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Clinical Informatics Pharmacy / Part-Time

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Home, PA
  • IS/IT
  • Part time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

The clinical informatics pharmacist oversees and facilitates use of current and future clinical information systems to drive medication management transformation across the enterprise to promote patient safety, support workflow, and optimize efficiency. This role participates in planning, research, development, implementation, and evaluation of pharmacy and clinical systems and services within the Allegheny Health Network. The clinical informatics pharmacist works through all phases of system development to effectively meet pharmacy and medication management best practice standards and ensure that information systems are consistent with professional standards and evidenced-based practice. This position will collaborate with the clinical system training department and provide curriculum design and primary training needs to pharmacy staff.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for oversight of pharmacy process redesign, metric design, and consultative services related to pharmacy clinical systems. Integrates effective use of technology with sound operational and financial practices to improve medication management processes and patient safety. Conducts current and future state analyses with clinical stakeholders; analyzes complex pharmacy operations processes for applicability and appropriateness, and develops an efficient workflow design to facilitate optimal decision making regarding clinical system use.
  • Promotes standardization and implementation of pharmacy and medication management best practice initiatives identified by the enterprise.
  • Creates, updates, and maintains training curriculum with input from pharmacy staff. Collaborates with instructional designers and pharmacy super users to develop training materials for pharmacy staff in the use of the clinical system and new workflows and functions as a primary trainer for pharmacy staff. Provides ongoing support to assigned clinical areas through consistent and scheduled rounding, preparing for scheduled downtimes, and "on-call" per policy.
  • Participates in and works collaboratively on various teams and committees in order to provide insight and clarity about clinical processes, workflow redesign, and process standardization. Functions as a primary liaison between AHN pharmacy, clinical, and IT teams.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, investigation, analysis, training, documentation, and ongoing support of pharmacy clinical systems and other e-health initiatives. Maintains knowledge of trends and advances in the field of pharmacy and healthcare informatics.
  • Assists in the development and modification of pharmacy operational policies and procedures relating to the utilization of the electronic health record, including downtime procedures.
  • Travels to ambulatory and inpatient facilities, physician offices, and medical malls to meet with staff, conduct analysis and support implementation.
  • Performs other duties as requested or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • BS with documented informatics experience
  • Current PA licensure as a Pharmacist
  • Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle
  • 3 years of clinical and pharmacy operations experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred

  • PharmD
  • Management experience

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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