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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.
· 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.
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It is a requirement of law that a statement regarding equal employment opportunities and discrimination within the work place be published and conspicuously posted for all employees.
It is the policy of this company to provide an equal opportunity to all of its employees. As stated in the Federal guidelines, employees should be able to perform their jobs in workplaces free from discrimination-whether that discrimination is based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, or sexual orientation. Discrimination at HMS TECNOLOGIES, INC is not acceptable. We believe that all employees should be able to perform their jobs in a workplace free from discrimination of any kind.
Further, it is the policy of this company to provide equal opportunity in employment for all persons to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, or sexual orientation through a continuing affirmative action program in each department. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to and must be an integral part of every aspect of personnel policy and practice in the employment, development, advancement, and treatment of our employees, to the extent permitted by law.
Additionally, This employer is a Government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, 38 U.S.C. 4212 (VEVRAA), which requires Government contractors to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment: (1) disabled veterans; (2) recently separated veterans; (3) active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans; and (4) Armed Forces service medal veterans.