healthcare providers (e.g., physicians, nurses, social workers, and other caregivers) and Community healthcare providers who care for the same Veterans in their community. The RHCC will support and report on the status of the implementation of health information exchange technologies at the VA Medical Center, to include VA's Exchange (Veteran Lifetime Electronic Health Record), Direct Messaging, and VA's Blue Button Download. The RHCC will serve as the main point of contact at the VA Medical Center when interfacing with stakeholders supporting VA and private sector healthcare providers interested in implementing Veteran health information exchange technologies in their community.
Minimum requirements
·        Bachelors Degree 
·        2+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas: communications, outreach, education and training, healthcare, working with Veterans
·        General knowledge of patient health technologies (e.g., electronic health record) and ability to explain it to others
·        Veteran, National Guard, Active Duty, or Military Spouse preferred
·        Experience working in a healthcare setting, including Department of Defense Military Treatment Facility or VA
·        Active security clearance preferred
Clearance Required:  Applicants selected will be subject to a Moderate Background Investigation and will need to meet the security requirements for this position established by VA
Education: Bachelors Degree
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.