Clinical Specialist – Information Technology – Pharmacy Administration – Maitland

  • Adventist Health System
  • Maitland, FL, USA
  • Dec 04, 2017

Job Description

Clinical Specialist - Information Technology - Pharmacy Administration - Maitland
Maitland seeks to hire a Clinical Specialist - Information Technology who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:
Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The Maitland Office Plaza houses our highly skilled teams that support our hospital system including Marketing, Patient Financial Services, Revenue Management, the Credit Union and Human Resources. The Trickel Building, a two-story office structure, creates an atmosphere of health and healing, with a healthy-style café and quaint chapel. The main lobby is filled with lush greenery and a light trickle of water, creating a holistic environment.

Department Profile:
The Pharmacy service line is staffed with over 500 employees across 9 campuses, including pharmacists, pharmacy residents, pharmacy technicians, a Mediation Safety Officer, inventory control specialists, analysts and an administrative coordinator. Through an innovative and progressive pharmacy practice model, the entire team works together to assure patients receive the highest quality pharmaceutical care. Lexicomp and Up to Date serve as the system drug information reference, with access to a full medical library. Cerner functions as the organizations integrated medical record. Greater than 90% of all medication doses are dispensed using Pyxis.

Work Hours/Shifts:
M-F with rotating weekends (every 4); 8:00am-4:30pm

*Relocation of $1,500 available for eligible candidates (see terms below)

Job Summary:
Clinical Specialists are responsible for coordinating and providing clinical pharmacy services for patients receiving treatment within his/her assigned specialty area. Supports the creation and maintenance of medication use related policies and procedures. Serves as a member of administrative committees related to the care of patients within their assigned specialty area. Integrates clinical services and educational activities as required. Actively provides clinical preceptorship for pharmacy residents, students and staff members as required. Serves the needs of neonatal, adolescent and geriatric patients; specific age groups as identified in the position responsibilities. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree, or equivalent experience
  • Four (4) years clinical operations experience in Pharmacy or completion of an ASHP residency program.
  • Ability to work well independently and set priorities
  • Ability to coordinate and lead groups of people in determining policy, implementing procedures and demonstrating progress
  • Initiative to keep abreast of new information, products, and/or developments in the field of pharmacy informatics
  • Initiative to keep abreast of developments in the provision of pharmacy services
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Working knowledge of the Cerner Information System (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
  • Current registration with Florida State Board of Pharmacy as a registered pharmacist

Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
  • Provides leadership in evaluating and prioritizing the development of technology, recommending enhancements to present to I-extend, and designing and creating new functions to achieve pharmacy information, automation, and patient safety initiatives.
  • Provides and creates computer generated documents and reports; assists in developing and implementing clinical pathways; and identifies potential enhancements for clinical applications.
  • Helps to maintain and update price files/bar code information, including CDM and NDC information.
  • Develops short and long range priorities, acting as the liaison to I-extend system as appropriate for current and planned IT projects.
  • Prepares and maintains materials that provide communication and information to the clinical staff relating to Cerner implementation, functionality, maintenance and upgrades.)
  • Evaluates programs and ensures legal standards are met.
  • Coordinates support and learning between clinical users and the I-extend team.
  • Provides instructional courses for new hires and develops user standards of practice.
  • Administers the day to day performance of the pharmacy information and automation systems as they support Pharmacy department operations.
  • The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Clinical Specialist - Information Technology opportunity with Maitland and apply online today.

*Bonus Details:
  • Applicable experience required.
  • Must live 50 or more miles from 601 East Rollins Dr., Orlando, FL to qualify.
  • Full Time employment contract required.
  • Rehires within 12 months are not eligible.

Job Keywords:
Information Technology, Pharmacy, Registered Pharmacist, Pharmacist, ASHP Residency, IT