Clinical Pharmacist PRN – Massachusetts Licensed

By | October 8, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Clinical Pharmacist PRN – Massachusetts Licensed

Salary : $50 per hour

Company : Cardinal Health

Location : Remote US

Educational requirements : Graduate

The Clinical Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Pharmacist will provide patient-centered MTM services for the purpose of optimizing medication therapy to improve clinical economic and humanistic outcomes. The Clinical MTM Pharmacist will participate in a broad spectrum of MTM services including but not limited to Comprehensive Medication Reviews Targeted Interventions Adherence Monitoring Interventions Cost-Effective Interventions and Transitions in Care to help achieve these outcomes. MTM services may be provided to patients telephonically or by remote video link (telehealth).

This is a remote per diem position. Scheduling would be for various shift times between 8am-7pm CST Monday -Friday and/or 9am-5:30pm CST Saturday up to an average of 19 hours per week. The current need is for week day availability. Applicants must have a minimum availability of 10 hours per week. Schedule is known at least 2 weeks in advance.

Accountabilities:

  • Deliver MTM services including but not limited to Comprehensive Medication Reviews Disease Specific Medication Reviews and Targeted Interventions to assess appropriateness of all medications to optimize medication therapy and to improve clinical outcomes
  • Conduct patient-centered Adherence Monitoring MTM services to help patients identify barriers with adherence and develop solutions to overcome those barriers
  • Assist with managing medication costs through cost-effective interventions which may include but are not limited to formulary and therapeutic interchanges and assessing unnecessary and/or duplicate medication therapies
  • Efficiently assess prescribed medication therapy for unnecessary medications need for additional medications ineffective medications inappropriate doses adverse drug reactions and adherence concerns
  • Evaluate and document clinical responses to therapy including prior adverse reactions and efficacy
  • Collaborate with prescribers interdisciplinary care teams patients and/or caregivers to identify and develop patient-specific disease state therapy goals
  • Determine appropriate interventions to resolve medication therapy problems achieve goals of therapy and prevent new medication therapy problems
  • Communicate professionally and discuss/document clinical recommendations to prescribers and interdisciplinary care teams
  • Accurately document patient care notes and recommendations in a clear concise professional and timely manner
  • Coordinate medication reconciliation across the continuum of care by providing comprehensive reviews addressing adherence concerns assisting with patient education and monitoring clinical outcomes to help prevent unnecessary readmissions lapses in care and adverse drug reactions
  • Provide patient-centered education on chronic disease states including medications used for prevention and treatment
  • Meet productivity and performance expectations set forth by manager
  • Actively contribute to a team culture that is mission driven and promotes integrity inclusivity innovation and accountability
  • Other duties as assigned

Location:

  • Remote/Work from Home: United States

Availability:

  • Available to work various shifts including some evenings and weekends.

Qualifications:

Preferred –

  • Board Certification in Ambulatory Care Geriatrics Pharmacotherapy Medication Therapy Management or other Board Certification provided through American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Completion of an ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency and/or fellowship
  • Pharmacist licensure in multiple states
  • Motivational Interviewing Skills
  • Cultural Competency Training

Required –

  • BS in Pharmacy or PharmD from a college accredited by ACPE or graduate of a foreign college of pharmacy
  • Current license to practice Pharmacy in the state of Massachusetts
  • Ability to acquire pharmacist licensure in multiple states if requested
  • Completion of a MTM certificate course
  • Strong clinical therapeutic skills and demonstration of knowledge of appropriate medication dosing in geriatric and adult populations
  • Proven ability to work independently in a collaborative environment be self-directed and possess excellent organizational skills
  • Competent in the use of computers/technology

The Colorado Department of Labor requires all employers to provide the following information for all positions that could be performed in the state of Colorado

Anticipated salary range: $50/HR

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Paid Time Off Vacation STD/LTD

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race religion color national origin ancestry age physical or mental disability sex sexual orientation gender identity/expression pregnancy veteran status marital status creed status with regard to public assistance genetic status or any other status protected by federal state or local law.

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