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Electronic Medical Record-EMR Specialist

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Electronic Medical Record-EMR Specialist

Job Code:  182792
Facility: Manatee Memorial Hospital
Location: BRADENTON, FL US Southeast
Region: Southeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Technical Services
Category: Information Technology
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Manatee Memorial Hospital, a 319-bed acute care facility is located on the banks of the Manatee River in Bradenton, Florida. The hospital has been a major provider of quality healthcare in the Tampa Bay Region since 1953. Manatee Memorial Hospital has a medical staff of over 500 physicians and the only residency program in the county. The spectacular four-story patient tower welcomes visitors as they cross over the bridge from Palmetto to Bradenton. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of medical services, including 24-hour emergency services, cardiac, cardiovascular, surgery, outpatient services, women’s and children’s services and orthopedic services, in addition to specialty programs in chest pain, a primary stroke center and the only pediatric center and Level ll Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the county. Manatee Memorial Hospital currently has a  position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

 Key Responsibilities:
• Provide and coordinate Education
o New staff and providers
o Ongoing education of workflow changes
• Disseminate communication and education around Cerner code upgrades and system enhancements
• Go-live support for new providers and clinics
• Monitor all Meaningful Use dashboards for local market and provide support to correct performance where necessary
• Responsible for coordinating workflow changes due to EMR optimization initiatives based on Cerner reports and data
• Participates with other EMR Specialists across markets on EMR optimization initiatives
• Escalates issues within the market related to EMR and workflows


Reporting Structure:
• Directly report to Market Mangers
• Daily operational direction from IT Project Manager (Katie Allatt)
• EMR Specialists to complete Monthly Reports on activities (Sent to Director of Ops, IT Project Manager, Market Manger); includes monthly activity, next month objectives, MD Feedback,
current and future initiatives, System Changes [Template provided by IT Project Manager and will remain consistent]
Bachelor's degree required

EMR Specialist Team:
• Meet monthly to communicate initiatives in the markets
• Develop and disseminate standard education material to markets around EMR and operational workflows
• Analyze report data and set target goals for improvement in staff and provider clinical outcomes
o Run weekly reports on provider performance form EMR
o Participate in custom report development with the Corp Cerner Reporting Team
• Liaison between the market and corporate leadership for issue resolution and troubleshooting with the EMR

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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