Virtual Care, Telehealth, Telepresence Collaboration Engineer I - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Health

Full Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health, located in eastern North Carolina, is a comprehensive health system that is made up of 8 hospitals that serve 1.4 million people in 29 counties. Vidant Health includes Vidant Medical Center, community hospitals, physician practices and partners that collaborate with Vidant Health to enhance the quality of life of our patients.

Information Services at Vidant Health

Vidant Health offers comprehensive Information Technology (IT) services and infrastructure to support and enable all aspects of organizational operations. Our IT division consists of a state-of-the-art data center located in Greenville, NC. The data center services all information technology needs of Vidant Health facilities. All Vidant Health owned or leased hospitals are on a common IT platform, including our electronic health record (EHR) that uses Epic's suite of applications. Vidant Health has achieved Meaningful Use Stage 2 recognition and is also approaching Stage 7 for HIMSS Analytics’ Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM) recognition.

Position Summary

The Virtual Care/Telehealth/Telepresence Technology Engineer and support specialist’s role is to ensure proper operation of all systems and devices associated with the virtual care division so end users may accomplish business tasks without interruption. This includes receiving, prioritizing, documenting and actively resolving end user help requests as well as device registrations and troubleshooting. This position will serve as the liason between the Virtual Care Committee and Informations Services Department.

Responsibilities

Participates in the development of ongoing services and expansion of Virtual Care / Telehealth services.

Develops and monitors performance/outcome metrics and conducts analysis of existing Virtual Care programs and services. Makes recommendations to management for alternative methods to enhance costs efficiencies, productivity, improved process performance and capital utilization.

Works closely with vendors with all aspect of Virtual Care services provided at various locations.

Works closely with Design and Construction and other contractors to ensure optimal virtual care design and room layout.

Evaluate documented resolutions to virtual care and/or teleconference issues and analyze trends for ways to prevent future problems.

 

Document and identify emerging trends in incidents; work to resolve these trends independently.

 

Assist in software releases and roll-outs and communication to the end users.

 

Actively support various virtual care, teleconferencing software and hardware across all levels of the organization.

 

Actively work to evaluate new software/hardware which may be available currently or will be coming to market soon. Make recommendations to leadership regarding use of new technology.

 

Field incoming requests both telephone and e-mail to ensure courteous, timely and effective resolution of end user issues.

 

Apply diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting.

 

Access software updates, drivers, knowledge bases, and FAQ resources on the Internet/Intranet to aid in problem resolution.

 

Identify and learn all related appropriate software and hardware used and supported by the organization.

 

Develop help sheets and FAQ lists for end users.

 

Performs other duties or functions as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience with various virtual care/teleconferencing software and hardware is essential for success in this role
  • Information Technology or related degree preferred
  • Questions?  e-Mail: JOBS@VIDANTHEALTH.COM

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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