Tucson Medical Center
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Pyxis Data Analyst
at Tucson Medical Center
Serves as a liaison and resource for all departments that utilize Pyxis and the department of pharmacy. Monitors departmental expenses, inventory requirements, inventory costs, utilization reports, controlled substances discrepancies, user sign-ons, all troubleshooting, medication refrigerator temperature capture, Pyxis building, movement and reassignment of all Pyxis units, and coordination of Pyxis maintenance between BD/Carefusion Pyxis and Tucson Medical Center. As well conducts all training and competency of pharmacy staff, and as needed – nursing staff, in the use of Pyxis. Provides first level support for business in assigned area ensuring that problems are correctly identified and coordinates resolution with the appropriate members of the Information Services department or vendor. Performs system administration and operational support activities by maintaining user accounts in applications, producing reports and running programs within provided guidelines.
Assists in all stages of information technology system implementation such as planning, requirements definition, testing and documentation.
Sets up new Pyxis automated dispensing machines ensuring isolated units are tied into the network, makes recommendation for medication stocking based on type of unit and number of beds.
Participates in appropriate cross functional meetings where Pyxis is a topic or source of business intelligence.
Creates and communicates status reports in accordance with department standards; updates documentation consistently.
Understands and documents department’s core business processes.
Coordinates activities between user department and users of Pyxis technology.
Prepares work schedules for department and assists in the tally of orders processed by pharmacist shift
Provides on-call support and may lead and direct the work of others.
Performs investigation to determine proper course for problem resolution. Logs problems or open tasks with Pyxis or Information Services according to established guidelines.
Prepares clear, concise and comprehensive training materials and provides customer training.
Maintains tables and parameters in applications; produces reports and/or queries from applications; executes program or batch jobs of supported applications.
Develops queries for special reports and analyzes discrepancies, making recommendations to management.
Reviews usage and needs and develops a work around when a drug shortage exists.
Maintains data base of all pharmaceutical codes and costs and trouble shoots discrepancies.
Adheres to and supports team members in exhibiting TMCH values of integrity, community, compassion, and dedication.
Adheres to TMC organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values, policies and standards.
Performs related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school.
EXPERIENCE: Requires four (4) years of hospital inpatient pharmacy technician experience.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Must be licensed and registered by the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge business system requirements and documentation practices to ensure proper evaluations of solutions for system needs.
Skill in evaluating business systems, documenting solutions and trouble shooting problems.
Skill in training and guiding others.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to prepare detailed written reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries or complaints from employees, patients and/or their representatives.
Ability to calculate figures and compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs, and apply basic algebraic concepts.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.