Dispensary - Pharmacist
Schedule: 24 hrs/week with flexibility to increase as needed. Must be able to work hours between 9:30a - 6p, M-F
Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) is a leader in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize performance to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs, and manage risk. Medication risk management is TRHC’s lead offering, and its cloud-based software applications provide solutions for a range of payers, providers and other healthcare organizations.
TRHC empowers employees to provide excellent service, utilize advanced technology, and proficiently deliver results. Our culture cultivates teamwork, rewards excellence, and focuses on quality for every aspect of our business. As a part of our team, you will help us bring innovative service models to healthcare, improving patient outcomes.
JOB OBJECTIVE: The Pharmacist assumes responsibility for the pharmacotherapy outcomes of patients through knowledge and skills coupled with innovative technology and the packaging and distribution of medications.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Serves as a point of contact for the patient and their family, other pharmacists (internally or externally), clients, and/or other healthcare providers to address medication related problems (MRPs), other medication or health-related issues, and/or answer questions regarding pharmacotherapy needs, medication dispensing, issues, and suggestions. Explains care plan options and the use, side effects, and contraindications of medications dispensed, either verbally and/or via written records, stored within proprietary software. Ensures that patient care decisions and actions as well as coding/billing are properly documented using proprietary software system.
- Ensures accurate, efficient, timely and compliant medication distribution and fulfillment for patients using proprietary software.
- Plans, implements, and maintains procedures for assessing, compounding, packaging, and labeling medications, according to policy and legal requirements, to ensure quality, security, and proper disposal. Oversee Pharmacy Technicians to ensure appropriate medication reconciliation, physician order entry, inventory management, medication storage and security conditions, and medication labelling and packaging as well as compliance to company policies and procedures and regulatory guidelines.
- Provides timely review, preparation/compounding, and final approval for prescription orders and dispensed medications ensuring the correct drug, dosage form, directions, quantity, days’ supply, number of refills and packaging/labelling, including ancillary warnings, is entered into the appropriate patient profile, and dispensed to the correct patient. Works to ensure proper and compliant billing and record keeping of medications dispensed and shipped.
- Uses professional judgment to provide timely, accurate and appropriate pharmaceutical care appropriately assessing new medication requests and refills making recommendations, in writing or via telephone to care providers to enhance patient outcomes and/or safety as needed in relation to care plans, changes, issues, and education.
- Ensures compliance to state and federal laws and applicable rules and regulations as well as internal policies and procedures required for pharmacy practice. Reports and works to rectify or prevent any incidents of QAs, HIPAA violations, Fraud, Waste and Abuse or other problems or violations.
The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: These represent the desired qualifications of the ideal candidate. They are not meant to limit consideration for candidates who do not meet all of the standards listed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Graduate from a pharmacy program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or a program outside the U.S. that qualifies the individual to practice in the jurisdiction.
- A current, active license/registration in good standing with the state board of pharmacy where practice will occur.
- 2+ years of experience required in pharmacy distribution and packaging, with at least some exposure to geriatrics and/or chronic care management.
- Experience or strong interest in clinical pharmacogenomics is preferred.
- Ability to communicate effectively and professionally through written, verbal (e.g., face-to-face, telephonically and/or virtual communication platforms), and interpersonal skills as applied when interacting with employees, patients, healthcare professionals, clients, or agency representatives; successfully conveying and exchanging information at an appropriate level and in a positive and timely manner.
- Strong technical and computer skills to navigate proprietary and other pharmacy software and the initiative to propose suggestions to improve operations and proprietary system development and enhancements.
- Demonstrated experience with problem-solving, conflict resolution, and project management skills.
- Detail oriented and organized with the ability to work with a sense of urgency, work under pressure, multi-task, and achieve deadlines without sacrificing quality.
- Strong analytical skills with good clinical judgement and decision making including (1) the ability to effectively and efficiently identify and rectify medication-related problems, and (2) assess patients using verbal and/or visual cues, when appropriate.
- Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations, including HIPAA and Fraud, Waste, and Abuse.
- Requires standing and/or walking for most of the shift.
- Regularly lifts office and clinical supplies weighing up to five pounds; occasionally lifts or carries up to thirty pounds. May occasionally push/pull when unpacking supplies. Climbs step stool to access supply or filing shelves. Bends when unpacking supplies, filing or retrieving charts and files. May reach or twist to handle supplies/files.
EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK: Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.
TRAVEL: Travel may be required for special department events, trade shows, or conferences.
The Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to ancestry or national origin, race or color, religion or creed, age, disability, AIDS/HIV, gender, marital or family status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, genetic information, military service, protected caregiver obligations, sexual orientation, protected financial status or other classification protected by applicable law.
- Pay Type Hourly
- Boulder, CO, USA