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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Application Coordinator - Identity in Livonia, Michigan

Employment Type:

Full time



This position allows for remote/work from home opportunity


Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the Trinity Health Mission, Vision and Values in behaviors, practices and decisions.

Establishes priorities that align with organizational initiatives. Manages multiple projects simultaneously and adapts to frequent changes in priority. Manages teams to consensus decisions that support organizational objectives

Consults with providers, clinicians, executives and management at all levels in order to provide support for decisions, workflows, new initiatives and other assignments.

Provides critical analysis of data to support assigned program, project and/or engagement and articulates same to colleagues, customers, business owners and all levels of management.

Provides specialized guidance for integration, architectures, system selection, strategy, electronic health and/or financial records, clinical systems implementations and clinical process transformation as needed.

Researches and contributes to recommendations into timing of introduction of new functionality. Supports upgrade design process and decision-making.

Recommends innovative application solutions to product workflow, patient safety, productivity and financial problems.

Provides leadership direction for application integration decisions with impacts across applications and clinical / business units. Assists product teams in development of design and required documentation.

Analyzes business processes and reengineers those processes to improve business and/or clinical needs.

Prepares or participates in the preparation of detailed project work plans and project status reports.

Assists and collaborates with system decision making groups in determining best practice evidence-based workflows, order sets, forms, decision support and other tools that are consistently applied throughout Trinity Health.

Utilizes performance improvement methodologies (e.g., PDCA, Lean, Six Sigma, etc.) and change management strategies to address gaps in performance, changing technology, regulations, standards and evidence.

Participates in interdisciplinary functional groups that make design, implementation, enhancement and outcome reporting decisions.

Models teamwork within the System Office and with RHMs. Demonstrates the ability to operate in a collaborative, shared leadership environment.

Assists in the handling of multiple projects/assignments simultaneously and adapts to frequent changes in priorities.

Actively pursues professional growth opportunities.

Utilizes support staff appropriately and adopts new tools to manage projects and documents.

Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, the Trinity Health Integrity and Compliance Program and Code of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.


The Application Consultant in this role must be willing to travel to work sites as needed and determined by the leadership team.

Bachelor's degree in healthcare, IT or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have progressively responsible experience serving as a subject matter expert, specialist or a consultant. Must be able to learn Epic's software and obtain EPIC Certification within 3 to 6 months after the hire date. Current Epic certification preferred.

Three (3) to five (5) years knowledge and leading performance/business process improvement activities, including analyzing workflow processes utilizing PDCA, Lean, Six Sigma or other continuous process improvement methodologies or direct experience building IT systems

Ability to interface with multiple technical and business teams.

Familiarity with information systems, clinical software and other computer applications.

Ability to serve as primary support contact for application and to coordinate all issues that arise.

Ability to understand choices involved in application configuration and to perform in-depth analysis of workflows, data collection, report details, and other technical issues associated with Epic software.

Ability to analyze business operations relative to build decisions, investigate end users' preferences when making build decisions, and working directly with system decision groups.

Ability to prioritize and implement requested changes to the system and to effectively analyze functionality in new releases in order to determine utilization.

Ability to populate databases during the initial system build with assistance from Epic and to collect information regarding potential system enhancement needs.

Ability to ensure data coming across an interface into an Epic application meets the business needs. 

Ability to set standards for naming and numbering conventions and security classifications using the Epic Style Guide Master File Naming and Numbering Conventions.

Ability to serve as a liaison between end users, third parties, and Epic implementation staff. 

Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate information clearly and concisely with project leadership and team members.

Strong analytical abilities and the ability to assess and match team member skills to team responsibilities and match organizational needs to the system's functionality.

Ability to motivate team members and show appreciation for the overall team efforts.

Recognized and respected in the organization.

Ability to participate in training and work with end users.

Ability to troubleshoot problems and questions from end users and provide resolution and requested information.

Ability to research, evaluates, and analyzes alternatives to reach issue resolution.

Ability to manage project from organizational perspective and to never lose sight of detailed tasks.

Ability to work with report writers to ensure that the application has the necessary reports.

Ability to commit to established timetables and deadlines in order to ensure successful project outcomes

Must be an effective consensus builder and collaborator, have excellent written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills, and operate effectively in a highly collaborative environment.

Must be able to operate effectively in a collaborative, shared leadership environment.

Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Trinity Health.


Operates in a typical office environment. The area is well lit, temperature-controlled and free from hazards. Incumbent communicates frequently, in person and over the telephone, with people in a number of different locations on technical issues.

Manual dexterity is needed in order to operate a keyboard. Hearing is needed for extensive telephone and in person communications. Must be able to speak and communicate clearly and effectively.

The environment in which the incumbent will work requires the ability to concentrate, meet deadlines, work on several projects at the same time and adapt to interruptions.

Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work priorities and be able to prioritize and balance the requirements of working with the System Office and Regional Health Ministries (RHMs).

Must be able to travel to various Trinity Health sites as needed. Work hours may include after hours and weekends.

  1. May require participation in a rotating on-call schedule.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties so assigned.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.