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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#112168 Pharmacy Business Intelligence Specialist

Initial Review Date: Wed 11/24/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/25/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/03/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This posting has been modified as of 10/25/21, and reposted.


Position maintains quality and financial dashboards for the Pharmacy Department including development and maintenance of data visualizations using Tableau software. Consults with end users in and outside of the Pharmacy Department to gather and clarify data and reporting needs for complex business intelligence solutions and analytics for inpatient, retail, specialty, and infusion pharmacy services. Runs queries using electronic medical record, financial, and patient experience reporting tools. Facilitates cross functional medication safety and cost saving teams using Lean Six Sigma Black Belt performance improvement methods and tools. Serves on internal committees to solve business, process, service, and system issues. Supports pharmacy residency programs by building reports and providing data analysis and benchmarking in support of medication use evaluations and research.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Thorough knowledge of business intelligence functions, analytics, industry standards and best practices.

  • Must have broad hospital therapeutics and clinical pharmacy expertise.

  • Use of Tableau to develop and maintain business intelligence dashboards.

  • Presentation experience.

  • Proven record of committee/team participation.

  • Demonstrated analytical experience working with clinical data.

  • Experience working in a large, complex healthcare provider organization.

  • Possess the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment and accountability.


  • Masters degree or above in related field.
  • Tableau Desktop Specialist certification.
  • Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification.
  • Experience with MS Access, Excel, Visio at expert level.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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