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Pharmacist - Ambulatory Care

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Midland
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Summary This position provides ambulatory clinical pharmacy services (disease management and comprehensive medication review) for patients that range in age from birth to 100+ years. The purpose of ambulatory pharmacy services is to optimize the care of outpatients and achieve therapeutic outcomes in specific chronic disease states as outlined in the Collaborative Drug Therapy Management Agreements (CDTM) with providers

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provides clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. Collaborates with physicians, nurses, or otheroffice healthcare professionals regarding drug information and appropriate drug therapy. Collaborates routinely with practitioners regarding medication therapy changes per current standards. Suggests appropriate, costeffective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed. Assists physicians/office staff with any medication questions, insurance issues, hospital followup visits, medication reconciliation, refills, referrals, Annual Medicare Wellness visits, etc. Provides accurate, adequate, and timely drug information to professional staff.

  • Provides drug information to patients and their families. Provides education to patient regarding medications and disease state. Clarifies any medication questions with any of the patient's physicians/specialists when needed.

  • Reads, extracts, and interprets information in patient charts appropriately. Utilizes standard work while in patient visits and during telephone calls. Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely.

    Other Responsibilities

    • Complies with established corporate and departmental policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance methods, and safety codes. Demonstrates compliance with licensing, regulatory and accrediting agency provisions as required.

    • Consistently demonstrates appropriate and professional communication behavior toward patients, customers, and coworkers. Cooperates with Management and peers to promote an environment of teamwork and collaboration.

    • Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-disease interactions, drug-food interactions, drug-laboratory test interactions, allergies, appropriateness of therapy, and therapeutic duplications.

    • Utilizes disease state and medication assessment per evidence based care plans, protocols, and clinical judgment.

    • Screens all patients for immunization status and documentation in Health Record with accuracy.

    • Lead and participate in teaching programs of the Department and other education as related to Ambulatory Complex Disease Management. Precept and mentor IPPE, APPE pharmacy students, and pharmacy residents.

    • Provide staff development support to nurses, physicians, and other healthcare providers.

    • Provide presentations, publications, and other informative activities on medicationrelated topics to the healthcare community and public.

    • Attends orientation, education, and training programs.

    • Reviews literature and other materials pertinent to the practice of pharmacy.

    • Attends meetings as required.

    • Maintains annual mandatory education requirements specific to position as mandated by MyMichigan Health.

    • Will be required to travel to different clinic locations within the health system as deemed necessary.

      Required Certification and Licensure

      CSL-PHARM- Controlled Substance


      Education: Doctorate Comments: Completion of a Pharm.D. degree and current licensure in the state of Michigan Required

Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Pharmacist - Ambulatory Care, Healthcare , Midland, Michigan

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