The Department of Pharmacy at Ascension Genesys Hospital iscurrently seeking a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the area of Pharmacy Informatics. This role will build, implement, and provide maintenance of our automation systems and technology to optimize pharmacy practice, pharmacy systems, and the medication-use process.
A highly qualified applicant will be knowledgeable of the entire medication process (from ordering to administration). This position has the unique opportunity to work with Ascension support at a local, state, and national level to design and implement initiatives related to automation and technology and will be looked upon as an on-site leader in these areas. The specialist will be able to lend their talents to national informatics and systems related initiatives with Ascension Health, a national healthcare system comprising over 140 hospitals and a diverse array of outpatient clinics. In addition, this Specialist will support pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and other clinicians as the resource for requests related to the Electronic Medical Record (current system Allscripts), Clinical Decision Support Software Program (current system Sentri7), and pharmacy system changes and additions, and will provide related staff education/training. The Specialist would be expected to serve as a Residency Preceptor for our PGY1 program (website: https://genesysmeded.com/en/graduate-medical-education/residencies/pharmacy-practice-residency) and also would not have any set staffing expectations.
For more information, please contact Rachel Guggemos, PharmD, MS - Pharmacy Operations Manager - at Rachel.Guggemos@ascension.org.
Required Credentials / Work Experience
Licensed as a pharmacist in the state of Michigan
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Degree
Preferred Work Experience
Past health system pharmacy practice experience
Knowledge of medication use process and systems (from ordering to administration)
Past responsibility for effective process design, development, and implementation of Electronic Medical Record and Clinical Decision Support
Specialized training in pharmacy informatics (i.e. PGY2 residency program training highly desired)
Knowledge of dispensing / automation technology (e.g., dispensing carousel, unit dosing packaging systems) and automated dispensing cabinet (ADC) technology
About Ascension Genesys Hospital
Ascension Genesys Hospital is a state-of-the-art community teaching hospital and level II trauma center in Grand Blanc, Michigan. Our Pharmacy thoughtfully uses automated processes and technology to enhance workflow and quality. Our campus is conveniently located within driving distance of Ann Arbor, metro Detroit, Brighton, Lansing and Flint. The hospital is part of a regionally integrated health care delivery system comprised of a complete continuum of care. As a Catholic health ministry and member of Ascension Health, our health system strives to integrate excellence in clinical care with spiritually-centered holistic care.
Learn more about Ascension Genesys Hospital at https://healthcare.ascension.org/