Clinical Pharmacist-Medication Therapy Management, MemorialCare Medical Foundation Pharmacy - FT/Days (8hr)
MemorialCare Health System
Location: Fountain Valley, California
Internal Number: MEM005264
At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
The Medication Therapy Management (MTM)/Complete Medication Management (CMM) Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for performing various clinical duties related to specific pharmacy-related quality metrics pertaining to adherence to therapy, appropriateness of therapy and medication reconciliation. This includes but not limited to reviewing and identifying population data gaps based on clinical criteria and specifications associated with pharmacy quality metrics. The Pharmacist will provide in depth clinical and utilization expertise to physicians and nurses for MemorialCare Medical Foundation (MCMF) and targeted telehealth outreach to patients. The Pharmacist must have the demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Perform clinical and utilization review duties related to specific pharmacy-related quality metrics pertaining to adherence to therapy, appropriateness of therapy and medication reconciliation. This includes but not limited to reviewing and customizing patient telehealth outreach based on clinical criteria and quality specifications.
Determine/obtain resources needed to support clinical pharmacy services including but not limited to literature review, protocol development, and data collection.
Provide drug information services to physicians.
Consult with physicians pertaining to questions and interpretations of clinical quality measures.
Address patient questions and concerns related to medication therapy and adherence.
Work collaboratively with the performance improvement department, health plans in joint strategic initiatives.
Participate in provider and patient education on relevant clinical and quality updates.
Recommends possible strategies to promote cost-effective therapy to patients and providers.
Contribute to team or departmental projects directed toward the achievement of improved service efficiency, patient outcomes and quality scores.
Determine/obtain resources needed to support implementation of quality initiatives for clinical pharmacy services including but not limited to literature review, protocol development, data collection, outcomes measurement and analysis.