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Position Summary: The Application Analyst-Pharmacy Informatics provides technical support in the implementation and maintenance of the hospital and Pharmacy Information Systems and technology. The position encompasses design, installation, modification, upgrades, enhancement and support, medium to large project leadership, training, documentation development, and contract review and familiarization. Work situations are a combination of intermediate to complex analytical, clinical, financial and administrative responsibilities, and require independent decision-making, problem solving, leadership, systems analysis, customer service skills, organization, public speaking skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Internal contacts require establishing rapport and working relationships with all levels of staff, management, physicians and medical providers, and MHS executives. External contacts include vendor personnel and outside professional and healthcare organizations. Information systems supported include inpatient pharmacy, outpatient pharmacy, automated dispensing, and other systems as required.
Minimum Requirements: Six to Eight (6-8) years experience in developing, implementing, operating or maintaining information systems in integrated health care delivery systems including hospitals and/or clinic settings. Previous installation experience with healthcare systems databases and interfaces in hospitals and/or clinic settings or with a healthcare system vendor required.
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Current Washington State Pharmacy License required. Bachelors degree in business, healthcare, or Information Technology preferred. System certification preferred. Current Washington State Drivers License; and proof of a safe driving record (which meets established MHS Standards) obtained by a motor vehicle report from the appropriate state
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
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