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Technical Project Specialist I/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Technical Project Specialist I/UKHC
Requisition Number RE27536
Working Title Health IT Advisor
Department Name H3999:EVPHA
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 10
Salary Range $46,675-78,499/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs; sitting for extended periods of time with intermittent repetitive motions (such as typing), occasionally standing and/or walking with objects between 10-25lbs; and regular job related travel.


Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, with some evening, nights, and weekends required per business needs.

Job Summary

The Kentucky Regional Extension Center (Kentucky REC) is currently seeking a Technical Project Specialist I to be responsible for implementing process improvement; project planning and implementation; customer service; professional and staff development, and progress reporting for practices. The Technical Project Specialist will work with multiple stakeholders across the state on HIT projects; gathering and capturing provider data; developing remediation plans; educating and assisting providers on federal regulations; and tracking progress for project purposes. In addition, the Technical Project Specialist I will facilitate HIT and non-HIT projects such as Quality Improvement, Promoting Interoperability and HIPAA Privacy and Security and other initiatives as required. The Kentucky REC serves as a trusted advisor to health care organizations, clinicians and leaders across the state, helping them to manage the complex and changing world of health care.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service, and communication skills; and the ability to cooperate with fellow team members and co-workers.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in privacy and security, quality improvement, IT or healthcare IT.

Deadline to Apply 05/05/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-04-21 Expires: 2021-05-21

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