Program Specialist - ADPAC, GS-0301-09

This position is closed. 12/5/2012 12:00:00 AM

Agency:

Department Of Veterans Affairs

Department:

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Occupation:

Serve as an expert in the use and management of all components of the organization 's Picture Archival and Communication System ( PACS ) .
Support the functionality of and upgrades to the voice recognition dictation systems .
Test and evaluate package upgrades , communicating and discussing the impact of upgrades with the Chief Technician .
Initiate and update Procedure Codes for Radiology exams .
Perform office automation with a variety of software applications including email , spreadsheet , database , graphics , etc. .
Closely monitors each calendar quarter , staff 's access to patient information through appropriate assignment of access codes , menus , and person class .
Request new clinic profiles and canceling blocking of clinic appointment dates .
Monitor monthly Clinic Utilization Statistical Summary reports to ensure clinic usage is within the criteria established by service Performance Monitors .
Ensure timely update of all Current Procedural Terminology ( CPT ) codes .
Use multiple software programs inputting , extracting data , and compiling reports .
Use Microsoft Word to create memoranda , letters , and other documents .
Maintain spreadsheets and databases using Microsoft Access and or Excel .
Manage incoming and outgoing correspondence .
Compose , review , edit , monitor , and advise on correspondence ( letters , memos , etc. . )
Communicate information on an informal basis to a variety of individuals with varying levels of knowledge , both internal and external to an organization .
Coordinate with numerous agencies to assist in supporting the Radiology package and receive current information on the numerous software programs utilized in the service .
Develop and ensure creation of critical menu options for generating timely workload data .
Develop and provide User training to new staff , ensuring user competency .
Provide workload data for staffing and utilization studies , performance pay contracts , service and patient safety goals , national performance measures , etc. .
Provide CD copies of images needed for patients being transferred to outlying hospitals and treating specialities .
Monitor computer printer CD supply needs to ensure user access to equipment without disruption of service .
Troubleshoot computer problems at the service level .
  • Serve as an expert in the use and management of all components of the organization's Picture Archival and Communication System (PACS).
  • Support the functionality of and upgrades to the voice recognition dictation systems.
  • Test and evaluate package upgrades, communicating and discussing the impact of upgrades with the Chief Technician.
  • Initiate and update Procedure Codes for Radiology exams.
  • Perform office automation with a variety of software applications including email, spreadsheet, database, graphics, etc.
  • Closely monitors each calendar quarter, staff's access to patient information through appropriate assignment of access codes, menus, and person class.
  • Request new clinic profiles and canceling/blocking of clinic appointment dates.
  • Monitor monthly Clinic Utilization Statistical Summary reports to ensure clinic usage is within the criteria established by service Performance Monitors.
  • Ensure timely update of all Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes.
  • Use multiple software programs inputting, extracting data, and compiling reports.
  • Use Microsoft Word to create memoranda, letters, and other documents.
  • Maintain spreadsheets and databases using Microsoft Access and/or Excel.
  • Manage incoming and outgoing correspondence. Compose, review, edit, monitor, and advise on correspondence (letters, memos, etc.)
  • Communicate information on an informal basis to a variety of individuals with varying levels of knowledge, both internal and external to an organization.
  • Coordinate with numerous agencies to assist in supporting the Radiology package and receive current information on the numerous software programs utilized in the service.
  • Develop and ensure creation of critical menu options for generating timely workload data.
  • Develop and provide User training to new staff, ensuring user competency.
  • Provide workload data for staffing and utilization studies, performance pay contracts, service and patient safety goals, national performance measures, etc.
  • Provide CD copies of images needed for patients being transferred to outlying hospitals and treating specialities.
  • Monitor computer/printer/CD supply needs to ensure user access to equipment without disruption of service.
  • Troubleshoot computer problems at the service level.