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Category: Allied Health
Facility: Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Days
Hours: 7a-5p, 9a-7p, 8a-6p, 10-8p, 9a-3p
Job Details: Bachelor of Science
Pharmacist license
  • Job Summary
    • Under the general direction of the Retail Pharmacy Manager/Out Patient Pharmacist in Charge, the outpatient/ambulatory care pharmacist is responsible for the assistance in the coordination and direction of the outpatient pharmacy services provided from the Retail Pharmacy. The outpatient/ambulatory care pharmacist provides direct patient care services in the form of dispensed prescriptions, patient counseling about their prescriptions, drug regimen review, disease management, patient education appointments, immunizations, educational presentations, and assistance with coordination and administration of pharmacy benefits. The outpatient/ambulatory care pharmacist develops patient programming and community relations events that meet the scope of service as defined by mutually defined goals of Ephraim McDowell Health leadership. The outpatient/ambulatory care pharmacist shall assist in the clinical policy and procedure development, evaluation and maintenance of software databases, patient accounting and register deposits, 3rd party contracts and claims processing, operation of computers, supervision of technicians, precepting of students or Residents and customer service. The outpatient/ambulatory care pharmacist maintains appropriate patient record documentation for clinical and distributive services provided. The outpatient/ambulatory care pharmacist collaborates and coordinates safe transition of care to or from the hospital with patient, caregivers, other institutions, providers and pharmacies.  The ambulatory care pharmacist provides anticoagulation management for referred patients per collaborative care agreements with physicians.   The outpatient/ambulatory care pharmacist adheres to best practices for medication safety. The outpatient/ambulatory care pharmacist is responsible for inventory management functions and 340b program integrity. The outpatient/ambulatory care pharmacist exhibits the F.I.R.S.T. values (Friendliness, Innovation, Respect, Service, and Trust).
  • Working Conditions, Hazards and Physical Effort
    • Limited office and storage space; small work area. Must be attentive to detail. Stress from deadlines and strict regulations. Prolonged standing most shifts. Must be able to physically answer phones, verbally communicate and hear information from phone calls. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. independently.
  • Minimum Qualifications or Equivalents
    • Education: Must have graduated from an accredited pharmacy school with a BS of Pharmacy degree. Pharm.D. degree preferred. In addition to pharmacy degree, advanced clinical training such as PGY1 Residency or PGY2 Ambulatory care residency would be preferred.
    • Experience:  Must have sufficient experience in retail pharmacy based or ambulatory clinic service line. MTM or Anticoagulation clinic, Ambulatory clinic residency, practice experience beneficial. Geriatric clinical specialty also advantageous.
    • EQUIPMENT USED/SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED: Knowledge of outpatient pharmacy operations required; Medicaid and 3rd party payer models experience preferred. McKesson electronic claims experience preferred. Must have excellent communication skills. Computer skills for reports required. Use of Excel or Word for reports required. PowerPoint and Access beneficial.
  • Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations
    • Must have a valid Kentucky Board of Pharmacy License as a R.Ph. Certification in anticoagulation management (required before independently seeing patients) Pharmacy student preceptor (after 1 year practice) if precepting students.

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