Telemedicine Expert Should be a qualified expert of 5 to 10 years of experience in management in the field of telemedicine. He/ She should have proven ability to manage and administer both the design and supervision aspects of projects of this nature. The Team Leader must have experience in leading complex multi-disciplinary teams on similar assignments, preferably in the same region.
Oversee the implementation plan of sites, specialties, and other telemedicine clinical and educational services.
Assist in coordinating clinical activities with participating specialists, evaluates scopes and other peripheral devices for clinical appropriateness, provides guidance on the potential uses of telemedicine, and outlines the opportunities and limitations of the technology.
Responsible for evaluation and research in the areas of equipment utilization, cost-benefit analysis, and clinical efficacy and outcomes.
Participate in policy development at the local, state, and federal level.
Incorporate telemedicine as a strategy in the area of rural health and affiliation development.
Act as liaison to the medical community, providing education regarding the appropriate applications and opportunities provided by telemedicine.
Serve as the primary contact for scheduling of the telemedicine and videoconferencing
Organize on-site training for users of the telemedicine, videoconferencing, and remote monitoring systems.
Responsible for working with appropriate site staff to bill for telemedicine services.
Organize demonstrations of the system for visitors.
Provide or arrange for basic technical support and perform or provide for general system maintenance.
Coordinate with the technical support team to ensure that problems and system development needs are addressed.
Assist in data collection and report generation
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Minimum of 2 years of recent hospital Ambulatory Care or clinic supervision experience required. Demonstrated ability to motivate staff to achieve optimal individual and team performance.
Completion of Supervisor Series course desired.
Demonstrated analytic ability to identify process or performance issues and develop recommendations using multiple information sources.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the demonstrated ability to understand and to convey information clearly
Understanding of the legal and regulatory health care environment and analytic skills to implement policies in the unique telemedicine setting.
Excellent computer skills and an ability to learn and understand the general technical requirements for the telemedicine systems. Ability to provide basic technical support and to triage more difficult problems to appropriate staff. Ability and skill to proficiently operate a PC for Excel, Word, Lotus Notes, Internet, Invasion, Signature, and all hospital registration, scheduling and billing systems.