Instructional Designer (IT) - (1.0 FTE, Days)

Category: Information Technology
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Menlo Park CA 94025
Req: 8310
FTE: 1

Information Technology

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

Job Summary

The Instructional Designer works with Informatics management and clinical educators to determine departmental training needs and goals, using a variety of educational media to design and develop state-of - the-art training programs for designated audiences. The Instructional Designer is responsible for analysis, design, development, and evaluation of training curriculum with a focus on e-Learning. The person in this position will write and edit instructional material such as Epic help, how-to guides, and other documents for various SHC audiences. This person will need to understand data file structures and be adept at creating reports from a Learning Management System.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

  • Administer SumTotal learning management system, create and maintain document libraries on Sharepoint and network drives. Create and run reports from SumTotal.

  • Arrange and conduct user-testing sessions to collect data on training effectiveness and provide suggestions for improvements.

  • Consult and advise other educators and learning services professionals on best practices in instructional design. Assist with the development of scenario-based education and other methods to increase learner engagement and motivation.

  • Convert existing instructor-led training materials to web-based training using content provided by subject matter experts. Maintain and update existing library of e-Learning materials.

  • Coordinate with subject matter experts to validate training content and materials.

  • Create simple, clear and effective communication and documentation. Explain complex topics in direct language that is engaging, to-the-point, and applicable to the delivery medium.

  • Effectively work with file transfer and other internet protocol utilities.

  • Maintain knowledge of copyright law and usage rights for written materials, images, etc.

  • Research, gather data, and repurpose existing material as appropriate. Rewrite, summarize, reorganize, and enhance to create the most effective documents to meet business needs.

  • Use Instructional Design principles to develop e-Learning training and blended learning materials. Instructional Design is the systematic process of translating general principles of learning and instruction into plans for instructional materials and learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education:  Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Licence/Certification: None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to be sensitive to the needs of customers through the practice of quality service principles

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple form to cross-functional departments or teams

  • Ability to lead teams and produce project results within schedule and budget

  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines

  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service and collaboration with various stakeholders Ability to work effectively as a team player

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area



Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.