Complies with relevant Medicaid and Program policies and procedures regarding information, authorizations and communications.
Reviews, analyzes and interprets patient information including health records, medical forms, laboratory work and records of past medication use. Analyzes drug usage trends in large databases.
Actively monitors medication use in individual patients and populations.
Interacts with prescribers and other health professionals regarding appropriate medication use, medication safety and pharmacotherapeutic monitoring.
Documents consultations and prescriber interactions, creates reports that summarize clinical activity and presents them to supervisors, reviewers and oversight panels.
Coordinates activities with officials from state agencies and/or state appointed vendors to facilitate patient access to appropriate medication.
Performs formulary reviews as assigned.
May attend rounds or treatment team meetings.
May provide quality improvement services necessary for accreditation, certification or maintenance of permits and licenses.
May perform administrative duties, such as staff supervision, scheduling and coordination of services.
May precept pharmacy students and residents.
May review patient medication profiles, dispense and distribute medication