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Vaccines Health Information Technology Specialist, PIH BU


Collegeville, PA 19426
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A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.

All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

**Role Description**

As a member of the Pfizer Vaccines Market Access Team, the Vaccines Health IT Specialist will work with Priority Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs), Hospitals and Medical Groups, across the Northeast and Southeast regions of the U.S. to help harness their Health IT systems to overcome barriers to adult, adolescent and pediatric immunization. Relevant functionalities include clinical decision support consistent with evidence-based guidelines (e.g., alerts, hard edits, screeners and order sets), standing orders/protocol orders, patient outreach and education (e.g. patient portals and reminders), bi-directional data sharing (e.g. interface with immunization registries or other data exchange entities), and measurement/reporting tools. In addition to helping customers understand the value of optimizing vaccination workflows, the Health IT Specialist will also help customers leverage EHRs to support population health and quality initiatives directly or indirectly tied to immunization.

*The ideal candidate should be able to travel to HQ (New York/Collegeville, PA) and across the Northeast and Southeast regions of the country as needed for team / customer engagements


+ Serve as the subject matter expert for Pfizer Vaccines Account Managers, Market Access team, and broader Vaccines sales and marketing community to help them understand the application of appropriate Health IT strategies and deliver targeted outcomes through the use of Health IT resources (e.g. attend customer meetings, lead best practice forums, proactively engage Vaccines Account Managers to discuss barriers and opportunities, etc.)

+ Liaise directly with Pfizer Vaccines Account Managers and customer representatives (i.e., CIO, CMIO, Quality Director) to conduct on-site "current state" workflow assessments and recommend potential Health IT solutions

+ Support the design, implementation, and measurement of Health IT solutions for Health IT collaborations between Pfizer and Vaccines customers

+ Contribute to the portfolio HIT strategy for Pfizer Vaccines and consult on the development of RC-approved, scalable, EHR/EMR enabled tools and resources to overcome barriers to vaccination

+ Liaise across Pfizer BUs for Health IT related issues and inform overall Pfizer Health IT strategy based on Health IT landscape

+ Attend and share relevant insights from major Health IT conferences and Pfizer Health IT summits

+ 40%-50% travel (internal meetings and customer engagements)


+ BA/BS degree required, MBA or advanced degree in a Health IT-related field preferred

+ 8 or more years' experience in the functional and technical application of health information technology required; vaccines experience preferred

+ An understanding of the impact of payment reform programs (e.g. MACRA) on the healthcare environment and the relevance of HIT in the transition to value-based payment models

+ An understanding of the Health IT landscape including inter-relationships of the players within the Health IT space - EHR vendors, third-party data sources, etc.

+ Implementing EMR/EHR applications across multiple channels and e-platforms (e.g., IDNs, Hospitals, ACOs, etc.)

+ Hands-on experience with top EHRs and HIT platforms (e.g., Epic, Allscripts, eClinicalWorks,Cerner etc.)

+ Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills are necessary to manage diverse needs, meet deadlines and monitor and evaluate results

+ Excellent presentation skills required

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

**Sunshine Act** Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws

and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

**Other Job Details:**

+ **Last Date to Apply for Job:** January 2, 2018

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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