State Of Texas Jobs Near Me – Program Specialist

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Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Regional Nurse Manager, the DSHS EHR Regional Administrator will perform senior-level consultative and technical assistance work related to the incoming DSHS Electronic Health Records (EHR) system. Work involves planning and coordinating the regional transition of public health service documentation from a wide range of legacy systems to the new DSHS EHR platform.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs technical oversight, training, research, planning, program assessment and administrative activities related to the implementation of the DSHS Electronic Health Records (EHR) system in the PHR.
  • During the system design, development, and implementation phases, serves as the primary point of contact for the DSHS EHR Project Manager on regional inputs and assignments related to the DSHS EHR project.
  • Oversees distribution of project information, tracks assignment statuses, and produces project status reports.
  • Following system deployment (expected July 2023), serves as the regional subject matter expert on the implementation and ongoing operational use by staff and patients of the DSHS EHR.
  • During the system design, development, and implementation phases, performs analyses of operations in preparation for the migration from regional documentation into legacy systems to documentation in the DSHS EHR.
  • Identifies potential migration risks and prepares reports to outline findings and make recommendations for mitigation.
  • Following system deployment, receives, analyzes and triages tickets related to any regional program staff issues in integrating the DSHS EHR into their operations and workflows.
  • Maintains up-to-date and accurate ticket status and documentation for projects and escalated tickets and takes steps at the regional level to address process issues which impact high levels of unresolved issues.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to organize and develop work plans, coordinate administrative assignments, and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner and present to DSHS senior executive and regional leadership, stakeholders including local health entities, healthcare providers and technical staff.
  • Skill in project management techniques.
  • Skill in the use of Electronic Health Records.
  • Ability to serve as an agency spokesperson in matters related to project management and operations.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems and make decision that will impact overall business operations.
  • Knowledge in project management and prioritizing multiple project deliverables, work processes, and timelines.
  • Skills in analyzing and evaluating complex program policy and operations issues.
  • Skill in assessing learning needs of and training adult learners on technical concepts and systems.
  • Skill in developing and evaluating guidance and procedures, to assess risk and develop contingency plans; and to make recommendations and decisions.
  • Ability to plan, assign and track completion of the work of others, and influence others to perform required tasks related to EHR use.
  • Skill in the use of standard office equipment and software including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Skill in leading staff work processes, setting priorities, and monitoring progress.

Job Details:

Company: State Of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Tyler, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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