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Pharmacy Applications Analyst (MT-2242)

Location: Downey, CA Job Number: 716355 Date posted: 07/12/2018
Description: Provides strategic support to Pharmacy Project Manager. This includes support of one or more applications, including the pharmacy system, Pharmacy Call Center or Central Refill/ Mail Order Pharmacy. The scope of systems supported includes Inpatient PIMS, Outpatient PIMS, and other systems that may interface to PIMS such as Chemotherapy, Home IV, and Automated Dispensing Systems. Other functional units include the Centralized Refill/Mail Order Pharmacy and the Pharmacy Call Center. Provides testing and implementation support as required.

Essential Functions:
  • Provides support to the Pharmacy Project Manager.
  • Supports all database related activities required to support inpatient PIMS, outpatient PIMS, Call Center, and/or Central Refill/Mail Order Pharmacy.
  • Supports PIMS and other software releases in all software testing phases.
  • Implements systems and system changes as required.
  • Makes on-line adjustments to the database to update all aspects of drug records.
  • Ensures the integrity of all databases, including PIMS, Call Center, and Central Refill/Mail Order Pharmacy.
  • Creates and updates drug records specific to Kaiser, including pricing updates, physician files, medication additions, and clinical updates.
  • Provides database support for other pharmacy systems linked to PIMS, such as automated dispensing systems (Inpatient or Outpatient functions).
  • Provides support for system users within guidelines set up by the PIMS database manager; Rotates on-call activities.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience working with diverse groups, including professionals (Nursing, MDs, Pharmacists) and nonprofessional staff.
  • Pharmacy degree required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Must be a registered California pharmacist.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Expertise in data processing, Call Center and/or robotics operations.
  • Strong analytical, communication, interpersonal and written skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on or coordinate concurrent multiple projects.
  • Strong leadership and facilitation skills, the ability to build consensus and bring diverse team members together to perform are essential to this position.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, exercise judgment and initiative in resolving issues.
  • Skilled in managing change.
  • Customer focused.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in an inpatient or an outpatient Kaiser pharmacy or equivalent strongly preferred.

  • PR# MT-2242
  • This is a temporary position for approximately untilDecember 31, 2018
    Primary Location: California,Downey,Downey Boeing - Independence Park 12254 Bellflower Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Specialty: Pharmacy Professional (Educators, Project Managers, Consultant/Analyst) Department: Pharmacy Informatics Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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    Whether you're a resident, technician, or specialist, you'll find a wide array of clinical services in our progressive practice environment. In addition to outpatient, inpatient/hospital, and ambulatory care/clinical opportunities, we maintain specialized pharmacy services, automated refill pharmacies, regional call centers, drug information services, and pharmacy analytical services. In fact, our mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by a J.D. Power U.S. Pharmacy Study.

    Our pharmacists also have access to a wealth of information and integrated technologies, meaning you have the information you need at your fingertips, enabling you to make the right decisions, expedite patient care, and actively participate in your patients' health.

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