Work as an extension of the providers to manage drug regimens of patients with chronic disease states (e.g., diabetes, asthma, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), etc.). This may include, but shall not be limited to, activities such as meeting with patients at scheduled appointments, and performing other services with the PharmD/s professional area of expertise.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Serves as a resource to network physicians and care managers on general drug information and Medicaid drug policy issues.
- Works with Network Director on policies and procedures for the pharmacy management program.
- Conduct patient chart reviews as requested by network physicians and/or care managers to optimize the patient’s drug regimen.
- Condut Medication Reviews as defined by CCNC Standards.
- Coordinate pharmacy initiatives such as OTC Standing Orders and PAL prescribing in concert with the network Medical Director.
- Implement Pharmacy Management Programs as outlined by the CCNC program office.
- Educate community pharmacists on CCNC and/or Medicaid pharmacy initiatives. Perform follow-up visits to reinforce program goals, create mechanisms for feedback to the community pharmacist on targeted interventions.
- Attend and present at various local network meetings as requested such as Board, Medical Management Meetings, Network Directors’ Meeting and Clinical Directors Meetings.
- Participate in provider recruitment meetings encounters.
- Serves as a contact point to educate and present on the CCNC Pharmacy programs with current and future providers.
- Maintain patient confidentiality and compliance with HIPAA regulations.
- Supervise the activities of the Pharmacy Program assistant as it relates to the Pharmacy Tech and Pharmacy students that assist with program goals.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
1.Ability to perform sound judgment.
2.Excellent verbal and written communication and strong organizational skills.
3.Ability to establish rapport with physicians, pharmacists and clients.
4.Knowledge of local medical and pharmacy community.
5.Ability to work independently and be self-directed.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited program.
Current North Carolina Pharmacist License.
Minimum of One year of community based and/or hospital experience.