Robert Packer Hospital
Days 8 hr
Currently licensed to practice Pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A license to practice in the State of New York is also desired.
The Information Systems Pharmacist (IS Pharmacist) is an expert in human factors, patient safety, and the use of technology to optimize care delivery processes and effectively communicate patient care activity. The IS Pharmacist specializes in the medication process, from ordering to administration, and is responsible for effective process design, development, and implementation of the Electronic Medical Record and Clinical Decision Support. As well, this role supports pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and other clinicians as the resource for requests related to the Guthrie System EMR changes and additions. The IS Pharmacist demonstrates independent decision making as appropriate in the evaluation of requests for system improvements and determines feasibility and advisability of system changes. The IS Pharmacist works closely with clinicians, departmental leadership, Quality, Patient Safety, Accreditation and Licensure Departments and Information Systems staff to clarify needs, prioritize requests, design workflow to fit with electronic systems, and execute change and facilitate adaptation to the Electronic Medical Record.
Ensures the coordination of the pharmacy services with the information technology to provide optimal patient care outcomes. Facilitates the development, implementation, and maintenance of systems that promote desirable patient outcomes through the use of safe, cost-effective drug therapies.
Responsible for performing clinical appropriateness of the pharmacy information systems which includes but not limited to the evaluation and design of a system as well as planning and monitoring of the pharmacy information systems testing. Clinical staff/IT role requires flexibility to incorporate a systems perspective in collaborating the pharmacy operations, clinical practices and information system to ensure establish seamless pharmacy-IT vision with a goal of better patient care outcome.
Graduation from an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS or Pharm D Degree.
Additional training in healthcare management or information system is preferred.
An internship, residency, or prior experience in a health system is preferred, but not required. At least one year of experience in a clinical setting in order to:1. acquire a higher level of professional knowledge in pharmacy2. develop specific expertise in services including education, quality improvement, and drug therapy monitoring3. acquire in-depth knowledge of departmental policy and procedures4. Develop suitable supervisory and interpersonal skills. 5. Have competency in hands on working with information systems
How To Apply
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