Health Applications Coordinator Information Technology (IT) Lummi Tribal Health Center (LTHC) **Re-Advertise**

Full-time
Bellingham, WA

Lummi Nation

Posted On: Jul-06
Status: Open
Non-Exempt:
Yes
Salary
$25.09-$28.10 p/h DOE
Details
JOB SUMMARY: Health Applications Coordinator is responsible for the implementation,
optimization and ongoing support of electronic health record (EHR) applications. This position is
responsible for workflow transformation, assessment, planning, design, re-design, validation,
testing, evaluation, end-user training, implementation, support, optimization, and adoption of health
applications and processes. This position will help inform health program development and
monitoring through data reporting and analysis.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, and other related
duties as assigned.
1. Serve as a key resource for EHR applications across health departments and provides
application support to all end-users as needed
2. Work closely with providers and end-users anticipating potential impacts that changes in EHR
applications will have to health provider and staff work processes
3. Analyze and evaluate processes related to information flow throughout health programs,
working across departments, taking the initiative to improve health operations by optimizing
processes
4. Manages the customization of the site parameters and addresses integration issues with other
applications
5. Coordinate, connect, and maintain relationships with both public and private organizations to
track policy and technology changes that will impact EHR use; makes recommendations to
leadership regarding technology upgrades or changes
6. Create a positive environment for reporting application deficiencies and suggestions for system
improvements and enhanced functionality
7. Coordinates efforts to correct deficiencies and errors that occur in the electronic record
8. Produce and maintain EHR application design, function and process flowcharts and
documentation9. Prepare EHR applications training documentation and conduct individual and group training
sessions on existing, upgraded and new applications; Ensures training is scheduled for new
users
10. Participates in coordination of scanning paper based health information into EHR repositories;
ensures these activities follow established procedures and protocols
11. Provide direct end-user support for all EHR applications.
12. Work with both internal and external entities preparing reports for GPRA, Meaningful Use, and
other health related data reporting
13. Coordinate activities with outside agencies including Indian Health Service and private vendors
to ensure optimal functioning of EHR applications; constantly seeking opportunities to make
improvements in application functionality
14. Work closely with system administrators to complete tasks and projects related to health
technologies.
15. Prepare quarterly and annual project reports for department management
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Health Informatics, Health Sciences, or Business;
• OR, applicant may substitute RN degree with a certificate in Health Informatics or EHR
management
• Plus, 2 years of work experience in Health IT in a clinical setting
• OR, may substitute 8 years of directly related project management experience in Health IT at a
hospital or academic medical center in lieu of education
• Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s license and meet eligibility requirements for
tribal insurance.
• Lummi/Native American/Veteran preference policy applies.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
• Experience with RPMS/VISTA
• Experience working with AI/AN populations
• Experience with Microsoft Windows products
• Experience in database management and query
• Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and staff
• Oral and written skills with the ability to effectively communicate complicated technical
information to end users
• Ability to manage and meet deadlines without supervision.
• Knowledge of a broad range of patient care activities with an understanding of how different
services and functions interact.
• Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
• Skilled in problem solving and managing interpersonal relationships in the workplace.
• Working knowledge and understanding of HIPAA and other laws concerning vital statistic
records.
• Working knowledge of Meaningful Use and GPRA.
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
• Ability to work flexible hours as needed
REQUIREMENTS:
• Must pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol test to be eligible for and maintain
employment, as required by the LIBC Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.
• This position requires regular contact with or control over Indian children and is therefore
subject to successful and extensive criminal background check, CAMIS background check.
• Must participate in LIBC HIPAA training within 30 days of hire.• Must have no convictions of moral turpitude or felony and not have been convicted during the
past year of a misdemeanor.
• This position has direct access to security sensitive data, facilities
• No criminal behavior, on or off duty.
• Must maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
TO APPLY:
To obtain a Lummi Indian Business Council (LIBC) application go to: https://www.lumminsn.gov/widgets/JobsNow.php or request by e-mail libchr@lummi-nsn.gov For more information
contact the HR front desk (360) 312-2023. Submit LIBC application, cover letter, resume &
reference letters no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date listed above. If listing degrees or
certifications include copies. Mailing Address: 2665 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA 98226.
Human Resource Fax number: 360-380-6991