Practice Applications Trainer
Under the direction of the Director of Practice Optimization and Training, the Practice Applications Trainer provides end user training on all electronic applications (includes electronic health records as well as other electronic systems that affect the ambulatory medical practices)offered by Steward Health Care. He/she will work with providers and office staff located throughout Steward Medical Group (nationally) and is proficient in the electronic applications used by inpatient and ambulatory practices. The Practice Applications Trainer conducts end user training sessions and workflow assessments; provides on-site and remote Go-LIVE support based on Steward Medical Group operational and clinical best practices.
- Responsible for training providers and office staff on all practice EHR functionality, before, during and after system Go-LIVE
- Successfully attains “Certified Steward EHR Trainer” status as deemed by SMG Optimization Training Team
- Successfully maintains annual competencies as required by the SMG Optimization Training Team on an annual basis
- Advises and demonstrates best practices for entering data into the EHR in accordance with Meaningful Use, MACRA/MIPS Quality initiatives, SMG Policies & Procedures, and Hospital Policies and Procedures.
- Maintains EHR training documentation utilizing written training agendas and sign-off sheets for all trainings
- Works with Training Management to ensure that training requests are being responded to/scheduled in a timely manner for trainings coming through the SMG Training Distribution list
- Establishes effective interpersonal relationships with all levels of Steward personnel; promotes an atmosphere that encourages enthusiasm and user participation in the EHR systems; creates a positive environment for reporting application and/or system deficiencies and suggestions for system improvements and enhanced functionality; acts as the liaison between end users, SMG, and the Steward IT Teams
- Contributes to system improvement efforts through process analysis and workflow redesign; advocates for process change with an understanding of problems and solutions as they relate to current and future Steward business and clinical initiatives
- Provide monthly training reports for tracking and performance
- Participates in the identification of application problems and suggests resolutions; able to identify potential delays/roadblocks and escalates to management
- Supports key Training team deliverables and is able to work within defined project plan timelines
- Maintains the confidentiality of all patient related information; ensuring the security and confidentiality of systems data; and abiding by all SMG policies and procedures
- Other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
- Exceptional communication skills including oral presentation and written documentation; solid analytical/problem solving skills required
- Experience providing front-line Go-LIVE support in a multi-application system environment, within a complex health care organization required
- Ability to conduct end user individual and webinar training sessions adapting training methods to various learning styles
- Prior experience with EHR systems such as eClinicalWorks, Athenanet, or Meditech strongly preferred
- Knowledge of clinical and clerical operations and workflows strongly preferred
- Self-motivated individual with proven organizational skills who needs minimal supervision
- Ability to travel consistently through the United States as needed for supplemental support
- I. Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent education preferred but not required & training experience preferred.
- II. Experience (Type & Length): 3 - 5 years of related experience required, practice operations experience preferred.
- Other: This role requires time prior to and after normal work hours to accommodate clinicians when they are available. This role requires transportation to travel to any Steward location and ability to travel domestically at any time.
About Steward Health Care
Steward Health Care is the largest private, for-profit health care network in the United States. The company is owned and led by a management team of Steward physicians. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward employs more than 40,000 health care professionals and operates 35 hospitals across the United States and in the countries of Malta and Colombia which regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, more than 7,000 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.
The Steward Health Care Network includes more than 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters annually. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta, Colombia and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit www.steward.org.
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