Sign in

Ambulatory Clinical Care Pharmacist

Company:
Grey Staffing
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Posted:
February 23, 2018
Description:

In this position the pharmacist performs a variety of job functions in an ambulatory care clinic setting (Care Centers) relating to the direct care of patients. This involves but is not limited to: Work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to provide pharmaceutical care to members by conducting Comprehensive Medication Reviews (CMR) for polypharmacy, drug allergies, clinical effectiveness, cost effective drug selection, dose optimization, contraindications, adverse effects, potential drug interactions, therapeutic outcomes and adherence. Provide direct care to patients in clinic to initiate and prescribe new drug therapy, adjust, monitor or discontinue existing therapy under approved protocol for selected disease states including diabetes, CHF, COPD, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. Review medication regimen with patient, in person or telephonically, through the MTM program. Participate in Medication Reconciliation for HEDIS measure. Participate in development of educational lectures and materials for clinical staff and patients Answer inquiries from physicians and nurse practitioners regarding clinical appropriateness, current guidelines and new drugs. Answer inquiries from sales team, and members related to formulary and prescription benefit. Support pharmacy initiatives to improve quality outcomes and lower medication cost to members and organization. Understand and present reports on drug utilization and cost to providers and regional management. Adhere to all Medicare part D policy and procedures. Some local travel required. Minimal supervisory duties.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 1 year or more of ambulatory care pharmacy experience including clinical practice (direct patient care) primary care experience AND American Society of Health Systems. Pharmacists accredited residency. Board certified in BCACP, BCPS or BCGP required. Degree in Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD.)NV Board of Pharmacy Pharmacist License in required.Some experience in Managed Care preferred.