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Clinical Pharmacist in Orange at Prospect Medical Systems

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

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Clinical Pharmacist

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The  Clinical Pharmacist provides disease management support for patients enrolled in Prospect Medical Group’s Diabetes Management Program, attends interdepartmental clinical rounds to provide clinical feedback on medication use and resolve issues, develops and implements pharmacy utilization management (UM) strategies, and provides physician and member education for various pharmacy programs.



Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Provide disease management for patients enrolled in the Diabetes Management Program or medication reviews for high risk diabetic patients.  Refer patients to Health Education and specialists as appropriate.  Review patient profiles to ensure that STAR measures are met by providing solutions for missing labs, health screenings, or medications.
  • Attend biweekly High Intensity meetings and/or daily interdisciplinary clinical rounds to provide pharmacy recommendations. Counsel patients regarding appropriate uses of medications and resolve medication issues.  Contact physicians for necessary therapeutic interventions. Document communications with physician offices and members regarding MTM recommendations in appropriate pharmacy & case management systems.
  • Provide support for the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Utilization Management Committee, and Quality Management Committee. Develop utilization management protocols for drugs including injectables, infusion therapies, chemotherapeutic agents, and vaccines.  Present new drug reviews, therapeutic class reviews, drug usage guidelines, and clinical programs to the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee.
  • Provide physician & member education to promote generic prescribing.  Make clinical interventions to promote part D pharmacy measures. Educate members on medication adherence by identifying root causes for non-adherence issues and providing tips and tools to foster medication compliance. 


Qualifications

Minimum Education:  Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy recognized by the California State Board of Pharmacy. An advanced degree such as a Doctor of Pharmacy or Masters of Sciences is preferred.

Minimum Experience: A candidate with ambulatory care experience or MTM is preferred. A prior pharmacy residency program or managed care experience (e.g., health plans, pharmacy benefit management companies, medical groups) is preferred.

Req. Certification/Licensure: The candidate must hold an active pharmacist license in the state of California.



Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance


How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit   http://pmh.com/careers/  and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Pharmaceutical, Pharm, Chemists, Druggists, Pharmacy Related Functions, Dispense Prescription Medication, Safe and Effective Medication Use. Medicati on Advice, Medication Usage, Dosage, Prescriptive

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