Providence Health & Services Clinical Informatics Pharmacist in Oakland, California
Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Clinical Informatics Pharmacist to any of the below listed cities within a 60-80 mile radius of Santa Rosa, CA.
Cities include: San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Rosa, Napa, Petaluma, Healdsburg, Rohnert Park or Windsor
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We are seeking a Clinical Informatics Pharmacist to be a subject matter expert that works independently to manage pharmacy modules and components of the EHR, clinical decision support and pharmacy-specific information systems associated with medication use. They participate in a collaborative effort with key contributors and other informatics pharmacists, to design and develop effective pharmacy workflow, operational processes and system functions to drive optimal outcomes and efficiencies. They support leadership decision making by data gathering and conducting sophisticated analysis. They implement change to align with patient safety, strategic and regulatory goals. They are effective communicators for varying audiences from clinicians to executive leadership and vendors.
They develop and maintain close relationships with key contributors, which include system and operational leadership, front line staff, governance groups, multi-disciplinary staff, and vendors. They collaborate to prioritize demands, set appropriate expectations, establish appropriate metrics and targets, and manage change implementation.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Provides technical and application expertise and recommends processes and/or procedures for enhancements, and modifications to improve existing pharmacy systems.
Responds to improvement needs in the functional operation of the pharmacy computer systems.
Collaborates and documents system design and workflow processes of system needs for clinical management, staff, and providers.
Functions as a liaison between these stakeholders and the system build teams.
Provides technical and application expertise to design, analyze, and optimize clinical information systems.
Ensures system design achieves Health System objectives of standardization, integration, and efficiency and supports compliance with policies and procedures, legal and regulatory requirements.
Shares knowledge and expertise with team members.
Works collaboratively with the education team to develop change communication and training materials. Obtains approval where required.
Performs routine maintenance; assists with testing updates and new releases prior to production use.
Demonstrates compliance with all system and departmental policies and procedures. Maintains compliance with annual safety and competency testing.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knoweldge Skills & Abilities:
Ability to analyze information gathered by investigation, and report findings and recommendations
Effective written communication skills as appropriate for the needs of the audience
Strong verbal communication and listening skills
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines
Job Specific Knowledge & Abilities:
- Knowledge of the use of health information technology to improve the medication use process. (eg. electronic medical records, disease registries, websites, IVR).
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy
3 years of related experience
Licensures & Certifications
Current license as a Registered Pharmacist where assigned, upon hire.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Ph.D. in Pharmacy or equivalent.
Familiarity with systems and applications. Residency training in pharmacy practice, drug information or pharmacy administration or equivalent.
Licensures & Certifications:
Technology related certification upon hire.
About the department you will serve.
Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Analytics/Business Intelligence
Location: California-Santa Rosa
Other Location(s): California-Santa Rosa, California-Napa, California, California-Rohnert Park, California-Windsor, California-Oakland, California-Healdsburg, California-Petaluma
Req ID: 315797