Healthcare Consultant in Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM)

Location: Washington, DC
Do you want to help transform the nation’s largest integrated healthcare delivery system?  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is committed to providing seamless care for Veterans, including access to a complete electronic health record (EHR) and shared, transparent care pathways with the Department of Defense (DoD) and community providers.  In order to ensure seamless care for Veterans, VA will move toward a single common system by adopting the electronic health record (EHR) system that is being deployed by DoD, which at its core consists of Cerner Millennium.   Currently the VA is undertaking an enterprise-wide Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) effort through the procurement of the Cerner commercial electronic health record software and related support services. This modernization of VA’s health information management systems will result in a common, single, lifetime health record that both DoD and VA can access, with anticipated improvements in patient care and safety.

Enterprise Resource Performance Incorporated (ERPi) is a service-disabled veteran owned small business specializing in management consulting for the federal government (www.erpi.net) since 2001. A highly service-oriented firm, ERPi combines highly specialized expertise and experience with a collaborative consulting methodology to deliver innovative and successful business transformation for federal government agencies that safeguard the public health, security, and economic well-being of the nation.  ERPi is committed to creating an environment for professional growth and success for our talented professionals, as evidenced by our strong retention rate and average tenure. 

ERPi is providing a range of program management, administrative, and technical support activities to the VA’s EHRM Program Executive Office (PEO) in support of this transformative and high-profile enterprise-wide effort. The scope of this program includes PMO support of the EHRM, including the maintenance, enhancement and decommissioning of supporting legacy health systems and support for all projects and programs required for the success of the EHRM.  In this vital VA EHR transformation, we are seeking a Health Care Consultant in Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) to support the business process development and improvements.

Role Description:
The consultant will support the EHR modernization as follows:
•        Business Process Development – support strategy development and implementation/execution of relevant Veterans Health Administration (VHA) business processes and process improvements; develop business process mapping / workflows (using VISIO) to document ‘as-is’ and ‘to-be’ end-states; perform gap analyses of differences between current and targeted states; document findings; draft recommendations; utilize LSS / Baldrige or other equivalent best practices;
•        Requirements Documentation – will document requirements, establish technical business rules, and implementation plans;
•        Technical Coordination – support software development lifecycle planning of VA’s EHR solution;
•        Stakeholder Engagement – assist with stakeholder interviews, collaborative design sessions, and other information gathering forums to define ‘as-is’ and ‘to-be’ states;
•        Data Analysis Coordination – support data analysis and validation;
•        Must live in the Washington, DC Metro area.

Required Skills and Experience:
•        BA/BS degree;
•        3 years’ relevant experience with health care consulting, electronic health records, health care project management, health care operations analysis, and/or clinical process improvement; 
•        Experience with electronic health records requirements documentation, configuration, and implementation.

Desired skills and experience:
•        Experience with health care implementation projects, particularly electronic health records;
•        Experience with Cerner Solutions, or similar;
•        Experience assessing business processes; performing process improvements;
•        Project management experience.

ERPi Benefits
ERPi’s compensation and benefits plan is designed to attract and retain the industry’s most capable professionals and executives. We offer tuition reimbursement for selected graduate schools, 401(k) profit sharing, spot awards to recognize exceptional performance immediately, industry-leading health plans, and charitable donation matching, in addition to competitive base salaries.
 
 
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