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EHR Principal Trainer-Acute In

Req #:  133541
Facility:  Support Centers
Department:  Information Systems
City:  Oak Brook
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Our Corporate Support & Operations Services are equally committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.


Site:- AdvocateAurora Health, Oak Brook, Illinois

Status: Fulltime Exempt Days

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Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 employees and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies, and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics. The organization contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016.

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We Help People Live Well


Excellence: We are a top performing health system in all that we do and continually find new and better ways to improve.

Compassion: We unselfishly care for others.

Respect: We treat people in a way that value their unique needs and preferences.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or other related clinical field,
  • R.N. licensure in the State of IL
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or other related clinical field, or computer science plus
  • 3 years clinical experience plus
  • 3 years clinical information system or related experience
  • Broad based knowledge and competency in both hardware and software applications and systems in clinical department and/or integrated delivery system environment.
  • Strong presentation skills are required.
  • Epic certification preferred. If not certified upon hire, employee will be sent to training in the application(s) for which they are hired.
  • Certification must be obtained within 90 days of completion of the last class. Three attempts will be allowed to attain certification.
  • Some travel between sites is a requirement of the job, as well as out~of~town travel as required.
  • Flexibility with scheduling, including off shifts and weekends is required during heavy project load/implementation cycles
  • On call support as needed during implementations.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

The Principal Trainer for acute inpatient hospitals is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of EHR training materials for all clinical applications, under the direction of the Manager of Education and Training.

As needed, may participate in development of specific clinical revenue cycle educational.

The Principal Trainer supports assigned applications and is responsible for providing expertise and in~depth understanding of all clinical based software, policies, procedures, and workflow.

Accountable for the build and maintenance of the training environment for assigned application(s).

This position requires and in depth understanding of clinical workflow and practice, collaboration with application analysts, builders and end users to construct training plans to promote standard end user workflows across Advocate.

Responsibility over development and implementation of credentialed training programs.

Translates functionality of clinical applications specific EHR system configuration and workflow validations into training development and curriculum.

Responsibility for planning, designing, executing and evaluating instructional design for all EHR specific clinical applications.
Develops and implements credentialed training programs and materials to support users of EHR clinical application(s)
Develops builds, tests and maintains the master training environment for primary application(s) supported.
Build professional skills by maintaining awareness of health care environment, pharmacy information systems technology, evidence~based practice, adult learning theory, leadership and informatics industry trends and AHC standards.

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago