Job Description

Payroll Title:
Information Services(427914)
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Towne Centre Drive
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#114845 Epic Principal Trainer

Initial Review Date: Mon 3/28/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/02/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/07/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled.

Candidates hired into this position will work a hybrid schedule (onsite and remote).


We are a small team team dedicated to providing an excellent Epic training experience for our front-line clinicians. We pride ourselves in taking ownership of our work, supporting each other every step of the way, and providing outstanding customer service. We work hard but we also love to have fun, celebrate each other, and build strong relationships.

In addition to providing Epic training for new hires, the Epic Principal Trainer is responsible for designing and maintaining curriculum for the assigned area(s). The incumbent also performs site visits in hospital and clinical areas, shadowing end users for workflow assessments and training effectiveness. The role provides in-person, at-the-elbow support during Go Lives and requires regular onsite presence in San Diego.

The current opening is for an Epic Inpatient Principal Trainer.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training in EMR healthcare training experience, preferably with Epic, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related EMR healthcare training experience, preferably with Epic, experience/training.

  • Experience with and thorough knowledge of health care information systems support within a large-scale healthcare organization.


  • Epic Inpatient certifications for ClinDoc and/or Orders.
  • Epic Training Environment certification.
  • Epic Clinical Informatics certification.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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