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EMR Ops Consultant

Req #:  153761
Facility:  Advocate Physician Partners
Department:  HIM/Medical Records
City:  Rolling Meadows
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Physician Partners (APP) brings together more than 4,000 physicians who are committed to improving health care quality, safety, and outcomes for patients across Chicagoland and Central Illinois. APP is a leader in population health management and has garnered wide-spread national recognition for its innovative clinical integration program.  Formed as a care management collaboration with Advocate Health Care, APP supports its physician members in managing the health of their practices with contracting, medical management, electronic medical records and other value-added services.

EMR OPS Consultant


FULLTIME (40 hours per week)

1701 Golf Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008


Position Requirements:
Education Required:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or
Bachelor's Degree) in Business, or
Bachelor's Degree in Health Care Administration or related field.
Experience Required:
Typically requires 3 years of experience in EHR or clinical software implementations.
Broad based knowledge and competency in both hardware and software applications and systems in a clinical department and /or integrated delivery system environment.
Demonstrated project management and computer management skills experience.
Staff management experience.
Excellent analytical, technical and problem~solving abilities. Excellent communication skills.
Proven systems implementations.
Strong decision~making abilities.
Excellent team player and leader.
Customer Service orientation

Good facilitator and presentation skills.
Knowledge of project management software.
None Required. Exposed to a normal office environment.
Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
Must have functional speech, vision, touch, and hearing.
May be exposed to blood and body fluids therefore, personal, protective equipment must be worn as necessary.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Provides comprehensive expertise in consulting with and evaluating practices to ensure maximum utilization of the practice management and electronic health record modules. Plans and provides educational programs and consultative services to medical staff and clerical associate staff for all aspects of electronic health records (EHR) systems (either operational or clinical portions) in APP physician member offices, to support the business and clinical care needs of the organization. Ensures that APP practices are competent in the use of APP electronic health records (EHR) systems, data entry, and order entry. Serves as a liaison for physician related issues around system utilization, process improvement and workflow re~design. Works with management and other team members in improving processes and contributing ideas to put forth the best recommendations to APP leadership.

Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for practice management and clinical product modules.
Provides practical application training in the practice setting and individual follow up as appropriate. Conducts onsite or virtual training.
Assesses practice utilization and adoption of practice management and EHR modules for installed APP offices.
Creates post~implementation remediation plans for areas identified for improvement.
Educates on HITECH Act and the Office of the National Coordinator's requirements for reporting.
Analyzes practices' data for compliance with Advocate Aurora contracts and government reporting requirements. Provides remediation action plans and coaches practices on how to meet requirements.
Educates practices on Clinical Integration and provides direction on data management to meet CI objectives. Educates physicians on clinical workflow best practices. Provides education to practices on updates and enhancements to electronic medical records (EHR) systems.
Schedules and conducts in~office presentations of the EHR program.

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