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Sr Systems Info Specialist

IT Clinical Applications 
Full Time 
Regular 
Day Shift 
8a - 5p


Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 508-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

Designs course curriculum and training environments, credentials other trainers, and delivers instruction ensuring effective orientation and optimization of clinical information systems. Liaises with operational leadership, end users, application and technical teams. Participates in analysis, design, testing and support of software and workflows to meet clinical objectives including project plan development and tracking. Serves as primary response for physician/advanced practitioners.
 

Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum Years of Experience: 7 Years of related experience with a combination of clinical and IT experience, 2 years should be in IT implementing an EHR, instructional design and presentation (may be included in above).
  • Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): 7 Years of related experience can be substituted for the following combinations:
  • Associate's Degree or certification in area of clinical practice and 5 years of experience; Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related clinical field and 3 years of experience; Master's Degree in related clinical field and 2 years of experience.
  • Required Certifications/Licensure: Must be willing to obtain certification in EPIC application and training within 6 months of position and maintain active certification
  • Required Training: Experience in IT as analyst or trainer in a medium to large organization;
  • Experience in project management, instructional design, presentation, and implementation of an EHR;
  • Experience with physician/advanced practitioner clinical information systems support; 
  • Proficient in use of clinical information systems in and Microsoft Office solutions     
     
Essential Functions
  • Utilizes in-depth understanding of workflows, policies and procedures, patient care/ clinical business processes, regulatory requirements, and best practices to:
    • Analyze existing practices by facilitating communication, cooperation, and information from key users, ensuring patient safety and best practices throughout the organization.    
    • Identify/field opportunities for optimization.   
    • Participate in inquiry, data analysis, system validation.        
    • Recommend solutions including system and workflow design/ redesign.         
    • Abstract up low level details to relay general understanding in end user and leadership communications.      
    • Effectively design and adjust training plans as well as deliver instruction.
  • Translates complex cultural, operational, and technical components into “common sense” concepts.
  • Works collaboratively with system analysts, subject matter experts, and other team members to identify opportunities for improvement and enhanced functionality.
  • Communicates to multidisciplinary areas. Responds professionally, in a timely manner, with respect to customer organizational culture.
  • Participates and supports project and team goals, objectives and timelines working with a sense of urgency and accuracy.
  • Serves as project champion and liaison to promote the integration of technology into clinical and business setting. 
  • Develops training plan and designs instruction for end users to ensure effective orientation and optimization of the software.     
    • Initiates and maintains project plan documentation, manages implementation, drives communication updates.     
    • Monitors training, providing metrics and recording completion.      
    • Provides feedback on learning needs and uses aggregate data to redesign program content, instruction styles and materials. 
  • Delivers instruction via a variety of means incorporating scenario based, competency based methods based in adult learning theory. 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Performs the Credentialing of other trainers.
  • Provides user support:                                                
    • Pays keen attention to opportunities gain efficiencies and improve patient care. 
    • Escalates issues to appropriate support teams.   
    • Serves as primary response to physicians/ advance practitioners.
  • Participates in and supports change management process. 
  • Adapts and makes forward progress in environments of ambiguity and frequent change. 
  • Successfully engages in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Adheres to LMC Service Expectations as demonstrated through positive patient experiences and interactions with staff. 
  • Senior Information System Specialist develops training environment strategies.
  • Senior Information System Specialist is responsible for executive physician and leadership presentations and training. 
  • Senior Information System Specialist designs, facilitates, and directs the issue management process for physician/ advance practitioners.
  • Senior Information System Specialists utilizes expertise to strengthen the knowledge base and skills of fellow team members.
  • Senior Information System Specialists may lead the work of others.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
     

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Eligible employees may also enroll in LMC's retirement plans on their date of hire, including the South Carolina State Retirement System (SCRS)
  • Supplemental 401(k)
  • 457(b) retirement plans
  •  Free life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Adoption assistance
  • 401(K) Match – LMC matches dollar for dollar up to 6% 
  • LMC provides its full-time employees short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • 529 College Savings
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

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