NextGen Specialist

Opening Date: 06/13/2022
Closing Date: 06/27/2022
Job Title: NextGen Specialist
Salary/Wage: $39.45/hr
Tribal Level: 23
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Job Posting Number: 202245


Provides expert level in implementation, training and education support of NextGens’s EHR, EPM, DM, and ancillary module solutions.  The Integration and Training Specialist is responsible for working with IT, clinic staff, and physicians to implement and maintain NextGen systems.



Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent is required.    Minimum of five (5) years experience in healthcare system implementation and support in a large multi-specialty health care system is required. Knowledge of: Microsoft SQL-2005/2008, MCP, MCSE or other vendor certifications or demonstrated knowledge and experience in SQL database administration Basic technical level knowledge of Local Area Networks and protocols required. Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills for troubleshooting complex issues and diverse software/hardware problems. Windows 7, Microsoft office, and network printers. Microsoft Office applications especially an intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel. MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) certification a plus. Experience in: NextGen applications are required.  Current NextGen Certified Profession certification required. Working in ambulatory clinic setting. Crystal Reports or other reporting languages is preferred. HL7 based interfaces between EHR/EMR systems is required.  Rosetta Interface Engine preferred. Proactively assessing opportunities to optimize the NextGen system, related workflows and procedures. Ability to: Multi-task, this includes the ability to understand multiple products and multiple levels of benefits within each product. Remain focused and productive each day though tasks may be repetitive. Other: Excellent customer service skills; demonstrates concern and respect for others in all interactions and inspires confidence and trust.


Responsible for the employee and physician training and support for all NextGen clinical EHR and EPM system implementation projects. Responsible for EHR/EPM/DM and other NextGen module training for new employees and on-going post implementation. Participation and coordination with IT to evaluate workflows and ensure EHR/EPM systems are used efficiently and the system is used to capacity. Monitor and ensure data integrity and quality assurance. Design and customize training content and materials as well as provide group, individual and onsite training. Provide support to end users, troubleshoot issues and identify training opportunities. Manage help desk tickets for NextGen related technical issues and assist IT staff as needed with other clinical programs. Follow vendor provided procedures and schedules for the maintenance and upgrade to the NextGen products and related clinical technologies. Template maintenance, development and testing. Perform user access audits on clinical systems as required. Responsible for data mining/reporting, including assisting in the development and testing of various reports as needed by multiple departments. Administration of EHR/EPM including but is not limited to, adding users, database security, analyzing and evaluating data, designing queries, importing/exporting data, rebuilding files and indexes, troubleshooting and problem resolution, installing patches and upgrades, and data conversion. Develops and implements effective database and applications policies and procedures. Coordinates and executes operational goals with IT and ensures that Clinic databases and application needs are complemented and supported. Coordinates and schedules all database and related application requests and operations. Maintains strict confidentiality of all information encountered while performing daily tasks. Researches, identifies and selects new service or equipment providers as required. Expectation of attending training and other webex/webinar sessions that are assigned for the current project to be able to be up to speed with current knowledge. Provide follow up and training with staff accordingly with the information that has been reviewed based on the current project. Provide updates on current project to Administration on a weekly basis. In partnership with department leadership ensure staff is participating and creating NextGen related workflows for their departments based on the training and requirements of Tribal Health. Train Clinical Applications Coordinator. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS: Performs and assists with complex databases and applications functions as required.  Successful completion of special projects as assigned. Serves as Implementation and Training expert for Clinic projects to include assisting in preparation of specifications, bidding processes, pre-bid meeting coordination and final selection of contractors. Produces reports, statistics and other desired information for strategic planning and budgeting purposes.

All new employees will serve a six-month probationary period to enable the General Manger to determine their suitability as a tribal employee. After the six-month probation the employee will be evaluated of his/her performance and at that time, it will be, decided if the employee is entitled to a regular employee status.

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a Tribal “Application for Employment Form”, found here:

Employment Application (PDF)
Apply Online

Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.


If applying for more than one position, separate applications will be required for each position.
The high school diploma/GED requirement will be waived for Tribal Elders

Send Applications To

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380

Fax number: 855-573-1032
Human Resources: 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1274

Conditions of Employment

The selectee will be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use before employment.

New employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their first day of employment or submit a request for medical exemption to the Human Resource Manager, prior to starting employment.

May need to provide DMV Driver Record and proof of Automobile insurance.

The Tribe’s Indian Preference Policy will apply. Tribal government will not discriminate in selection because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, membership, and non-membership in an employee organization.