Job Ref: 27968
Talent Area: IT/Telecommunications
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX 77054
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full-Time
Organization: Houston Methodist
Work Shift: DAY
Work Week: M - F
Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist Hospital has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research. Houston Methodist is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospital” list and was recently named the number one hospital in Texas. FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006. Houston Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1,119 licensed beds, 67 operating rooms and over 6,000 employees, Houston Methodist offers complete care for patients from around the world.
Senior RX Clinical Analyst focuses on work assignments for implementing and supporting computer application systems. The role performs as a business analyst to determine business requirements and user needs for developing solutions.
This position requires strong analytical, organizational, communication and creativity skills in providing the necessary support of complex medication software systems. The individual must be able to work independently in providing training, support, implementation and coordinating improvements to the systems. Medication errors have an impact on the hospital's ability to provide quality patient care and satisfaction if the software is not effectively utilized for processing medication orders.
The position provides mentoring, clinical specifications assistance, conducts work products review, and formal approval of less senior and non-certified pharmacy personnel in implementation of the application solutions. Designs or customizes software and leads quality assurance processes for optimizing applications operational that promote efficiency and improvement of business processes, while working individually, as part of an operational team, and within matrix model project model to support medium to large scale projects. Supports all users of application systems, timely implementation of and ongoing maintenance of applications, and provides the opportunity for enhanced user productivity.
PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Science
Minimum 4 years’ experience with pharmaceutical clinical systems.
Project management skills strongly preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
Rx Licensed health care professional.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
a.Upon completion of development confirms quality assurance review for orders or order set Interfaces analysis, design, and configuration and can verify in both Mediware WORKx and Eclipsys SCM acceptance criteria are met
b.Confirms billing (charge items) correct in Mediware when orders cross to Mediware from SCM
c.Will confirm new build items display on the MAR correctly
d.Will verify all clinical administration and special Instructions visible/displaying properly
e.Will verify Allergy alerts working properly
f.Will verify Drug Interaction alerts are working properly
9. Demonstrate proficiency in supported computer systems and business processes which include troubleshooting and on-call support:
a.Interface Issues (medications not working bi-directionally)
b.Medications not displaying on Orders page or MAR
c.Investigation and solving PSN report issues.
d.Documentation issues related to MAR
e.Medication Availability usage issues
10.Supports MethOD Build Team and primary lead providing primary consulting for all appropriate clinical Drug information:
a.Concerning drug warnings Interactions
b.Drug Administration Information
c.Drug Usage restrictions per Indication or Protocol
d.Relevant Laboratory results per specific drug
e.Drug Monitoring Information
f.Clinical Contact for Clinical Pharmacy specialists (provide info to them and configure special clinical information as requested
g.Configure Medications to be administered correctly, Right solution, right admin time, correct volume of solution, correct infusion time, correct frequency for administration.
11. Must demonstrate advanced project management skills, such as creating and managing project plans and cost benefit analysis.
12. Must demonstrate ability to lead medium to large scale projects.
13. Must demonstrate ability to provide guidance to junior staff.
14. Expert verbal and written communication skills.
15. Must demonstrate ability to lead communication and help other personnel lead communications between business stakeholders, technical resources and third parties for business requirements and technical solutions.
16. Strong experience and practical application with multiple programming languages.
17. Strong client server/browser-based skills.
18. Strong scripting and/or configuration skills.
Review attached activity checklist.
Normal office environment. Must be flexible and able to work any hours as requested including extended hours. Must report to work in proper attire with TMH Photo ID. Must provide own transportation, may be required to travel between hospital campuses and offsite.
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Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
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