The Health Technician (Telehealth Clinical) serves in a generalist role to support and manage telehealth operations and is typically stationed at a clinical care delivery site (VA Medical Center, CBOC, VA Outreach Clinic, etc.) with duties that may require travel for the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center.Learn more about this agency
Duties of the Health Technician (Telehealth Clinical) include and are not limited to:
Preparing the clinical environment, which may include preparing medical and telecommunications equipment to be used for clinical examination and treatment.
Serving as a telepresenter within scope of practice during clinical video telehealth (CVT) and VA Video Connect (VVC) encounters including tasks such as establishing and maintaining video conferencing connections, making introductions between patient site and provider site, following instruction of a clinician to facilitate an effective clinical encounter.
Serving as an imager and clinical data manager to store and forward telehealth clinical encounters including tasks such as capturing images, collecting data and transmitting them electronically for clinical review in accordance with VHA national guidelines.
Following all patient safety guidelines, protocols, and procedures.
Completing standardized clinical questionnaires and templates within scope of training and applicable guidelines.
Ensuring patient privacy is protected by complying with all information security and patient privacy regulations.
Monitoring and maintaining schedules of rooms, patients, technologies, clinical providers, and presenters as needed to ensure efficient telehealth operations.
Configuring, Installing, troubleshooting, cleaning, and performing minor routine maintenance of assigned telehealth technology.
All other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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