Responsible for providing the prospective evaluation and monitoring of drug therapy and make patient specific recommendations to improve pharmacotherapy outcomes for patients with specific disease states, or patients assigned to a Primary Care Provider within Penn State. Provide education regarding drug therapy to health care professionals, patients and caregivers.
Resource will be located in ASB
Will review patient charts based off of patient lists showing noncompliance with medication adherence
Will partner with physician, and work with patient to address barriers (via telephone, or portal message).
Some opportunity for face-to-face review with patient if practice site has space.
Will recommend to physician alternative medications based on collaboration with payors and best practices.
Will require documentation with in the EMR and communication with care team
Must be comfortable working collaboratively as part of a care team
Bachelors of Science degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate Degree in Pharmacy required.
ASHP-Accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy residency or 3 years of relevant clinical pharmacy experience required.
Active and valid PA licensure or eligibility as a Pharmacist required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Ability to prioritize and organize daily activities to meet patient care needs required.
Effective verbal communication skills, time management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities required.
Ability to analyze clinical data and perform calculations.
Computer and Microsoft Office skills required.
Extensive knowledge of pharmacotherapy required.
Attention to detail and critical thinking skills required.
Effective mentoring and precepting abilities required.
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