Clinical Applications Coordinator (Medical Information)

US Government, Department of Health And Human Services

This position is the Clinical Applications Coordinator of Clinical Informatics Department, Professional Services Division at Whiteriver Service Unit in Whiteriver, Arizona. This position coordinates and administers, all Information Technology Health Services and serves as a specialist/integrator in the implementation and ongoing support of multi-service clinical software applications used in the Hospital and clinic settings. The incumbent reports to the Director of Professional Services.

 

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Job Grade: 11
Total Openings: 1

Duties:

This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applications. Applicants who applied previously need not reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information. Responsible for the implementation, training and support of multi-services software packages that automate the capture of clinical encounter information and retrieve information for the Service Unit. Coordinate and provides trainings to end users on current software applications, new features and emphasizes timeliness, accuracy, security and the importance of using clinical application. Promotes an awareness of the importance of data validity, data security and complies with all relevant Privacy Acts, HIPPA Regulations and computer related policies and procedures. Analyzes and evaluates processes related to information flow and make a determination what procedural issues verses system/application deficiencies exist. Work with various departments in refining and evaluation of existing health-related software modulus and program. Coordinate with IRM staff and other application coordinators to implement integrated package, resolve conflicts, provide secondary support on related software modules, and insure smooth operations.

Qualifications:

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): Bachelor’s or graduate/higher level degree: major study in academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, GS-0601-11: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Examples include: Designing/validating/testing clinical databases; generating database queries based on testing phases; and monitoring work productivity or quality of ensure compliance with standard operating procedures. OR Must have at least 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, OR Possess a combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. Only graduate level education in excess of the amount required for the GS-9 grade level (2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or master’s or equivalent graduate degree) may be combined with experience. Computing Education and Experience: When combining education with experience, first determine your total qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; then determine your experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; finally, add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for that grade level. Time In Grade
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP). You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

Job Requirements:

Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period
ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630, requiring contact or control over Indian children. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes. Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required. Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957 and seasonal influenza immunization is required for all staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities. COVID-19 vaccination is required for all selectees prior to entrance on duty. On-call hours or standby duty may be required. Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/. You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you. Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject to a credit check as a part of the background investigation process.

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