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Clinical & Operational Applications
The HITS Clinical & Operational Applications (COA) division is responsible for more than 300 clinical and business applications that patients, clinicians, and staff rely upon every day. The COA team is responsible for supporting inpatient and ambulatory care, clinical areas, and revenue cycle activities. A significant focus for the COA team is MiChart, Michigan Medicine’s electronic health record (EHR) system, including implementing and configuring MiChart workflows, enhancements, optimizations, and new modules
The MiChart Medication Use Informatics team at Michigan Medicine seeks a Clinical Informatics Pharmacist to develop, update and maintain the Epic Willow and Beacon applications. The Clinical Informatics Pharmacist is the primary support contact for the application.
Work with the Michigan Medicine business community, end users, and Epic representatives to ensure the system meets the organization's business needs.
Understand the choices involved in application specifications.
Participate in the Demand Management process and manage projects from the concept phase through operationalization.
Perform in-depth analysis of workflows, data collection, report details, and other technical issues associated with Epic software.
Investigate end users' preference while making build decisions.
Analyze business operations as they relate to build decisions.
Follow the build guide and all decisions related to standardization.
Prioritize and implement requested changes to the system.
Analyze new functionality in releases to determine how it should be used.
Review and coordinate software updates and changes.
Review and test each new release.
Collect information regarding potential system enhancement needs.
Prepare details of specifications as needed.
Develop and document internal procedures to use in conjunction with Epic applications.
Maintain rules for how each new version is released.
Establish change control processes and procedures for the system.
Participate in training and work with end users.
Troubleshoot problems and questions from end users.
Work with report writers to ensure that the application has the necessary reports.
Analyze data conversion needs.
Ensure that data coming across an interface into an Epic application meets the business need
Licensure in good standing, or immediate eligibility for licensure, as a registered pharmacist in the state of Michigan.
Doctor of pharmacy degree or Master and/or Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy with one-year residency or equivalent clinical experience.
Skills and characteristics of a successful Clinical Informatics Pharmacist include the following:
A deep understanding of Pharmacy Operations, Clinical pharmacy services and/or ambulatory infusion workflows.
The ability to lead meetings, prioritize, resolve conflicts, maintain issues lists, and manage a project plan.
Ability to work collaboratively with teams of all sizes. Ability to multi-task complex work assignments.
Willingness and strong aptitude to learn new technologies and assume increasing responsibilities.
Ability to work in a dynamic development environment and adjust to changing priorities, processes, and project plans.
Exceptional communication skills, professional image, confidence in dealing with complex business situations.?
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
Experience and certification in Epic Willow application.
Minimum 3 years’ experience in pharmacy services preferred.
Project management experience.
Business Analysis and workflow experience.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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