IRIS Clinical Analyst-Pharmacy

Position: IRIS Clinical Analyst-Pharmacy

Job ID: 154548

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Pharmacy Administration Suppt

Talent Area: Pharmacy

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Pharmacy Clinical Analyst to join our team - someone who will be responsible for building, implementing, supporting, and optimizing the medication databases across the electronic health record (EHR) software and interfaced applications and systems.  The analyst participates in the development of workflows, system configuration, change documentation, application upgrades and promotes activities appropriate to ensuring safe medication use for the ages of patients served (0-adult). The analyst must employ excellent communication skills in sharing information with users within and outside the department since the position will be responsible for the on-going maintenance, testing, support, and optimization of pharmacy supported systems within the Texas Children’s enterprise.


We are seeking a self-motivated and team-oriented individual with a strong clinical, operational, and technical background. We prefer individuals with build experience in Epic Willow Inpatient, Willow Ambulatory, and Beacon. Additionally, we will consider individuals with advanced knowledge of Epic integrated systems (automated dispensing systems, carousels, robotics, smart pumps, dose preparation workflow systems, etc) and data extraction/visualization tools i.e., SQL, Qlik.


Think you’ve got what it takes? 

Responsibilities :

  • Update the database with medication mnemonic additions, deletions, and modifications, as well as gather and interpret clinical information required to address safety considerations
  • Build and verify the medication order entry specific to the drug, dose, route frequency, administration instructions, ordering instructions, and associated lab rules
  • Ensure best practice medication alerts and warnings are created and appropriate
  • Ensure the database is consistent with the parental production preparation, expiration dating reference, last minute preparation, do not tube list, dilution preparation labels, medication use guidelines, and pre-printed order forms
  • Coordinate updates to the pharmacy computer system that impact medication inventory
  • Collaborate with IPS pharmacists to ensure the accuracy of investigational medication order entry, mnemonic additions, deletions, etc
  • Establish timely updates to the smart pump drug libraries
  • Validate and build established dispense logic to ensure appropriate billing
  • Participate in the education and training of pharmacy employees, students, residents, and other personnel
  • Maintain patient confidentiality
  • Participate in functional and integrated testing


  • Bachelor’s degree pharmacy required
  • RPH certification and 1 year pharmacy experience required

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