Principal Trainer - IT
Company: Northwest Community Healthcare
Location: Arlington Heights
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Shift: Full time, Days,
Reporting to the Dir, Information Technology the EPIC Principal
Designer is responsible for the designing, building and delivering
training programs to a variety of audiences including trainers,
super users and end users. Each Instructional Designer has primary
accountability for specific applications in addition to other
training projects. If a certification is required for an
application or area that the Instructional Designer is assigned or
is responsible for, he/she must obtain that certification within
six weeks of hire or of taking on the new responsibility.
Researches, evaluates, selects and modifies training curriculum,
content, materials, job aids, etc. to meet learning needs of each
audience. Provides appropriate recommendations for curriculum flow,
design, time estimates, resources, tools and assessments. Applies
technical expertise to develop, design and maintain training
materials and assessments in accordance with the internal style
guide, focusing on assigned applications and projects.
Builds and maintains print and electronic training, materials,
job aids, workflow, lesson plans and courses including
computer-based training (CBTs), videos and mobile learning
Builds, tests and maintains the training environments (e.g.
MSTE, Playground). Rebuilds the training environment according to
project timelines and revamps the curricula for environment
changes, optimization, upgrades, updates and ongoing training
Designs and delivers training programs including but not limited
to train-the-trainer sessions and end-user programs. Evaluates
program effectiveness, recommends and implements program
improvements as necessary.
Develops trainer and end-user competency standards, methods for
assessing competency and remediation plans for computerized
training program solutions (EUPAs, testing)
Ensures all new training programs utilize the current automated
tools for record keeping, compliance reporting and web-based
registration. Develops on-line user guides, training materials and
other training tools. Keeps current with new technology and methods
for training. Implements new technologies as they become available
to promote better adult learning and retention.
Ensures maintenance of technology and scheduling/enrollment
processes. Provides and oversees user support to new training room
Conducts quality assurance, including the audit of staff
activity within the assigned applications/systems to ensure proper
adoption and best practices. Develops and evaluates training
reports to improve processes and publish data.
Adheres to all Northwest Community Hospital standards, policies
Bachelor's degree in a healthcare related field, information
systems or training or the equivalent amount of relevant
professional experience required.
Two years of instructional design and training experience
Two years of relevant experience in a healthcare environment
required. Five years of experience preferred.
Annual EPIC Certification required.
Experience with Microsoft Office required. Experience with
Microsoft SharePoint, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint preferred.
Strong interpersonal communication skills and experience
necessary to work effectively with all types of stakeholders.
Project management, organizational and decision-making skills
necessary to balance multiple priorities and complete projects with
little or no supervision.
The presentation skills necessary to provide training to
audiences of all levels. Expertise in Microsoft Office software
(Visio, Excel, PowerPoint), distance learning theory, and
computer-mediated training software.
A solid understanding of adult learning theory, human cognition
and effective instructional design principles in a variety of
educational settings, such as traditional classroom, self-directed
study, web-based and computer-mediated environments.
The training/analytical ability necessary to assess audience
needs while delivering a training program and to make impromptu
modifications to best meet those needs; to translate and
communicate complex, technical information to audiences of all
The ability to handle difficult learners and situations in a
professional and courteous manner.
Collaborative skills necessary to function effectively in a team
- The ability to adapt and adjust to last minute schedule or
Requires light physical effort. May require frequent periods of
standing or walking. May require frequent lifting or moving of
lightweight material, occasional moving or lifting of average
weight material, or rarely lifting or moving of heavy weight
- The flow of work and character of duties involves normal mental
and visual attention most or all of the time.
- Typical office and classroom working conditions. Absence of
disagreeable elements. Probability of injury is small.
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