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Parkview North Hospital Informatics Pharmacist in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Clinical Informatics Pharmacist * REMOTE position with NO on site requirements * * Work hours flexible * Experience with Epic Reporting Workbench, Slicer Dicer, and Webi required High level of Microsoft Excel skills required Previous Pharmacy Informatics experience preferred

The Parkview Health Pharmacy Enterprise is looking for a pharmacist to remotely work on Informatics projects. This position is within the Pharmacy Department and will report to the Director of Pharmacy, Ambulatory Services. This position does not require Epic Certification(s) nor will be assigned routine Epic maintenance, testing, etc.

This is a great opportunity to be engaged with a growing Pharmacy Enterprise. This position will focus on business analytics, including but not limited to, clinical and financial metrics associated with the Ambulatory and Quality and Patient Care Services lines of business.

Activities

  • In collaboration with Pharmacy Services and Information Services, Pharmacy Informatics Specialist participate in the analysis, design, implementation, education, and support of clinical, operational, and financial metrics.

  • Understand pharmacy data structures and perform assigned reporting

  • Accurately and promptly analyzes the impact of information technology in clinical work processes

  • Maintain current knowledge of Pharmacy practices, regulatory standards, organizational policies and procedures related to clinical practice, legal implications of the clinical information system, and organizational direction in order to support users and process teams

  • Facilitates ongoing metric reporting for the pharmacy enterprise

  • Communicate issues and topics with team members, pharmacy leadership, and IS leadership

  • May serve as a pharmacy informatics resource to individuals and teams throughout the enterprise

  • May include electronic data collection, cataloguing of gathered information, documentation of processes, and communication with members of IS and pharmacy services

  • May participate in interdisciplinary and process improvement teams to identify potential future uses of information and potential improvements in the current use of data

  • May participate in Pharmacy Resident research

More about Parkview Health & Parkview Pharmacy:

Parkview Health’s world-class clinical teams are dedicated to providing the highest levels of compassionate care. In turn, we are committed to equipping them with state-of-the-art technology and facilities. Parkview strives to be a partner with civic leaders on the frontlines of safety, wellness, and prevention. And, because we are the region's only not-for-profit health system, you can be sure of the most important thing of all -- our patients come first. Parkview Health consists of 14 hospital facilities, 2 free-standing Surgery Centers, a free-standing emergency department, and over 900 employed providers - all on the Epic© platform.

Parkview Regional Medical Center (PRMC), a member of Parkview Health, is a major regional medical center located in Fort Wayne. It provides comprehensive medical services to patients in northeastern Indiana, northwestern Ohio, and southern Michigan. PRMC is a tertiary medical center currently with 544 beds (all private) and is a Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center. In addition to the medical and surgical populations, it also has specialty centers for stroke, cardiology, orthopedics, oncology, and women’s and children’s services.

Parkview Pharmacy has provided advanced pharmacy services in a variety of areas for decades. Parkview offers a progressive pharmaceutical care environment in a variety of practice settings. Inpatient services include extensive interdisciplinary rounding, graduate medical education engagement, and surgical/critical care and oncology satellite pharmacies. We have also had tremendous growth in ambulatory pharmaceutical care including primary care, hospital-based clinics, specialty clinics, multiple retail pharmacies, a specialty pharmacy, telepharmacy, and central fill. Parkview Pharmacy leadership includes a team with dedication to each facility and service type, including Inpatient and Ambulatory Clinical Services, Distribution Services Managers for Parkview Regional Medical Center and Parkview Hospital, Oncology, Investigational Drug Services, Retail, & Specialty Managers. Additionally, there are supervisors to help support daily needs and department projects in conjunction with lead pharmacists and lead technicians. Parkview pharmacy is an early adopter of and a best-practice site for integrated technologies, including Epic, Pyxis, BD Parata, Tecsys, smart infusion systems, and Baxa compounder.

Awards & Recognition:

  • In September 2023, Parkview was named to Newsweek’s list of Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces for 2023, being recognized for outstanding employee sentiment and satisfaction.

  • In September 2023, Parkview Health was named NRC Health Excellence in Patient Experience Award winner across medium size health systems.

  • In September 2023, Chief Information Officer, Ron Double, was named an Indianapolis Business Journal Tech Exec of the Year, along with two other state honorees.

  • In August 2023, Parkview was named to the Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers.

  • In July 2023, Parkview Heart Institute received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® - AFib Gold quality achievement award for its commitment to managing atrial fibrillation.

  • In June 2023, Parkview Director of Human Resources Operations, Becky Gonzalez, was recognized as a statewide HR Standout in the 2023 Indianapolis Business Journal HR Impact Awards. The award recognizes human resources professionals who excel in their roles leading or facilitating HR for their companies.

  • In June 2023, the Parkview Stanley Wissman Stroke Center has received recertification from DNV as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Gold Plus Get with The Guidelines-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.

  • In May 2023, Parkview Specialty Pharmacy was named a finalist in the MMIT Patient Choice Awards.

  • In May 2023, Parkview Health achieved HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 with both EMRAM and O-EMRAM designations.

  • In Spring 2023, all participating Parkview Health hospitals received an A or B grades (4 As, 1 B) in Hospital Safety Grade by The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit focused on patient safety in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers.

  • In January 2023, Parkview Behavioral Health Institute was named a 2022 Human Experience National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality winner by Press Ganey.

  • In May 2022, Parkview Specialty Pharmacy was awarded the MMIT Hospital & Health System Specialty Pharmacy Patient Choice Award.

  • In October 2022, Parkview Health was named to Forbes’ “America’s Best Employers by State” list, ranking in the top 26 of 75 employers for the state of Indiana.

  • In September 2022, all 9 Parkview Health hospitals were awarded re-accreditation for the nation’s top honor for nursing excellence: Magnet Recognition® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

  • In November 2021, Parkview Ortho Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards

  • In November 2021, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has awarded Parkview Health its 2021 Digital Health Most Wired® recognition for the ninth consecutive year.

Position Qualifications: Candidates must possess a pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited institution and have completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency or have equivalent hospital practice experience. Pharmacy licensure or eligibility in Indiana is required. Candidates must have a high level of technical skills and be able to be highly functioning in an independent environment.

Applications: Official applications can be submitted online at www.parkview.com. Any questions may be sent to Tara Jellison, PharmD, MBA, FASHP, 11109 Parkview Plaza Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46845 or tara.jellison@parkview.com.

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