Information Technology Professional, Pharmacy Information Technology Professional

United States, North America
Jul 03, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Technology, IT Support & Training

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the worlds most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Position Information

Posting Number: 9740

Internal Posting Date: 07-02-2014

Internal Closing Date: 07-08-2014

External Closing Date:

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Information Technology Professional

Position Title/Rank: Pharmacy Information Technology Professional

Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers

Major Administrative Unit/College: MSU Health Team

Primary Department: 10055419 MSU HEALTH TEAM

Position Employee Group: Professionals-AP

Appointment Basis:

Appointment Status:

Employment %: 100

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Work Hours: Standard 8-5

Varied Work Hours (if applicable):

Project Tech/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information (if applicable):

Faculty: Salary Range
Support Staff: Pay Minimum
Salary Negotiable

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

Pay Grade Level: 11

Position Summary: This position provides independent professional support of moderate complexity in pharmacy systems administration, including pharmacy software and hardware, communication network concerns, and customer service; responsibilities include testing and debugging software; exploring and recommending new applications to improve process and efficiency in the pharmacies; training staff members on new applications; server maintenance; security access and audits; developing policies and procedures; maintaining HIPAA/ PCI standards; inventory maintenance; software updates; management reports and support; additionally, the position requires the ongoing expertise within the pharmacy workflow and the ability to work as a technician to support continuous quality improvement; cross training and support within the Health Team Information Technology group will be expected.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
Knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years of college, technical, vocational school such as an associate's degree in information technology or communication technology; one year of progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an information technology area related to duties to be performed OR a bachelor's degree in computer technology or information systems, with coursework in an information technology specialization related to the area of employment; up to six months of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an information technology area related to the duties to be performed; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: Current certification from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board or attainment of pharmacy technician certification from Pharmacy Technician Certification Board within six months from the date of hire; experience with QS/1 pharmacy applications, pharmacy robotics and related pharmacy technologies; technician experience within a pharmacy; experience working with IT projects in the healthcare industry; fluency in Microsoft applications.

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable): Duties associated with this position involve TB risk or working within three feet of human patients in a health care setting, wearing a respirator, and other risks that have been identified by Environmental Health and Safety (chemotherapy drugs/meds).

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV

Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department Website Address:

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair:

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:

If flex, number of months worked per year

Union Affiliation Union