INTERESTED APPLICANTS MUST APPLY DIRECTLY THROUGH TARRANTCOUNTY.COM
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Public Health, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Management, Healthcare Administration, or other systems disciplines. Full time experience in database administration, software support and/or programming may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for educational requirement.
Two (2) full-time years of computer information systems experience is required.
Experience with meaningful use compliance and healthcare information systems preferred, especially those involved in meeting public health meaningful use reporting criteria including public health case reporting and/or bio surveillance use cases.
Broad experience preferred in IT, public health, stakeholder engagement, and communication disciplines.
Applicant must have good oral and written communication skills and good organizational skills.
Applicant must be able to use independent judgment in completing activities and to operate under general supervision.
Knowledge of relational database design and management.
High-level computer programming languages such as Visual Basic, Structured Query Language (SQL), Visual Studio, and Access.
Knowledge of local area networks, wide area networks, and virtual private networks.
Intermediate to advanced skills in core business software, such as Microsoft Office, including presentation, spreadsheet, and other applications.
Knowledge of HL7 interfaces development and maintenance. Knowledge of healthcare programs in which IT plays a major role (e.g. Meaningful Use, Patient-Centered Medical Home, PQRS).
Knowledge of clinical terminology and coding standards such as ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT, LOINC, and SNOMED.
Ability to work independently and complete projects on time.
Preferred exposure to or knowledge of HIPAA requirements.
Applicant must have the desire and skill to work in a collaborative team environment.
If hired, must provide proof of educational attainment at new hire processing
Tarrant County will conduct background checks on new hires that will include a criminal background check related to convictions and deferred adjudications since the age of seventeen (17) and may include credit reports, motor vehicle records, employment records, and educational attainment. A conviction or deferred adjudication is not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered individually. Incumbent must hold a valid Driver's License or State Issued ID card.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT & OTHER REQUIREMENTS
While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is regularly required to bend, carry, climb stairs, grasp/squeeze, use hand tools, hear, keyboard, kneel, lift below the waist, lift between waist and shoulder, lift overhead, lift to the side/twist, tolerate noise, pull, push, reach, reach overhead, perform repetitive tasks, see color, see far and near, sit, squat, stand, stoop, talk, use his/her hands, drive a vehicle, walk, work alone and with others, and work overtime.