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Informatics Pharmacist Clinical Specialist

Location: Bellevue, WA | Job ID: R-2835

Compassionate Care for Every Life We Touch

Responsible for the Information Technology components which have a connection to the ordering, dispensing, or administration of medications as it relates to automated dispensing and the electronic health record.  This includes development, implementation, maintenance, troubleshooting and support.  Assists in the broader process of clinical systems implementation, problem identification and resolution to ensure Pharmacy systems are functioning and coordinated with the core systems in use.

  • Participate in the maintenance and support of automated dispensing systems (ADS), including oversight of pharmacy technicians who have direct responsibility for supporting automation systems in the department.
  • Build new entries into the Epic system, investigate issues related to ADS and Epic, and regularly communicate with pharmacy staff and Epic team members about these systems.  
  • Optimize pharmacy automation systems, and medication databases, as well as to refine processes in Epic as it relates to medication safety and optimizing workflows.    
  • Oversight and maintenance of financial issues of pharmacy charging, working closely with the compliance team, reviewing medication charges, and to audit data when required. 
  • Member of the pharmacy leadership team, helping to lead a team of about 30 professional pharmacists and 30 technical staff in a brand new state of the art pharmacy.
  • Collaborates with Epic and I.T. analysts to investigate & problem-solve issues and recommend solutions related to medication-use processes.
  • Identifies and engages in pharmacy quality improvement activities to enhance safety related to electronic systems as well as to optimize pharmacy workflows.
  • Good knowledge of using spreadsheets, analyzing data in reports, and the ability to organize data in a meaningful way to communicate with analysts and team members.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be involved.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Professional development
  • Up to $10,000 per year in tuition reimbursement
  • Free parking
  • Free public transportation pass (ORCA)
  • Generous PTO
  • Extended illness banked hours
  • Medical, dental, vision plans with premiums as low as $0
  • 403(b) matching starting at 5% and increasing to 7% after 5 years (Immediate vesting in matching funds)
  • Life and long term disability coverage
  • Flex spending
  • Employee Assistance program


  • B.S. in pharmacy from an accredited school of pharmacy required. Advanced degree and/or ASHP accredited residency preferred.
  •  Must be a registered pharmacist in the state of Washington.
  • Five years of hospital pharmacy experience required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of financial reports
  • Effective interpersonal skills critical

Overlake is committed to providing ready access to a highly trained and compassionate medical team, who are consistent and comprehensive in coordination of care for all patients. Our group practice champions superior quality-of-care, superior outcomes, a superior patient experience, and work-life balance. We believe exceptional patient care comes naturally when our employees feel respected, valued and cared for too. These high standards and high expectations will give us the ability to recruit and retain the best healthcare teams in the region.  

Overlake is an Equal Opportunity Employer, please see our EEO policy.

Job Category: Clinical Professional