The Informatics Pharmacist is responsible, under the direction of the Director of Pharmacy, to function as a knowledgeable clinical practitioner while managing and supporting hospital and clinic-based medication management systems designed to support clinical practice and patient care at St. Lukes. The Informatics Pharmacist must understand medication management, pharmacy practice and the application of pharmacy informatics to support medication use processes across the continuum of care. Management and support of clinical systems include: requirements analysis, planning systems selection, project management, development of detailed implementation plans, coordination of resources, process transformation, communication to management, system design, testing, configuration, user education, implementation and on-going support of medication management systems. The Informatics Pharmacist will routinely utilize problem solving skills to optimize existing medication management systems and participate in the development of supporting systems that effectively integrate medication use processes while maximizing efficiency and improving quality and safety. There will be extensive work in a team environment including physicians, nurses, pharmacists and programmers. Must work effectively with others, organize time well, accomplish tasks, solve problems and communicate effectively.
Education: Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate of Pharmacy.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Minnesota License to practice Pharmacy.
Experience: Two years of hospital pharmacy experience or completion of a hospital pharmacy residency.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Extensive knowledge of pharmacology, of compounding and dispensing and control procedures; perform all duties of staff pharmacist as needed; ability to exercise good professional judgment and accept responsibility, supervise work activities of personnel, establish and maintain good working relationships with other people; develop, understand, and follow complex oral and written communication; perform duties accurately, efficiently while often under stress and communicate with and motivate staff. Ability to provide positive leadership and ability to delegate appropriately.
READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
WRITING - Advanced: Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
SPEAKING - Advanced: Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, top management, public groups, clients, customers, and the general public.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Advanced: Ability to comprehend and apply advanced mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plan and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations and proportions to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY - Advanced Skills: Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
Occasional prolonged standing/walking
Stand - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
Walk - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
Sit - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
Bending-repetitive forward - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Up to 10 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
Up to 25 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
Location: St. Luke's · 01 Pharmacy Admin Department
Schedule: Full-time, Days