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Epic Inst Designer and Credentialed Trainer

Covenant Medical Center
Waterloo

Job Description

The Instructional Designer/ Principal and credentialedTrainer will be an integral part of the electronic medical record implementation team who will work with the Training Manager and Application Coordinators to develop and deliver the Epic training program. This dynamic candidate must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities. A strong belief in the objectives of this organization and the Epic project is required. Candidate must have a background in instructional design/ curriculum development and knowledge of adult learning methods. Candidate must possess excellent presentation skills, strong technical documentation skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office (certification preferred). Preferential consideration will be given to those applicants with Epic certification, previous EMR implementation experience, and those with clinical backgrounds

Qualifications

Specific job tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:
Define objectives for a course and/or curriculum.
Outline the concept for a course or curriculum, defining (needs for) the course medium, content delivery, assessments, accompanying materials, and complementary learning approaches.
Quickly synthesize and write course content based on input from subject matter experts, written material, previous training courses, interviews, etc.
Use PowerPoint to draft screen layouts, graphics and interactions appropriate to the content.
Design quizzes and meaningful course interactions to increase learning and retention.
Work with subject matter experts to collect feedback and integrate it into the next course draft.
Proof course at multiple stages of development and make or document required changes.
Work with application teams via email, phone, and in person to collect information needed to complete modules.
Define and create Education schedules and have the ability manage multiple educational projects simultaneously. Keep track of training tasks, tracks and status using online service now or appropriate software.
Keep track of hours and report them on a timely basis.
Maintain confidentiality.
Complete various training, project management, and administrative tasks as needed.
Participate in team brainstorming and strategy meetings to help define goals and direction.
Keep up to date on learning tools, trends, and ideas.
Write and edit newsletter articles or other publicity pieces.

Knowledge & Skills Required:
Strong written and verbal English grammar, spelling, punctuation, usage & pronunciation
Knowledge & application of adult learning principles
Ability to develop workflows
Strong interpersonal skills in both client interactions and team interactions and a willingness to interact with providers and clinical staff on a regular basis
Microsoft Word: basic text formatting functions, tables, bullets and numbering, hanging indents, inserting graphics, tracking changes, accepting comments and changes.
Microsoft PowerPoint: basic text formatting, tables, master layouts, text and title placeholders, entering slide notes; ability to use graphic design features to create screen layouts
Microsoft Outlook (or similar) email & calendaring: send, receive, and file email; create & accept calendar appointments & invitations
Ability to maintain & access files in an organized fashion on both local hard drive & network drive

Preferred:
Formal training in instructional design and/or adult learning
Experience developing and conducting instructor-led training, either live or via webcast

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Technical Aptitude -Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
Active Listening -Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
Innovative -Ability to look beyond the standard solutions.
Training -Ability to develop a particular skill in others to bring them up to a predetermined standard of work performance.
Analytical Skills -Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
Conceptual Thinking -Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
Interpersonal -Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
Goal Oriented -Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.
Creative -Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.
Decision Making -Ability to make critical decisions while following company mission, vision and values.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education: Bachelor's Degree (four-year College or university) preferred

Experience: Two to four years related experience

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

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