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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Pharmacy Admin
Category: Pharmacy
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 685209
Date Posted: 7/11/2022
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position leads operationalizing and supporting essential departmental systems and solutions resources throughout all areas of Pharmacy Services. As a leader within the pharmacy, this individual is responsible for working with other pharmacy leaders to prioritize, plan and appropriately allocate resources needed to meet key department information systems and technology initiatives. This role works collaboratively with PCH Information Technology leaders to coordinate and communicate joint efforts to align strategies and execution tactics. This leader supervises and directs pharmacy staff who assist with the ongoing maintenance and optimization of departmental systems and solutions that support operations and patient care. The Pharmacy Systems and Solutions Manager reports directly to the Vice President Chief Pharmacy Officer.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Collaborates with Information Technology to support the ongoing evaluation, development, implementation, maintenance and optimization of all pharmacy systems and solutions to support the needs of the department.
  2. In collaboration with other department and organization leaders, develops and executes strategies that align shared goals and promote positive clinical and operational outcomes.
  3. Supervises and mentors a team of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other support staff that support the day-to-day systems and solutions for the department.
  4. Along with other pharmacy leaders, develops and supports departmental data analysis to produce key performance metrics to promote ongoing financial, compliance, operational and clinical progress.
  5. Proactively prioritizes pharmacy informatics and technology initiatives in a way that supports successful implementation and optimization throughout all pharmacy environments.
  6. Collaborates with institutional informatics and technology leaders to communicate all pharmacy needs and priorities to ensure proper resources are efficiently allocated.
  7. Interacts with outside vendors to develop and encourage positive relationships while ensuring the needs of the department and the organization continue to be met by each vendor.
  8. Oversees the development of educational materials for pharmacy employees related to the teaching and training of new and existing systems and solutions utilized within the department.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelors Degree (BS) or Doctoral Degree (Pharm.D) in Pharmacy. Required
2. Completion of a post-graduate year 1 (PGY-1) and/or PGY-2 in pharmacy informatics pharmacy residency program accredited by ASHP or similar experience. Preferred
3. Master`s Degree in healthcare informatics or other applicable healthcare area. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Five (5) years of progressive pharmacy practice experience within an acute care environment to include a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience with direct reports. Required
2. Two (2) years of clinical pharmacy informatics experience. Required
3. Previous experience working in a pediatric pharmacy environment or equivalent. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current licensure or eligible as a Pharmacist either by reciprocity or examination by the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment to support the overall needs of the department and organization. Required
2. Ability to organize initiatives and prioritize tasks while taking direction from multiple leaders throughout the organization. Required
3. Experience with the utilization, teaching, implementation and optimization of an electronic health record, clinical pharmacy documentation systems, pharmacy automation, smart infusion pumps and other ancillary hardware and software used to support the pharmacy practice. Required
4. Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and other departmental hardware/software solutions. Required
5. Ability to comprehend and analyze information, problem solve and use independent judgment. Required
6. Ability to provide mentorship to staff in order to support growth and development of future leaders. Required
7. Ability to identify new opportunities for change while optimizing historical practices and processes. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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