Clinical Pharmacy Analyst

Medical University of South Carolina

Job Description

The Clinical Pharmacy Analyst reports to the manager of a designated team supporting the Epic Enterprise application suite (including but not limited to the following: Orders, OpTime, Anesthesia, Willow, Beacon, and Phoenix) and the suite of pharmacy information systems. Under indirect supervision, the Clinical Pharmacy Analyst works collaboratively with users of MUSCs Clinical Information Systems (CIS), with all departments in the Office of the CIO (OCIO) division, and all other departments or groups, campus-wide, as necessary, in problem-solving issues related to CIS, with primary focus on the integrated Epic Enterprise system comprising the electronic health record (EHR). This role coordinates aspects of planning, design, development, training, implementation, communication, maintenance and evaluation of existing or new functionality related to the CIS. This position provides CIS support through participation in a 7x24-hour on-call rotation schedule.


A Doctor of Pharmacy or Bachelors degree in pharmacy with a minimum of three (3) years of work experience in a health care institution preferably of similar size and complexity. Residency training and/or health care IT experience preferred. Certification in any one of the following Epic Enterprise modules is preferred: Ambulatory, Inpatient, ClinDoc, Orders, Radiant, Willow, Beacon, Phoenix, Op-Time / Anesthesia, ASAP. Self-starter with good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities. Understands database concepts. Experience with word processing and spreadsheets. Demonstrated experience with project management and management of multiple simultaneous projects. Works well individually and in a team environment. Demonstrates a positive attitude. Able to advise / mentor others and serve in temporary project and team lead roles when necessary. Understanding of clinical systems, applications, and/or clinical workflows. Required Epic certification(s) must be completed within 6 months of hiring date. New version training and certification must be completed within 1 month prior to upgrade kick-off unless there are extenuating circumstances as agreed by the manager.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Licensed as a Registered Pharmacist by the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy is required

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job function while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job function while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Frequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job function from kneeling positions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to crawl while performing job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift /lower objects from floor level to height of 36 inches, to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches overhead 50 lbs. unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with corrections. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) Ability to use automated mixing equipment. (Continuous) Ability to work overtime as required. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)*

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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