Dignity Health Clinical Informatics Pharmacist in RANCHO CORDOVA, California


Dignity Health operates six hospitals in the Greater Sacramento Service Area - Mercy General Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital and Woodland Memorial Hospital; as well as Mercy Home Health and Hospice, and Dignity Health Medical Foundation, which includes Mercy Medical Group, Woodland Clinic and Mercy Imaging Centers. Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In FY16, Dignity Health provided $2.2 billion in charitable care and services. For more information, please visit our website at dignityhealth.org/Sacramento. You can also follow us on Twitter @DignityHlthSac and Facebook.com/DignityHealthSacramento.


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing pharmacy informatics support for the implementation, management, and maintenance of new and existing pharmacy related software products. The incumbent will also serve as liaison between pharmacy, IS staff, vendors, and other departments to ensure that user needs are met and system-wide information technology standards are adhered to. The incumbent will be expected to maintain competency in the practice of all areas of pharmacy and may be called upon to assist with departmental staffing. Ensures that all actions taken and methods to produce results incorporate and promote the Dignity Health Mission, Vision, Values, and value based Service Standards.

Core Duties:

  • Works closely with pharmacy managers, vendors and revenue analysts to ensure proper maintenance of pharmacy system tables

  • Obtains, implements tests and documents user requests for pharmacy compendium additions and modifications

  • Develops data entry interfaces for complex medication protocol orders and works closely with staff pharmacists to ensure protocol orders enable accurate and consistent data entry multi-ingredient drug orders

  • Develops and maintains interfaces in accordance with standardized hospital physician order sets

  • Performs other programming and maintenance tasks as required

  • Assists pharmacy managers with coordination of activities related to new pharmacy or clinical system implementation

  • Assists vendors and project teams in developing and documenting user requirements

  • Assists vendors and project teams in testing efforts and end-user training

  • Provides inpatient pharmacy staffing sup[port as needed

  • Serving as a consultant, advise and trainer to all pharmacy computer application users

  • Coordinates pharmacy informatics policies and procedures throughout facilities.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience) required

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree required

  • Current California Registered Pharmacist (RPH) license required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent inpatient hospital experience and workign knowledge of all aspects of pharmacy operations preferred

  • Experience in programming, information systems and project management preferred

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Job ID 2018-46721

Employment Type Full Time

Department Pharmacy

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Healthcare Sacramento

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varies