Data Analyst | Pharmacy

Job Requisition #: JR66546

End Date: 3/6/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: IT & Technical Operations, Pharmacy

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

Our amazing Pharmacy Team dispenses approximately 6,200,000 individualized patient doses per year, as well as 170,000 retail/mail order prescriptions. We provide medications that are safe and efficacious.

Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health. Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!

The Specialty Pharmacy Data Analyst will provide support to ensure optimized operational efficiency by coordinating financial management activities, performing data analysis, and maintaining statistics and reports to continue to develop the program. This role is responsible for developing, preparing, analyzing, and maintaining quality data that will be utilized by leadership and management across various settings and promote new improved opportunities for the organization, thus enhancing efficiency and resulting in optimal revenue. Database development, project management, cost accounting, and IT skills will be employed to work with clinical pharmacists, residents, medical staff, and pharmacy administration. This position will play a key role in providing data for various accreditation bodies.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Publish quality analytics to include weekly or monthly dashboards, productivity, ad hoc projects, and/or Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Collaborate with the finance team to review underpayments or denials based on current Pharmacy Services Administrative (PSAO) contract
  • Evaluate clinical and operational reports to support utilization of all available patient assistance programs for administration of medications
  • Incorporate industry standard benchmarks to illustrate baseline metrics and current state to present data in charts, graphs, pivot tables, and other diagrams
  • Monitor Specialty Pharmacy purchases for contract compliance and accurate pricing
  • Assist with contract compliance and identify savings opportunities, and relay those to pharmacy management to facilitate decision making
  • Monitor monthly budget variance and identify significant variations from budget (supply costs, volume, FTEs, etc.)
  • Generate a year-end report of budget variances based on cost center Profit and Loss statement (P and L)
  • Compile and compare data to find meaningful patterns, trends, and relationships to generate reports related to current expenses to serve as the basis for the budget
  • Participate in improvement initiatives and develop data extracts needed to identify weaknesses and opportunities that will enhance patient satisfaction, organizational expansion, and net revenue growth
  • Interact with purchasing, materials, and other departments to promote efficient systems interface and problem resolution related to financial and clinical management
  • Demonstrate expertise in the use of analytical and statistical tools and techniques to train and educate other Pharmacy Services health care professionals
  • Work in collaboration with 340B team to identify cost savings opportunities
  • Maintain system databases to reflect changes in the drug formulary or product specifications and assure appropriate safeguards and system integrity
  • Monitor ordering processes, integrating most current pricing from wholesaler, analyze invoices, shipping, and inventory processes
  • Maintain detailed documentation pertaining to routine operational analytics, source of truth, and education of the data design with peers to promote cross-coverage and visual aids
  • Assist with implementation of new analytic software and data validation tools
  • Performs quality control checks for assigned data sources to meet/exceed accreditation, certification, regulatory, and institutional standards

Education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in healthcare related, Finance, Business or IT field required
  • At least three years of experience in data analysis and/or healthcare planning background required
  • Pharmacy experience preferred
  • Expertise in using electronic medical records, outpatient dispensing systems and Microsoft applications preferred

ChristianaCare offers:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
  • 403 (b) with an employer match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and phenomenal discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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