At the direction of the Manager, The Information Systems (IS) Pharmacist has skilled knowledge of pharmacy discipline/practice and advanced knowledge of information technology and its application to healthcare. The Pharmacist applies best practice to the management of the clinical information system, and specializes in the medication process through all phases including Clinical Decision Support. Position will be responsible for medication/Pharmacy related build and maintenance in the Epic Willow (Inpatient) and Beacon (Oncology Treatment plan) applications, providing technical support for the Pharmacy Department and other end-users, as well as assisting with the implementation of other information system initiatives within the Pharmacy Departments.
Monday - Friday position, must be available for on call hours as needed by department.
Ideal candidate will have experience with technical or clinical support involved in building or maintaining computer systems, with a medication focus for large clinical organization.
Successful Informatics Pharmacists are able to hold discussions of the concepts involved in system design (or issue investigation) while they are not actively working with or looking at the system or documentation, and make the technology understandable to others (e.g. end users or organizational leadership).
Work collaboratively with the eD-H applications teams and Pharmacy Department to support, maintain, and develop solutions to improve the medication use process through the use of technology and effectively improve patient outcomes, increase safety and efficiency.
Participates in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department.
Function independently in defining, troubleshooting, and solving software and system analysis assignments.
Demonstrate ability, integrity, and innovation in applying systems analysis techniques, knowledge, and experience to the needs of the organization.
Develops written materials for large scale and/or complex projects and presents information to diverse audiences.
Must possess excellent behavioral, written and verbal communication skills, and practice effective listening interpersonal communication as strategic tools for individual and organizational actualization.
Manages medium to large scope projects which impact large segments of the organization at the campus or enterprise wide level or that have a significant impact to the financial health of the organization.
Develops and refines work management processes and methodologies. Trains others in work management skills
Maintains a broad understanding of both the organization and the health care industry.
Empowers individuals, encourages employees toward responsibility and decision making. Promotes continuous learning and improvement
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, staff and the broader health care community.
Oversees and directs eD-H Medications team personnel, and provides input into performance appraisals for team members.
Participates in the development and presentation of orientation, education, and training programs for the pharmacy, information systems, nursing and other staff members.
Performs other duties as required or assigned
Graduate of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) School of Pharmacy with a Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy required.
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree preferred.
Previous health system experience preferred.
Must be able to work independently with minimal direct supervision and adapt to changes in workload.
Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills desired
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
Must be currently licensed to practice in the state of NH.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth- Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both career and personal - truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.
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