The Pharmacy Department has a permanent, full-time vacancy for Staff Services Analyst (SSA). The SSA reports to the Pharmacy Services Manager. Duties include analyzing and evaluating pharmaceutical purchasing; analyzing and evaluating non-formulary prescribing patterns; analyzing purchasing trends and preparing budget projections; Coordinating Adverse Drug Reaction monitoring; and reviewing and evaluating all medication recalls. The SSA also analyzes a variety of data and statistics related to pharmaceutical purchasing and make sound recommendations to and produce reports for the Pharmacy Services Manager, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and Hospital Management. Important characteristics include punctuality, good attendance, positive attitude, and effective verbal and written communication skills. Applications will be screened and only the most competitive applicants will be scheduled for an interview. Desirable qualifications include: Extensive experience using Microsoft Word and Excel and Experience with data analysis and State purchasing requirements. The ability to develop positive and effective communication and working relationships with management level staff and others is also desirable. Interested qualified applicants are invited to submit a standard state application (Form #678) to the Pharmacy Services Manager. A Duty Statement and Organizational Chart may be obtained from the Pharmacy Services Manager. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 pm on Friday October 25, 2013 in the Pharmacy Services Manager’s Office. SROA, Surplus and DSH employees meeting transfer or list eligibility will be considered first.
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