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Manager Pharmacy Automation

Nashville, TN, United States

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SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

At HealthTrust we are committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management advisory solutions that leverage its operator experience, scale and innovation. We are headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and serve over 1,500 hospitals and health systems, and more than 31,000 other member locations including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites.

HealthTrust is part of the HCA family, a Fortune 100 company with more than 200,000 employees and one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services.  HCA operates over 170 locally managed hospitals and over 100 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom. HCA has been named one of the world's most ethical companies for eight years in a row. At HCA, we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life.


Job Summary

This position is responsible to support the implementations, maintenance and communication of the Pharmacy Automation for pharmacy services which includes, but not limited to the Pyxis Enterprise Server solution.  This position will be responsible for managing the master pharmacy Pyxis files, coordinating master file synchronization with all division Pyxis servers, Pyxis system data analysis and/or data cleansing to maintain the integrity of the master pharmacy Pyxis files.  
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include, but are limited to:
  • Assess and assist in providing leadership in the area of the Pyxis ES pharmacy system and master file standardization to guide and support corporate and organization’s strategy
  • Assimilates information from variety of sources, able to analyze data and make recommendations and executes a course of action
  • Assist in developing and achieving established targets
  • Develops, implements, and coordinates within the hospital or system policies and procedures related to implementation of pharmacy Pyxis standardization and item maintenance
  • Serves as subject matter expert regarding Pyxis ES system
  • Researches, corrects, trends, maps, loads data files from multiple divisions and consolidated service centers
  • Provides data analysis and/or data cleansing at routine intervals to support optimization of Pyxis item files
  • Assist in development of annual Pyxis formulary optimization strategy working with system and division leads
  • Assist in communicating facility drug file issues and requests to CSC pharmacy team and division pharmacy team
  • Assists with testing and implementation of software upgrades for the Pyxis ES system
  • Work with pharmacy internal control analyst weekly to update item files resulting from shortages, contracting changes or formulary changes
  • Assists in development of performance dashboards related to Pyxis ES
  • Assists with evaluation of future medication automation products for all vendors considered beneficial to organization
  • Builds and maintains strong, effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders within Supply Chain, HealthTrust, individual hospitals, hospital systems
  • Leads and develops the pharmacy automation and inventory specialists providing direction and coaching


Education and Experience
  • Associates required and Bachelor’s degree highly preferred in Finance, Business Management, and Healthcare Administration.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years inventory management, IT solutions, or pharmacy automation experience in an acute care organization or similar setting required.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Power-Point, and Access database, and others as required.
  • Must have knowledge of pharmacy activities and duties including drug terminology, pharmacy terminology, and nomenclature.

Benefits of working at HealthTrust

Our benefits package allows you to select the options that best meet the needs of you and your family. Benefits include 401k with a company match, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, flex spending for both health and day care, life insurance, disability, tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program.


We are an equal opportunity employer and we 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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Facility: HealthTrust
Job ID: 10250-2548
Category: Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technician
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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