Informatics Pharmacist

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University Medical Center
April 7, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada
Job Type


Informatics Pharmacist

$44.45 - $68.90 Hourly
Las Vegas, NV
Job Type
Full Time
Job Number
4/20/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Position Summary  

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Position Summary:

Builds, implements, and maintains the automation and technology to optimize pharmacy practices and systems; responsible for the design, development, implementation, and on-going maintenance of the Electronic Health Record system and other systems applicable to the medication management process.

  Job Requirement  


Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from a college of pharmacy or department of pharmacy of a university accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education and approved by the Nevada State Board OR a graduate of a foreign school who has passed an examination for foreign graduates approved by the Nevada State Board to demonstrate that the education is equivalent. (NRS 639.120)

Licensing/Certification Requirements:

Must possess a valid Nevada State Board of Pharmacy Pharmacist License.

  Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements  

  1. Background in pharmacy automation, pharmacy computer system applications, or information technology experience preferred
  2. Minimum of two (2) years hospital pharmacy experience

  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements  

Knowledge of:

Federal, state and county laws and regulations related to the compounding, dispensing, storage and use of medications; federal, state and county laws and regulations governing area of assignment; pharmacy standards of practice and medication management standards; contemporary hospital/clinical practices and services; understanding of general hospital operations and informatics concepts; use of technology and communications to enhance factors associated with medication administration and patient outcomes; controlled terminology, clinical workflows, user interface optimization, clinical decision support, rules development, data integration and mining, clinical ontologies and adoption of technology; data systems to develop reports and data files to support drug use management activities, value improvement projects, business, financial services and operational improve opportunities; project management and analytical techniques.; principles and techniques of preparation of effective written informational and educational materials; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.

Skill in:

Evaluating health information systems to identify areas of improvement; establishing metrics; applying pharmacy standards of practice; use of computer software/applications related to duties; maintaining accurate records and files; preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials; contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities; communicating effectively with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain standing for long periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to constantly lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.


Agency University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
Address University Medical Center of Southern NevadaLas Vegas, Nevada, 89102

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