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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Pharmacist - FHC (Part-time; 22.50 hours).
Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations, licensing requirements and professional standards pertaining to storage inventory control, dispensing and distribution of medication, medication consultation and vaccination of approved medications as permitted by the New York State Board of Pharmacy. Collaboration with other health professional, including managing patient drug therapy, providing patient education, and preparing and/or overseeing the preparation and dispensing of medications. Promotes high quality, evidence-based, cost-effective pharmaceutical care. Performs these duties in the clinical areas assigned
Responsible for medication dispensation according to NYULMC policies and NYS Pharmacy Laws
Provides drug information and consultation to patients and health care providers: consults with the prescriber, the interdisciplinary care team, the patient and/or caregiver to identify/develop patient specific disease state therapy goals. Assure ongoing performance improvement of the pharmaceutical care services provided
Communicates effectively, and possesses strong verbal and written skills. Ability to articulate information in a clear and concise manner and to relate peers, prescribers, interdisciplinary care team, patients and/or caregiver
Utilizes Pharmacy Software (EPIC) to adjudicate claims: develops and designs clinical edits to adjudicate claims and enhance drug utilization
Identifies, resolves, and prevents potential and actual medication-related problems including: untreated indications, improper drug selection, sub-therapeutic dosage, overdose, failure to receive medication, adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, and medication without indication
Conducts Comprehensive Medication Reviews, and Targeted Interventions to assess appropriateness of all clinical medications including dose and drug regimen to optimize medication therapy to improve outcomes. (Clinical appropriateness)
Review prior authorization requests and make determinations for drug products according to member benefits and coverage criteria
Assist with managing medication costs through coordination of benefits, assistance with prior authorization, formulary adherence, pill splitting, avoiding unnecessary and/or duplicate medication therapies and optimization of the medication regimen
Coordinates medication reconciliation across the continuum of care and monitoring to improve clinical outcomes and to help prevent unnecessary readmissions, lapses in care and adverse drug reactions. Attends interdisciplinary rounds to assist with medication-related plans for day of discharge.
Engages in active patient-centered medication therapy management through transitional care including medication reconciliation services, discharge assistance, and medication adherence/compliance calls: patient counseling on appropriate medical therapy, medication history, admissions and discharge medication reconciliations, facilitation of patient care. Identify additional therapies needed or therapies no longer needed assist with managing medication costs through coordination of benefits.
Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.) This process includes communicating with the patient, parent and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
Provides vaccinations to patients as permitted by NYS Laws
Prepares compounded medications when required according to NYULMC policies
Maintains all Medicare part B claims data, provides support for all Medicare part B audits.
Prepare and Assist patients with medication adherence tools ( pill boxes)
Maintain pharmacy records according to NYULMC policies and NYS pharmacy law: Medicaid, Medicare Part D requirements and develop systematic reviews of prescription claims to meet strategic initiatives
Responsible for setting criteria for medication analysis, coordinate reports to clients, meet regulatory reporting requirements for drug utilization review and fraud and abuse reporting.
Provides clinical guidance and support to the assigned pharmacy technicians
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Doctorate of pharmacy degree, 1 years experience in a busy retail pharmacy environment, NYS pharmacy immunizer license. Demonstrates excellent listening skills, and maintains empathy with callers in tone, language, questions and counseling.
Preferred Qualifications: Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Advanced degree in pharmacy related field. 2 years retail pharmacy experience in a busy pharmacy (greater than 250 RXs /day) is preferred. Supervising Pharmacist experience at a major chain pharmacy is preferred. Excellent communication skills.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone —a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center—is one of the nation’s premier destinations for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of Tisch Hospital, our acute care facility; the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; Rusk Rehabilitation, the #1 rehab program in New York since U.S. News & World Report began its hospital rankings in 1989; and a growing ambulatory care network with locations throughout Manhattan, the outer boroughs, and the tri-state area, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. An integral part of NYU Langone, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless pe...ople since 1841.With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 2019. NYU Langone's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year.