Pharmacy Informatics Specialist--Nashville

Company Name:
Ascension Health
Ascension Health Information Services (AHIS), at Saint Thomas Health, in Nashville TN, is seeking to hire a Pharmacy Informaticist who will oversee the Pharmacy Technician and perform the work of a pharmacist. This position will maintain, manage and develop the pharmaceutical solutions supported by the Clinical Applications Department, of St Thomas, in Nashville, TN.
### QUALIFICATIONS
Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:
Applicants must be a licensed Pharmacist in the state of Tennessee
Effective written and communication skills, as well as competence in solving problems
Willingness to reside within a commutable distance of Nashville, TN
Willingness to carry a pager and participate in 24/7 on-call rotation
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with supporting Pharmacy systems
Have a minimum of 2 years experience working with systems and/or databases
Some experience in maintaining networks, servers, applications, databases and workstations
Some knowledge of SQL, Crystal, MS Access
Experience using Cerner PharmNet
### RESPONSIBILITIES
This Pharmacy Informaticist will:
Assist in maintaining a working environment for all Pharmaceutical software applications and associated databases.
Analyze and make technical system configuration changes, queries and/or adjustments to provide needed data in a format useful to the end user.
Develop and maintain records of critical technical information and documentation, including but not limited to disaster recovery, HIPAA, and system maintenance.
Define and write new procedures to enhance individual workstation and overall system usability and performance, especially upon system upgrade and configuration changes.
Support all pharmacy applications will require a working knowledge of clinical workflow, terminology and possibly HL7 interface standards.
Meet with decision makers, system owners and end users to define Reporting requirements and goals.
Prepare and deliver reports, recommendations or alternatives for improving processes.
Research, review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing procedures.
Carry a Pager, and be accessible to provide coverage.
Ascension Health ( ) is transforming healthcare by providing the highest quality care to all, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Ascension Health, which provided $1.3 billion in care of persons living in poverty and community benefit programs last year, is the nation's largest Catholic and nonprofit health system. Our Mission-focused Health Ministries employ more than 122,000 associates serving in more than 1,400 locations in 21 states and the District of Columbia.
Ascension Health Information Services (AHIS) is a subsidiary of Ascension Health Alliance, a Catholic healthcare organization dedicated to the transformation of healthcare through excellent clinical care throughout the continuum and through innovation. AHIS has a clear vision to be a leader in delivering efficient and effective IT services, measured by meeting industry performance metrics; demonstrating agility and flexibility to adapt to changes in customers' needs and business models; and providing low-cost, high-value IT service attractive to potential customers outside the organization. AHIS has more than 2,300 associates, supported by various third parties, focused on providing value to our stakeholders. In 2013, AHIS was honored to be selected by _Computerworld_ as No. 53 on its Best Places to Work in IT list, and by _Elearning!_ Media Group/Aberdeen Group as No. 28 on its Learning!100 Corporate Enterprise Honoree list.
This position is with AHIS; located at Saint Thomas Health, in Nashville, TN
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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