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Clinical Specialist Ambulatory Care Pharmacist - Disease Management

Job in Kingman - Mohave County - AZ Arizona - USA , 86402
Company: Kingman Hospital, Inc.
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-04-07
Job specializations:
  • Pharmaceutical
    Pharma Sales
  • Healthcare
    Pharmacy
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Overview

Relocation Reimbursement and $10,000 Sign On Bonus Available!

Kingman Regional Medical Center is looking for an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist to join the Disease Management Clinic (DMC). The DMC encompasses a team of pharmacists providing disease state medication management services through a Collaborative Practice Agreement with our community practitioners (Primary Care, Oncology, Cardiology, Hepatology, and more). This is a setting where a multidisciplinary health care team approach is valued and expected. The pharmacist will manage a variety of disease states (e.g. anticoagulation, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia) with an emphasis in hepatitis C (as part of our population health-based HCV Eradication Initiative).

The pharmacist will also be provided with opportunities that include:• serving as a preceptor for APPE students and PGY1 residents (ambulatory care focused program)• completing a teaching certificate or other identified learning opportunities• leading various group education classes such as DSMES• contributing to interdisciplinary education and collaboration• actively participating in community outreach at KRMC annual health fairs and events• presenting to the community through KRMC's multiple platforms (e.g. radio program, local newspaper articles, and Youtube medclips.

Preference for PGY-2 Ambulatory Care training or Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacists (BCACP).

Responsibilities

Supervises and performs duties for patient pharmaceutical care and operation of the Disease Management Clinic.

Conduct patient medication history inquiries upon referral from physicians and other medical personnel.

Given a diagnosis, synthesize a treatment plan, which may include drug therapy and lifestyle modifications, and transition within the continuum of care settings.

Identify, resolve, and prevent potential and actual medication-related problems including: untreated indications, improper drug selection, sub-therapeutic dosage, overdose, failure to receive medication, adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, and medication without indication.

Under protocol, initiate, adjust, monitor, and recommend changes in drug therapy based on information obtained through patient interviews, objective monitoring parameters, review of drug profiles and the patient medical record.

Coordinate and interpret laboratory monitoring of drug therapy, including serum drug levels, electrolytes, and other approved drug-related laboratory testing.

Provide patient monitoring for the purpose of evaluating and optimizing patient outcomes, drug utilization and patient compliance, detecting and/or minimizing ADRs, eliminating unnecessary drug use and duplication.

Provide patient education related to the individual's disease state, including predictable actions, side effects, reasons for proper compliance, and any special instruction.

Assure ongoing performance improvement of the pharmaceutical care services provided.

Provide education to providers and staff via presentations, newsletters, formal utilization reviews, and one-on-one interactions.

Assist in selected patient discharge planning process for pharmaceutical care post-discharge.

Interprets physician prescriptions and medication orders.

Participates in the preparation, labeling and dispensing of drugs and other pharmaceutical supplies; ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations pertaining to the dispensing of drugs and narcotics and maintenance of all required records.

Participates in pharmacy clinical pharmacy activities, taking leadership role for the other pharmacists.

Qualifications

Comprehensive knowledge of current pharmacological/ biopharmaceutical principles, medical terminology, pathologies, disease state management, age appropriate therapy, and other information as it pertains to medical or pharmaceutical care management plan.

Demonstrated ability to work with others on the patient care team.Ability to work independently and handle stress appropriately.Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.Effective verbal/written communication skills at appropriate level.Learn & operate pharmacy computer system(s), other equipment and software.Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.Consistently demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to customers, contracted providers, and vendors.Ability to complete Point of Care and Prothrombin Time/International Normalized Ratio testing.

Education• Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy.

Certification/Licensure:• Licensed in the State of Arizona required*• National Provider Identifier (NPI)• BLS through the American Heart Association

Experience: Successful completion of a pharmacy practice residency or ambulatory care residency, OR equivalent clinical experience in direct patient care delivery, required.

Note: *Required with 90 days. New employees eligible for AZ Board of Pharmacy pharmacist license, will be assigned appropriate tasks during licensure processing

Responsibilities Supervises and performs duties for patient pharmaceutical care and operation of the Disease Management Clinic. Conduct patient medication history inquiries upon referral from physicians and other medical personnel. Given a diagnosis, synthesize a treatment plan, which may include drug therapy and lifestyle modifications, and transition within the continuum of care settings. Identify, resolve, and prevent potential and actual medication-related problems including: untreated indications, improper drug selection, sub-therapeutic dosage, overdose, failure to receive medication, adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, and medication without indication. Under protocol, initiate, adjust, monitor, and recommend changes in drug therapy based on information obtained through patient interviews, objective monitoring parameters, review of drug profiles and the patient medical record. Coordinate and interpret laboratory monitoring of drug therapy, including serum drug levels, electrolytes, and other approved drug-related laboratory testing. Provide patient monitoring for the purpose of evaluating and optimizing patient outcomes, drug utilization and patient compliance, detecting and/or minimizing ADRs, eliminating unnecessary drug use and duplication. Provide patient education related to the individual's disease state, including predictable actions, side effects, reasons for proper compliance, and any special instruction. Assure ongoing performance improvement of the pharmaceutical care services provided. Provide education to providers and staff via presentations, newsletters, formal utilization reviews, and one-on-one interactions. Assist in selected patient discharge planning process for pharmaceutical care post-discharge. Interprets physician prescriptions and medication orders. Participates in the preparation, labeling and dispensing of drugs and other pharmaceutical supplies; ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations pertaining to the dispensing of drugs and narcotics and maintenance of all required records. Participates in pharmacy clinical pharmacy activities, taking leadership role for the other pharmacists.
 
 
 
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