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Informatics Pharmacy Resident – Term Professional
Informatics Pharmacist responsible for building and maintaining medication content for both operational and clinical decision support in an integrated EHR at a large academic medical center. The pharmacist should be team oriented with strong collaboration skills able to analyze complex situations and problems and develop innovative solutions. The pharmacist should be self-motivated with good communication and time management skills and able to work with both technical and clinical team members.
Provides leadership in specified domain, including workflow, best-in-class technology solutions and services. Provides domain expertise in complex set of related moderate business critical products for customers of moderate complexity for integrated product solution selection and design and build. Assesses and designs enhancements, content and configuration changes in line with agreed QA, release schedules and user communication plans. Coaches development of staff..
Key Functions and Expected Performances:
Organizational Impact: Delivers projects/assignments that have a direct impact on goals/objectives of the unit/department that the job is in
Problem Solving/Complexity of Work: Conducts extensive analysis of situations or data to resolve numerous, complex issues; may involve the input/work of others
Breadth of Knowledge: Has in-depth level of knowledge within a professional area and working knowledge of other areas
Team Interaction: May lead mid-sized project projects; coaches and guides team members
Provides expertise in specified domain, including workflow, best-in-class technology solutions and services
Provides domain expertise in et of related products for customers for integrated product solution selection and design and build
Assess and design enhancements, content and configuration changes
Conduct testing and educate users
Core Capabilities: Supporting Colleagues
Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas
Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships
Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences
Core Capabilities: Delivering Excellent Services
Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them
Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions
Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness
Core Capabilities: Ensuring High Quality
Performs excellent work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly
Ensures continuous improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them
Fulfills safety and regulatory requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring
Core Capabilities: Managing Resources Effectively
Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure
Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area
Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities
Core Capabilities: Fostering Innovation
Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches
Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges
Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements
Workflow Systems: Can lead the implementation of workflow technology and can design and implement an enterprise-wide workflow system. Is relied upon for the development of the most complex workflow software and can address pre-fetch archivals exception processing and complex processes that utilizes external data sources.
Business Knowledge: Demonstrates the ability to apply diverse areas of business knowledge to successfully meet broad work objectives. Knowledgeable, in detail, of the major functions of the primary business units of the company. Able to converse intelligently with users, customers, and management on the impact of technology and competition on the business itself. Capable of discerning the impact of subtle changes in competition and technology. Demonstrates excellent business acumen.
Emerging Technologies: Demonstrates high levels of knowledge in new and emerging technologies. Contributes to strategic planning in areas which require expert knowledge and experience. Participates in advanced technology efforts for the company, evaluating and testing new products to determine their value and applicability to the organization. Often takes a lead role in critical situations where there is a need to apply knowledge of technological trends, emerging technology and/or new tools and products. Successfully selects and implements new technology to meet requirements of state-of-the-art systems and projects. Helps set standards and establish procedures relating to new technological products and services. Actively participates in outside professional organizations and forums.
Problem Management: Demonstrates the uppermost levels of expertise in Incident Tracking and Problem Reporting in challenging and complex situations. Clearly articulates incidents and problems in a way that improves chances of quick resolution. Provides solutions that improve the design and architecture of the system. Makes recommendations that are creative and imaginative while setting a standard for others. Often takes a lead role in highly pressurized situations when there is a need to achieve results.
Customer Communication: Demonstrates the uppermost levels of expertise in website communications in challenging and complex situations. Demonstrates the ability to relate to customers in writing in a way which results in improved customer loyalty and effective website usage. Increases website usage through innovative communications and promotional efforts. Works closely with website marketing groups to communicate to current and potential users regarding new offerings and enhancements. Often takes the lead role on highly pressurized situations when there is a need to inform customers of sensitive issues. Consistently delivers website communications services in a creative and imaginative manner while setting standards for others.
This is a full-time, exempt term position lasting one year.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.
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