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Providence Health & Services Senior Clinical Informatics Pharmacist PSJH in Spokane, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling Senior Clinical Informatics Pharmacist PSJH to our location in Spokane, WA.

We are seeking a Senior Clinical Informatics Pharmacist PSJH to work independently to manage pharmacy modules and components of the EHR, clinical decision support and pharmacy-specific information systems associated with medication use. They lead a collaborative effort with key contributors and informatics pharmacists, to design and develop effective pharmacy workflows, operational processes and system functions to drive optimal outcomes and efficiencies. They support leadership decision making by data gathering and conducting sophisticated analysis. They implement change to align with patient safety, strategic and regulatory goals. They are effective communicators for varying audiences from clinicians to executive leadership and vendors.

They develop and maintain close relationships with key contributors, which include system and operational leadership, front line staff, governance groups, multi-disciplinary staff, and vendors. They collaborate to prioritize demands, set appropriate expectations, establish appropriate metrics and targets, and manage change implementation.

The Senior CI pharmacist is a change leader and serves as a positive, progressive, professional role model.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide technical and application expertise and recommend innovative ideas, processes and/or procedures for enhancements, and modifications to improve existing pharmacy systems.

  • Lead the planning and execution of medium to large projects as they relate to the pharmacy modules; serve as principal point of contact on multiple complex issues, tasks or projects.

  • Develop and document system design and workflow processes of system needs for clinical management, staff, and providers.

  • Function as a liaison between these stakeholders and the system build teams.

  • Provide advanced technical and application expertise to design, analyze, and optimize clinical information systems.

  • Ensure system design achieves Health System objectives of standardization, integration, and efficiency and supports compliance with policies and procedures, legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Share knowledge and expertise in the growth and development of team members. Serve as a mentor to clinical informatics pharmacists.

  • Work collaboratively with the education team to develop change communication and training materials. Obtain approval where required.

  • Perform complex maintenance; assist and/or lead testing updates and new releases prior to production use.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy

  • 5-8 years of related experience.

  • Current license as a Registered Pharmacist upon hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Ph.D. in Pharmacy or equivalent

  • Familiarity with systems and applications. Residency training in pharmacy practice, drug information or pharmacy administration or equivalent. Advanced computer hardware and software expertise.

  • Technology related certification upon hire.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Analytics/Business Intelligence

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 286064