Chronic Care Management Pharmacist
The goal of our CCM and MTM programs is to optimize medication use for improved patient outcomes in patients with chronic conditions, contribute to medication error prevention, enable patients to be actively involved in disease state and medication self-management, and improve the continuity and coordination of patient care in the ambulatory care setting. The PharmD will engage patients and deliver diabetes education and medication management, as well as phone calls for transition of care from inpatient to outpatient settings. The PharmD will be responsible for the development and operation of an opioid management protocol with a primary goal of improving patient safety.
This position is involved in a team-based approach to care within a physician’s office. The clinical pharmacist will be trained and assigned for patient care coordination based on clinical specialty to support patients/families/caregivers in self-management, self-efficacy and behavior change. This position would be involved in high risk patient population management and quality improvement process and performance evaluation.
All team members are trained to meet the highest level of function for their role as per the Board of Pharmacy guidelines and standards.
Required: Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in MD,FL,VA,DC,NY or NJ and meet the following criteria:
Doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD) or advanced training.
Preferred: Completion of a pharmacy practice residency and/or BCPS,BCGP,BCACP certifications.
Required: Knowledge of general pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical care with emphasis on outpatient practice; knowledge of organizational functions, policies and regulation; knowledge of current trends and new developments; knowledge of, or ability to learn, principles and practices applicable to those areas requiring special education.
Preferred: 3 years of appropriate clinical experience.
Work collaboratively with physicians and health-care providers to implement and maintain innovative disease management,CCM,AWV,MTM programs and clinical pharmacy services.
Participate in the development of medication use management programs including clinical guidelines, critical pathways, disease management and drug use programs.
Participate in providing didactic and experiential training in Clinical Pharmacy for pharmacy students.
Keeps informed of all local, state and federal laws covering the storage, handling and dispensing of drugs and for interpreting each prescription order to determine that it meets all legal requirements.
Keeps informed of the action, side effects and proper usage of all new drugs as they are made commercially available.
Maintains awareness of contemporary trends in the profession through the professional literature and regular attendance at professional organization meetings, institutes and seminars as possible.
Provides patient specific medication use teaching for discharge medications when appropriate.
Focus on cost avoidance and cost savings .
Take initiative to help and provide pharmacy services wherever needed.
Perform other related duties as required
Change work conditions based on volume and acuity level of patient population.
Patient Engagement Associate
- Assist in the medication reconciliation process that will include accessing the electronic medical record (EMR)
- The technician will interview the patient or their family member to obtain an accurate medication history.
- The technician will also need to review currently documented external prescription history and contact the patient’s retail pharmacy to resolve any medication concerns. In addition they will need to update and reconcile the patient’s home medication list in the EMR.
- Good communications skills are required for interviewing patients and their families, as well as relaying the use of non-formulary medication,
- Having a working knowledge of the healthcare informatics system is vital for their entry and documentation of their daily activities in the pharmacy documentation database.
- This position will initially start as a Mon-Fri, 8am – 5.30pm schedule. As the program expands, weekends will be required.
Associates degree recommended.
Bachelors of Science preferred.
MTM certificate preferred
1 year of Retail pharmacy experience required.
PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) certification required.
Proficient use- Word, Excel, Powerpoint,EPIC,Cerner,eClinicalworks