Informatics Pharmacist Specialist

Job Requisition #: JR68168

End Date: 12/31/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: 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 meaningful 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!

As an Informatics Pharmacist Specialist, you will work collaboratively across the health system to support the management of the pharmacy computer system and technology to optimize pharmacy practice, pharmacy systems and the medication-use process, with the goal of providing efficient, timely, accurate pharmacy services.

Principle duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintain Pharmacy operations compliance with all State, Federal, and Joint Commission regulations or standards. Maintain department reports and statistics
  • Assist in developing and facilitating the implementation of goals and objectives for the Department
  • Responsible for effective process design, development, and implementation of Pharmacy projects and establishing the training
  • Train and facilitate training of new staff and re-educating existing staff
  • Assume responsibility for the timely dissemination of information related to Pharmacy projects
  • Establish and review department finance reports and patient charges daily; maintain a current database of AWP price information; synchronize drug charges; collaborate with Patient Finance and Medical Audit on questions or issues related to patient medication charges; build and troubleshoot Ambulatory charge-on-administration functionality
  • Update drug pricing quarterly; perform monthly Multum content updates and the ongoing management of NDC numbers and HCPCS billing codes
  • Assure the proper maintenance, functioning and optimization of the pharmacy computer system; manage the Cerner PharmNet formulary database and maintain synchronization with Patient Financial Services servicemaster; maintain Advance Dispense Routing, Batch dispensing operations, and label customization; maintain PowerChart Pharmacy orderables and Dose Range Checking content; collaborate with Information Technology staff for ongoing management of Powerorders medication order catalog; maintain alignment of PharmNet formulary with ConnectRx/OMNICELL database, Alaris drug library, and DoseEdge
  • Serve as the resource for requests to pharmacy system changes, including participation in drug shortages, formulary maintenance task force, Report2Learns including problem solving medication barcode scanning issues, and software upgrade testing and implementation
  • Design and implement quality improvement changes to the medication-use system; conduct practice-related projects, clinical research, and/or pharmacy performance improvement initiatives
  • Represent the department on inter-departmental and system level projects, initiatives, and committees

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Pharm.D; or B.S Pharmacy degree, with equivalent relevant experience
  • ASHP-Accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred
  • Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in the State of Delaware
  • Cerner experience required
  • At least five years of hospital pharmacy experience (residency training counts towards years)

ChristianaCare offers:

Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, twelve weeks of paid parental leave, annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great 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.

Our Values

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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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

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