Director Clinical Pharmacy Informatics in Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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HCA Healthcare

Director Clinical Pharmacy Informatics

Nashville, TN, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Directors and Managers   Job ID: 893099
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This position is incentive eligible.


Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Director Clinical Pharmacy Informatics? At HCA Healthcare, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.


HCA Healthcare, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Director Clinical Pharmacy Informatics like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Director of Clinical Pharmacy Informatics will assist in leading the Medication Management and Clinical Pharmacy Informatics work across the enterprise by managing a portion of the Clinical Pharmacy Informatics Team and serving as a leader and subject matter expert in the delivery of informatics services as it relates to medication management.

Major Responsibilities:

Leadership and Team Management

•Aligns HCA Clinical Goals with Clinical Pharmacy Informatics projects.

•Supports the medication management informatics strategy for consistency across all EHRs and EMRs within HCA and provides guidance for implementation, optimization and maintenance.

•Leads the safe and effective build of medications in the EHRs and EMRs.

•Assists with managing the Clinical Pharmacy Informatics team, including direct reports.

•Leads large scale implementation and optimization projects.

•Assists in monitoring the team’s resource allocation.

•Assists with leading the Clinical Pharmacy Informaticists throughout the organization.

•Demonstrates exceptional communication skills and is able to work effectively with leaders of all levels in the organization.

•Ensures that projects are completed in a timely manner, with the appropriate standardization and best practices from the HCA Corporate Office and CSG Clinical Informatics and Pharmacy Services Teams.

Medication Management Informatics

•Provides leadership in the maintenance and optimization of medication management in new and existing EHRs and related software and hardware.

•Responsible for consulting (as requested) with HCA facilities on evidence based order sets and medication management processes.

•Provides leadership in establishing informatics best practices and standards for medication management.

•Promotes the appropriate use of pharmacy automation technology by assisting in design, implementation and evaluation of ongoing utilization.

•Responsible to identify, develop solutions to, and resolve medication safety issues in the Electronic Health Record.

•Assesses medication-use systems for vulnerabilities to medication errors and implements medication-error prevention strategies.

•Serves as the clinical informatics lead in the area of pharmacy services and medication management for assigned projects.

•Ensures appropriate training materials and end user training is developed and implemented.


•Collaborates with service lines and ITG to develop solutions and workflows that optimize medication management in the EHR and related software and hardware.

•Supports the needs of strategic organizational initiatives through pharmacy informatics solutions.

•Provides leadership and medication management technical guidance to the research team.

•Collaborates on interdepartmental initiatives with other corporate pharmacy teams.

•Contributes to the recognition of the organization’s clinical achievements and the profession of pharmacy and pharmacy informatics through presentations and publications with professional organizations.

•Facilitates collaboration of multiple disciplines and develops working relationships with corporate departments, divisions, and facility leaders.

Pharmacy Residency Programs

•Serves as, or supervises, the Residency Program Coordinator for the PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency.

•Supports the corporate PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency programs as a preceptor and subcommittee member.


•Prioritizes and manages multiple activities and tasks simultaneously and adapts to a rapidly changing environment.

•Acts independently and creatively and is able to be a self-managing individual with the ability to accomplish goals.

•Utilizes available data to inform decision making.


Education & Experience:

•Bachelor's degree Pharmacy Required

•Doctorate's degree Pharmacy Preferred

•7+ years of experience in a clinical informatics role Required

•7+ years of experience in a leadership role Required

•Informatics certificatation Preferred

Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

Licenses, Certifications, & Training:

•Pharmacist Required

HCA Healthcare (Corporate), based in Nashville, Tennessee, supports a variety of corporate roles from business operations to administrative positions. Like our colleagues in any HCA Healthcare hospital, our corporate campus employees enjoy unparalleled resources and opportunities to reach their potential as healthcare leaders and innovators. From market rate compensation to continuing education and career advancement opportunities, every person has a solid foundation for success. Nashville is also home to our Executive Development Program, where exceptional employees are groomed to take on CNO- and COO-level roles in our hospitals. This selective program focuses on ethics, leadership and the financial and clinical knowledge required of professionals at this level of the industry.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Director Clinical Pharmacy Informatics opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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