Lahey Health Informatics Coord Pharmacy in Beverly, Massachusetts
Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.
Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.
About the Job
As a member of the Pharmacy Leadership Team provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care for patients through automation, maintenance, and development of technology. This is achieved by serving as the primary pharmacy professional responsible for the clinical and operational dimensions of technology to enhance use of medication information and safety. Include stabilizing and optimization on use of all systems related to the purchasing, inventory control, dispensing , prescribing, administration and monitoring of medication use. Assists in upgrading, evaluation, and implementation of pharmacy computer software systems, pharmacy automation systems, and clinical software.
Performs the job by demonstrating clinical and technical ability, understanding of expectations, and compliance with organizational policies and procedures. Is responsible for developing and promoting collaborative and collegial relationships with nurses, physicians, colleagues and interdepartmental personnel as they relate to the use, application, and implementation of pharmacy software systems, and associated systems. Provides training and education to hospital staff on optimum use of pharmacy informatics systems.
Applies knowledge of information systems and the medication-use process to improve patient care by ensuring that new technologies support safe and effective medication use. Understands aspects of pharmacy informatics systems and their impacts on other hospital systems. Performs functions of the Registered Pharmacist in interpreting and evaluating medication orders and prescriptions. Prepares and dispenses medications in accordance with established hospital and all laws governing such acts.
Supervises and verifies the accuracy of all work performed by pharmacy technicians/interns. Performs clinical functions of the department and provides pharmaceutical services to neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.
40 hours per week, day shift.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is d edicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy.
PharmD Degree Preferred
5 years Hospital or related experience.
2 years Pharmacy Informatics or related experience
Epic Willow Certification/Proficiency preferred
Current Massachusetts Pharmacist License
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