Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Care Management, PRN
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Care Management
Essential Functions • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values • Knowledgeable in medication therapy management • Exhibits clinical and professional skills to positively interact with patients & all members of the healthcare team • Follows institutional medication policies and procedures as well as state and federal laws regarding medications. • Accurately interprets medication orders in the computer for transitions of care and drug administration. • Contacts the provider in a timely manner when there is a concern about a medication management. • Provides drug information, drug therapy recommendations, and education to physicians, nurses, patients, pharmacy staff, residents and students related to transitions in care, chronic disease state management, and internal medicine. • Reports adverse drug events and near misses in the medication management process across the continuum of care. • Ensures continuity of care through evidenced based methods, including, but not limited to, medication reconciliation, self- management plan, engagement of family and care givers, education and referrals. • Creates population-based management strategies and processes for medication therapy management that help patients manage their healthcare needs and foster care quality, cost-effectiveness, and patient engagement. • Works with interdisciplinary team to develop care plan and address gaps in care. • Works closely with patient to understand disease specific related issues or interpret health risk assessment information to ensure patient meets or exceeds goals. • Promotes and facilitates improved clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction, as well as efficient use of resources in order to obtain optimum value for both the patient and reimbursement. • Establishes collaborative partnerships with patients to assist them in examining patterns of health care needs, decisions, lifestyle choices, and utilization of resources that affect their health. • Participates in organizational committees related to medication therapy management. • Reviews appropriate use of selected medications to include optimization of use and cost considerations. • Contributes to the continued development of the practice of the profession of pharmacy.
Work Schedule: PRN (As Needed)
Education: • Baccalaureate degree or PharmD. Degree from an accredited school of pharmacy, required • American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacy (ASHP) accredited PGY1
Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications • Current, unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in the state of South Carolina, required • Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy or specialty, preferred • Prior job-related experience, preferred • Ability to work independently
Florence, SC, United States