SUMMARY: The IT Pharmacist supports clinical computer applications which directly or indirectly affect the pharmacy systems and/or applications which utilize medication information. The IT Pharmacist will be supporting either directly or in a consultative capacity the evaluation of products, assessment of operational issues, upgrades, implementations, and maintenance of pharmacy computer software systems and any associated pharmacy automation systems. This position requires a solid working knowledge for current pharmacy and health system practices. This position requires strong analytical, organizational communication and creativity skills as well as the ability to work collaboratively or independently on various projects simultaneously. There is a significant amount of problem solving skills required. Excellent interpersonal skills are critical as there are numerous interactions with internal staff and external vendors. Must possess a solid working knowledge of information system technology, information system processing and desktop solutions as well as having excellent verbal and written communication skills.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree and an Accredited Residency Program preferred. Current Registered Pharmacist with the California State Board of Pharmacy required, Board of Pharmacy Specialties Certification preferred. Minimum three (3) years related experience and minimum one (1) year management experience required. Pharmacy Residency is preferred. BLS (Basic Life Support) required within 30 days of hire or transfer into position. ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) preferred within 12 months of hire or transfer into position.
POSITION DETAILS: Full time, 80 hours per pay period. Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.