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Health Care & Medicine
Pharmacy Clinical Informatics Analyst
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Job Description


Minimum Education
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
Specific Requirements And Preferences
Pharm. D
Minimum Work Experience
7 Year(s)
Specific Requirements And Preferences
7 years preferred Pharmacy and Cerner Millennium Solution Architect and Integrated Health Solutions
Required Licenses and Certifications
Required Skills/Knowledge
Decision Making and Judgment -Professional competence and common sense
Equipment -Basic knowledge of computer applications (i.e. MS Word, E-mail, etc.)
Communication- Ability to communicate on a professional level with physicians, nurses and other professional staff when discussing drugs and
drug related problems. Ability to teach and communicate program enhancements to users accordingly.
Leader Accountabilities (Manager)
1. Set and clearly communicate team goals and priorities in alignment with departmental goals and budgets
2. Develop the budget and assign resources to meet the team goals
3. Provide the resources and guidance required for employees to perform effectively
4. Develop procedures to ensure high safety and quality, and course-correct as needed
5. Identify customers’ needs and ensure service excellence in meeting those needs
1. Be the link between the department and the team in defining the strategies to meet team goals
2. Provide prompt and clear feedback to staff and support their performance
3. Ensure team adherence to organizational regulations
4. Manage the working environment to promote productivity and motivation
5. Represent the team in clearing obstacles to high performance
6. Hire staff and develop their capabilities
7. Monitor and promote strong employee engagement
1. Encourage and share new ways of making the right work easier to do
2. Recognize and share incremental improvements in operations
3. Promote the success of organizational and department initiatives by clearly aligning programs to the mission
Functional Accountabilities
1. Maintain and performs all functions necessary to guarantee proper performance of the Pharmacy Computer System or oversee such
2. Confer with data processing and project managers to obtain information on limitations and capabilities of existing system and capabilities
required for data processing projected workload.
3. Assist in training users on new or modified equipment. Monitors functioning of equipment to ensure system operates in conformance with
4. Assist the Chief of Pharmacy in carrying out the overall technology vision of the department
5. On call at all times to ensure proper functioning of Automated Pharmacy Systems as well as the Pharmacy Computer System. Available to
answer questions of staff and give proper direction to resolve any malfunction of the above
6. Serve as the primary contact between the Pharmacy and all end users of the computer system.
7. Supervise the Preparation of external reports including productivity statistics, billing, patient profiles and summaries, etc.
8. Supervise pharmacy Information Analyst(s) and supporting personnel
9. Supervise the maintenance and/or repairs of automated and computer hardware including robotics, printers and supplies
10. Supervise the updates, revisions and customizations of existing software for Cerner, Automated Dispensing Technology and others.
11. Responsible for staff computer training and ensures proper security
12. Recommend the addition and replacement of equipment as necessary.
13. Assist Purchasing Coordinator in updating pharmacy codes, billing codes, regulations and pricing of relevant inventory to ensure proper
procedures and prices are utilized and properly billed to patient accounts.
14. Council pharmacy staff both verbally and in writing when appropriate.
15. Remain fully versed in developments in the pharmacy profession
16. Has the ability to articulate effectively before various groups for instruction and education.
17. Responsible for ordering supplies and insuring that maintenance contracts for system are current.
18. Council pharmacy staff both verbally and in writing when appropriate.
19. Remain fully versed in developments in the pharmacy profession
20. Has the ability to articulate effectively before various groups for instruction and education.
21. Responsible for ordering supplies and insuring that maintenance contracts for system are current.
22. Assist the Director of Operations in the data collection and evaluation of the efficiency of the Pharmacy Automated Systems.
23. Perform routine maintenance of user/group accounts through Cerner classic / millennium.
24. Work with various vendors throughout the installation and testing process of new hardware.
25. Comply with all regulatory bodies and requirements including HIPAA, DC Law, JCAHO and Hospital Policy and Procedures.
26. Review pharmacy specific enhancements, fixes and module additions for Cerner upgrades and system changes.
27. Serve as an advocate to both the Information Systems and Cerner project leaders for the department through committee meetings
28. Customize and maintain Cerner screens
29. Assist in training staff on CPOE and other electronic programs.
30. Test pharmacy functionality for each step release and responding to Cerner about post step release experience from staff.


About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.