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Sr Spec – Pharm IS

Job ID JR116224 Date Posted 01/06/2022
San Diego, California
  • Ruffin Road
  • Day
  • Regular
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Responsibilities

What You Will Do
To support the development, implementation and ongoing operation of Sharp HealthCare's Pharmacy Information Systems (I.S.).

Required Qualifications
  • 3 Years Experience in a hospital environment
  • 1 Year Experience in a supervisory role
  • California Pharmacist License -REQUIRED

Essential Functions
  • Act as a department liaison
    Coordinates and provides educational in-services and training of designated users in system functions and operations in order to maximize user effectiveness. Provides ongoing review and assessment of user training needs and performs or arranges training as required.
    Participates in advisory groups, multi-site design or multidisciplinary teams, focus groups, task forces, or other designated activities that will further the development of optimal pharmacy information systems and the practice of pharmacy.
    Assists Pharmacy Services in keeping up to date on pharmacy information systems changes, including but not limited to physician order entry, bar code technology, web based interventional programs, data base storage / search applications and other specific Pharmacy practice applications.
  • Patient care support
    Assists Pharmacy and Information Systems Management in determining the needs of Pharmacy and its customers. Obtains input of service providers. Uses formal measurements when formulating advice to Pharmacy and institutional management.
    Continually assesses new improved technology that may assist pharmacy staff in providing quality clinical and distributive care. Provides consultative planning and assists implementation of new services/programs related to information services. Assists in the coordination of the selection, development, implementation, outcomes analysis, reporting, and maintenance of pharmacy information system technologies.
    Coordinates a matrix of several simultaneous projects using appropriate prioritization, timing, and creativity such that projects are completed on time and within resource constraints.
    Provides input to Pharmacy and I.S. Management status reports. When appropriate, presents related pharmacy information systems issues and improvement measures to appropriate organizational committees.
    Demonstrates competency in efficiently and quickly identifying valuable resources (information, people, etc.), practice precedents/models, both internal and external to SHC.
    Promotes and assists in the coordination of staff development / education of information system programs. Assists with the coordination and presentation of formal needs-based education. Uses appropriate language to communicate technical issues to non-technical users/clients.
    Assists Pharmacy / I.S. Management in supporting the operational and clinical activities of Pharmacy Services. This is to include compendium tailoring resolutions that provides optimum support to pharmacy and organization, communication of new / revised pharmacy information system programming,
    Maintains thorough knowledge of the impact of automated Pharmacy/IS methodologies on the legal, ethical, managerial, and organizational principles and standards for acute general hospital and health systems in California. Assists in ensuring that the organization meets all JCAHO, DHS, and CMA expectations in regards to pharmacy information systems.
  • Program oversight
    Leads by example. Self motivated. Self starter. Encourages colleagues to strive for more; to desire and accept roles of greater responsibility for patient care. Provides timely, constructive, and relevant feedback to co-workers. Acknowledges and respects the contributions of others, praising as appropriate.
    Creates and fosters a positive work environment to support organization activities, while striving continually to find emerging opportunities for organizational, departmental, professional, and personal growth.
    Assures that all tasks are completed by mutually arrived at deadlines. Informs customers in advance of external conditions that may delay completion of deliverables. Delegates tasks to those with most relevant skills and interest. Provides tools and guidance needed for others to succeed in achieving required outcomes while allowing individuality and creativity in the process.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Also, a thorough knowledge of computer systems and/or systems analysis and/or data processing type activities desired.
  • Computer skills are highly desirable, especially in the application of word processing, and spreadsheet and database creation and management.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class


California Pharmacist License - CA State Board of Pharmacy
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