Pharmacy IS Analyst - Associate

Northern Light Health Home Office | ME

Posted Date 2/08/2019
Description Schedule: Regular Full-time
Shift: Day
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
Position Summary:
An Analyst presents a professional image in conduct, attitude and attire and maintains positive can-do attitude. This analyst is required to clearly communicate information through appropriate methods, read and interpret the most complex information, collaborate with teams across departments, write clearly and informatively, edit work for spelling and grammar, and listen well. This position regularly & consistently acts with the best interest of the organization, the patient, and the customer in mind.

This is a technical role that requires an understanding of how applications integrate throughout the EMHS system. This individual is expected to exercise direction and judgment under direct supervision. This person assists in conducting training and assists with parts of a projects or process within the department. Participates in the day to day maintenance of the Pharmacy Clinical Information Systems and understands how those systems interrelate with other departmental systems applications; Works closely with the departmental Manager/Supervisor, end users in all applicable areas, and vendors to maintain stable, functional, and progressive software applications. Assists with preparing detailed specifications from which programs will be written; Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains those programs. The Analyst, works with a team on phases of application implementation, systems analysis and programming activities.

Given the function of Information Systems Applications, particularly in partnering with physicians and other hospitals in the region, a professional who can actively contribute to the overall system strategy and deliver first-rate IT service in a diverse, multi-entity environment is required. This role requires a high performer who is detailed, hands on comfortable integrating the Millennium Applications for multiple hospitals and other healthcare entities, and the culture of EMHS requires the Analyst to be visible and proactive in serving the individual entities.

The Analyst gathers and analyzes information skillfully, recommends alternative solutions, works well in group problem-solving situations, and uses reason when dealing with emotional topics. As such, it expected that the candidate can speak clearly and persuasively in a variety of situations.

The work environment requires the Analyst to manage competing demands in an environment with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected results and ability to analyze implications of design concepts is critical; Solves or escalates immediate problems in order to succeed on assigned projects and tasks.

Must be able to travel throughout the hospital system with variable hours and complete other duties as assigned.

Education Required:
Hospital Pharmacy Technician with national certification/licensure is strongly preferred. Nursing degree or Associate degree or combined education/experience in the field of pharmacy, hospital pharmacy information systems, hospital information system strongly preferred.

Experience Required:
Clinical experience involving knowledge of modern hospital pharmacy practice is preferred. A candidate should be proficient with computer hardware and software (Access, Excel, Windows), databases, and clinical applications. Successful candidate must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with experience in working under pressure with precision and accuracy

Other Skills Required:
Must possess effective communication skills, the ability to multitask, attention to detail, effective follow-through and commitment to excellence, as well as the ability to provide clear and accurate directions and train others.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variable situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schematic form.

Demonstrates an understanding of EMH Information Systems applications, most specifically how the Pharmacy system functions and how it integrates with all other applications (billing, dispensing, compounding systems). Applies systems analysis techniques and procedures, including consulting with users, to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications. Designs, develops, documents, analyzes, tests or modifies computer systems or programs, including prototypes, based on and related to user or system design specifications.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is often required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Ability to use keyboard for typing.

Working Environment:
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level and working conditions in the work environment are indicative of a normal office setting. A cubicle environment means an employee must expect interruptions or disturbances on a frequent basis.

Equal Opportunity Employment
Healthcare | Pharmaceutical

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