VISN Clinical Informatics Program Manager

  • VA North Texas Health Care System
  • Dallas, Texas

Job Description


The VISN 17 Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) Clinical Informatics Program Manager is responsible for providing clinical and analytical support for VISN 17 PBM. Analytical support includes, but is not limited to, the development and implementation of monitoring programs; capture and evaluation of data; developing strategies for achieving measures; assessing medication therapy pathways; monitoring and coordinating treatment; evaluating treatment outcomes; and educating healthcare providers. Learn more about this agency


As VISN 17 PBM Clinical Informatics Specialist your duties will include, but are not limited to: Performing ad-hoc analysis to identify potential interventions, opportunities for improvement and assess monetary impact on the network. Working under the VPE or designees to conduct prospective/ retrospective medication use evaluations of high-use, high-cost and/or high- risk medications. Working under the VPE to adjudicate/coordinate adjudication of select high-cost, high- risk medications and VISN 17 PADR appeals with the VISN 17 Physician's Prior Authorization Committee. Developing electronic monitoring solutions to reduce safety risk and/or optimize patient care or resources. Design and development of database analyses using Pyramid/ProClarity, SSMS, SSIS, SSRS, MS Excel, Tableau or other analytics platforms utilized by the VA. Assisting in the coordination and facilitation of subcommittee meetings and report subcommittee minutes/updates to VISN P&T as needed. Developing tools/dashboards and present in-services/status reports and/or training to VISN and facility leadership, healthcare providers and all pharmacy staff to promote cost-effective medication management to all health care providers and pharmacy staff within VISN 17. Participation in the precepting of pharmacy residents and students. Providing VISN 17 PBM PGY-2 residents data/analytical skills training and be available to the residents to assist with continual development of data/analytical skills and provide oversite on residency projects requiring use of VA data/analytical tools. Reports, monitors and trends operational aspects of pharmacy including pharmaceutical costs and VISN/Facility CPS workload, Consolidated Mail-Out Pharmacy (CMOP) utilization, formulary compliance, Non-VA pharmacy costs and workload, pharmacological treatment guideline implementation, and PhARMD tool utilization as requested by the VPE. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Recruitment/relocation incentive is not authorized.