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Specialty Pharmacist

Location: UNMMG Truman Health Services
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Requisition Code: S0075
# of Openings: 1

Description

Position Class Code/Title: S0075 / Specialty Pharmacist

FLSA:   Non-Exempt
Grade : CN99

BEST CONSIDERATION DATE: UNTIL FILLED

 

UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNM Medical Group, Inc. is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, paid leave and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.

 

Truman Health Service is a NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home which provides the highest level of care and the latest treatment options for New Mexicans living with HIV, requiring gender services or seeking PreEp. We offer a variety of treatment services utilizing a holistic approach towards supporting our patients' medical, social and mental health needs.  Truman Health Services is seeking an experienced pharmacist to join our Retail/Specialty Outpatient pharmacy team.

 

Does the idea of working in a clinic pharmacy setting that really makes a difference in people's lives intrigue you?

Have you been looking for an opportunity to work in a integrated, multidiciplinary, patient centered medical home setting?

Truman Health Service Pharmacy is seeking a dedicated, organized, experienced, and forward thinking Pharmacist who is committed to improving the health outcomes of targetetd populations including people living with HIV and members of the GLBTQ community.

 

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.

 

SUMMARY

Working under limited supervision, provides pharmacy services to patients/medical practitioners. Receives, compounds, fills prescriptions, dispenses pharmaceuticals, and consults with clients regarding the nature and use of drugs. Develop and implement drug use and/or medication safety guidelines/protocols/policies. Performs routine quality control testing; prepares and maintains all necessary records required by federal, state and local regulations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Oversees the acquisition and disbursement of drugs and medications from and/or to various offices, clinics, and other sites inline with departmental procedures and standards.
  2. Consult with patients and/or medical providers on drug indications/contraindications, dosage, drug interactions, and side effects; provides other drug and pharmaceutical information as appropriate.
  3. Establish Patient Service Management Program (PSMP) for every patient, including initial therapy assessment, and ongoing patient reassessment.
  4. Responsible for verifying correct prescribing, dosing modification, EMR documentation, and surveillance of medication to optimize patient clinical care outcomes and avert the risk of harm. Provide patients with a plan of care that can enhance their knowledge and behaviors necessary to optimize the benefit from the medication therapy as appropriate.
  5. Enhance clinical quality and safety of medication use process.
  6. Evaluate patient’s condition(s) to ensure all identified and/or unidentified health problems are being treated and refers patients, when appropriate, to a healthcare provider.
  7. Responsible for maintaining inventory, storage, and recordkeeping of all pharmaceuticals.
  8. Performs routine quality control testing of equipment, environment and record keeping as required by federal, state and local regulations.
  9. Follows established departmental policies and procedures; while ensuring continuous quality improvement, safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards and/or objectives are followed.
  10. Serves as Clinical and Operational resource to assigned areas in providing guidance for clinical operational aspects, as well as clinical decision-making of program(s).
  11. Identifies, reports, and/or corrects environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk.
  12. Reports potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner.
  13. Support the ongoing development of clinical staff by providing continuous performance feedback.
  14. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy. Current and unrestricted pharmacist license in the State of New Mexico. Two years of experience in a Specialty pharmacy/outpatient setting. Verification of education and licensure will be required if selected for hire.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of drugs and their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects, and proper administration.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Ability to keep accurate documentation of medication plans and patient progress.
  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
  • Knowledge of policies and regulations pertaining to the disbursement of pharmaceutical drugs.
  • Ability to perform basic patient assessments and referrals.
  • Ability to design and implement systems necessary to collect, maintain, and analyze data.
  • Knowledge of patient care charts and patient histories.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Must be employment eligible as verified by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA).
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Fingerprinting, and subsequent clearance, is required.
  • Must provide proof of varicella & MMR immunity or obtain vaccinations within 90 days of employment.
  • Must obtain annual influenza vaccination.
  • If this position is assigned to a clinical area, successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-placement medical evaluation/health screen.  Required N-95 mask fitting, testing, vaccinations to include Tdap, and Hepatitis B will be determined based on location and nature of position. Annual Tuberculin Skin Test (TST).

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • Occasional risk exposure to unusual elements such as toxic chemicals, bi-hazardous materials requiring awareness of safety precautions. May include the use of protective equipment.
  • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
  • Moderate physical activity. Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

 





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