Clinical Pharmacist

Clinical Pharmacist

The ideal candidate will provide high quality clinical pharmacy services to patients and their health care providers by upholding and embodying the company’s mission statement. This job description should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements and may be changed at any time.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Primary Areas of Responsibility
  • Serve as a clinical pharmacy resource for members clients, brokers, Third Party Administrators, peers, and coworkers
  • Provide education and consultations to eligible members of the Tria Health program
    • Identify and plan for resolution of drug-related problems
    • Evaluate appropriateness, effectiveness, safety and adherence of drug therapy
    • Document identified problems and assess outcomes of medication therapy
    • Communicate with other healthcare providers
  • Provide continuity of care to the patient load assigned
  • Develop and maintain clinical programs
  • Support the advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation site
  • Completion of annual continuous professional development plan
  • Assist the President upon request
  • Answer incoming Help Desk calls
  • Weekend on-call duty once monthly
  • Evening appointment availability
  • Accommodations may be made for the pharmacist to conduct patient encounters outside of the physical Tria Health office in accordance with company policy
  • Work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods orotherwise to balance the workload.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Commitment to the Tria Health mission statement, motto and employee handbook
Education/Experience
  • Required: Pharm D, Registered Pharmacist (license in good standing)
  • Highly Desired: Residency and/or Fellowship
  • Highly Desired (any of the following or a desire to pursue): BCPS, CGP, Certified Disease Educator, Certified Disease Manager
  • Prefer: 1-3 years of experience in a hospital, managed care or consultant setting with direct patient interaction via provision of chronic drug therapy management or MTM.
  • Must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and work-related experience in medication therapy management, or Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy with four years of work-related experience in medication therapy management.
  • Exposure to clinical and analytical problem solving and expertise in drug information is preferred
Job Competencies
  • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, governmental regulations and clinical literature.
  • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Effective communication skills are required to succeed in this position.
  • Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations is desired.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists is desired.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or scheduled form.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Word, Access, Excel, Database software, E-mail and Internet
Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to stand, bend, kneel, sit, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Individual must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
  • Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment where standard office equipment such as computer, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines are utilized. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
  • Travel Demands: up to 10%; via automobile, airplane or train.
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