WellStar Health Systems Epic Principal Trainer - Orders in Atlanta, Georgia

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Epic Principal Trainer - Orders

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Atlanta, GA


Enterprise Support

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Full/Part Time:





Learning and Development


Join the team named one of the Top 100 Companies by Working Mother Magazine and a 2015 Fortune 100 " Best Companies to Work For"

WellStar is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. WellStar is more than 20,000 strong to meet the health demands and needs of our communities. With eleven unique hospitals over 1,000 beds, and a strong Physicians Group, WellStar has become a shining example of what’s possible when talented, passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the industry and in the communities we serve.

The Epic Principal Trainer acts as a content expert for creating and providing training for the Epic application. The

Epic Principal Trainer will also be responsible for building, testing, and maintaining the training environment as well as

managing updates to policy and procedure documentation related to training. The Epic Principal Trainer will conduct

training for new staff, provide refresher training as needed and coordinate and implement training for software

upgrades and updates. The Epic Principal Trainer works closely with leaders, subject matter experts, and team

members on all aspects of the Epic project to assure project deadlines are met and to ensure all training reflects

operational workflows, policies and procedures.

Required Minimum Education : High School diploma or equivalent required. Associate or Bachelors degree strongly preferred.

Required Minimum Experience : Experience as an instructor, educator or facilitator of learning programs is strongly

preferred. If not, must complete WellStar Educator Immersion program within 3 months of employment and

successfully complete all aspects of the training. Exposure to and knowledge of healthcare, clinical practice settings

and clinical workflow in a hospital setting, is strongly preferred.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certifications : Certified in Epic application or must complete Epic certification within six

months of hire. Must maintain Epic certification in assigned application module to assure Epic active status.

Required Minimum Skills :

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be organized and have the ability to analyze and trouble

shoot problems. This individual must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a team. Must be

able to demonstrate an understanding of project management tools, methodologies and techniques. Ability to multitask

is essential, as is the ability to function in stressful and emergent situations. Strong detail orientation and time

management skills are required. Knowledge of clinical practice settings and clinical workflow in a hospital setting are


Other : Requires the ability to travel on an overnight basis to obtain specific training or to support go-live events.

"Why Work for WellStar?"

  • Concierge Services: Employees use the free concierge service to take care of day-to-day errands, oil changes, researching and arranging travel plans, planning family reunions and weddings, dry cleaning pick-up, grocery shopping and more.

  • Health Coverage: The Company covers 84 percent of full and part-time employees' medical premiums as well as 76 percent of their dependents' medical benefits. Bariatric surgery is covered if the procedure is completed at a WellStar hospital. Fertility treatments are covered for up to $5,000 annually. Employees can also fill prescriptions through the WellStar Pharmacy Network at discounted rates with the convenience of payroll deduction. In addition they can pick them up onsite at almost all the WellStar facilities.

  • Work-Life Balance Programs: In 2012, approximately 80 percent of employees were using at least one flexibility option such as job-sharing, telecommuting, flex time or compressed work weeks. Clinical staff have access to a web-based self-scheduling tool so they choose shifts that best fit their lives within a schedule design that meets patient and organizational needs. One of the flexible work options allows seasoned workers to become more flexible, scaling back to a part-time schedule while continuing to receive benefits.

  • Wellness Programs: Employees can stay active using an onsite fitness center and discounted fitness classes. They can also receive $300 in incentives for participating in and achieving goals through HealthStart, WellStar's wellness program that offers free health assessments, screenings and individualized coaching. A farmers basket program lets employees buy fresh local produce, delivered weekly to their worksite at a cost of $16.00 a basket or less.

  • Recognition Programs: Employees receive recognition through several WellStar programs. For instance, when a patient thanks a WellStar employee by name for exceptional care they received, the WellStar team member's name is mentioned in a newsletter, along with the patient's comment. Team members receive a thank you along with two free movie tickets and their patient care story is highlighted in the hospital newsletter or on the site blog. The Winners of WellStar (WOW) program lets employees recognize and reward their peers. When employees collect three, five or seven WOW note sheets from peers, they can redeem them for a gift.

  • Parental Benefits: Expectant parents are invited to quarterly baby showers where they can learn about the resources and services available to WellStar parents. Full-time employees receive 120 hours of paid maternity or paternity leave and benefits-eligible part-time employees will receive 60 hours for the birth or adoption of a child. Adoptive parents can receive $10,000 in adoption benefits per child, with a total lifetime benefit of $20,000.