Colorado Hospital Association Broadband Services (CHABS) serves as a designated federal consortium to administer broadband technology subsidies for Colorado. CHABS works closely with Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) non-profit member hospitals and health systems, mental health centers, Federally Qualified Health Centers, safety net clinics and other health care providers to achieve organizational goals for broadband capacity, business continuity, network management and service level agreements. CHABS also provides federal and state advocacy for expanding broadband in remote areas to enable the implementation of telehealth and improve the overall health and health care of communities.
The Account Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the Federal Communication Commission’s Rural Health Care fund administered by the Universal Service Administration Company (USAC). This includes managing IT and telecommunications inventory for a group of CHABS members and guiding them throughout the annual federal funding process. This includes coordinating and managing requests for information (RFI) and requests for proposal (RFP), vendor evaluations and creating reports. The account manager will serve as the primary contact with vendors, service providers or service agents as they directly relate to the business. This position requires technical aptitude related to telecommunications technology as well as the ability to multi-task and produce a quality product while managing multiple deadlines.