Ascension Rx is looking for a Specialty Pharmacist to join their Gastroenterology & Dermatology clinics. Would you like the opportunity to help build the patient-centered approach, enhancing the patient’s specialty medication experience?
Days | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm| Clinics located in Binghamton, NY & Vestal, NY
What You Will Do
As the Embedded Specialty Pharmacist, you will be responsible for providing specialty pharmacy care services for the clinic site(s). You will also serve as the subject matter expert in pharmacy discipline and function as a key member of the multidisciplinary care team to ensure all clinical, operational, and prescription throughput process needs are met. In this role, you will assure the appropriate selection, dosing, administering, and dispensing of medication orders in specialized areas, such as hematology/oncology, cardiology, infectious disease, neurology, rheumatology, etc.
Effectively integrate into clinic site setting and collaborate with physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers as a member of the multidisciplinary team
Communicate with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate exemplary pharmacy care services to patients
Demonstrate the value of our specialty pharmacy partnership to clinic sites/practices
Complete patient education and comprehensive patient assessments, including medication history, laboratory values, past medical history, pertinent physical assessment, and patient interview
Performs medication therapy and disease state management, which may include critically evaluating disease states and adjusting medication therapy to optimize patient medication regimens and improve clinical outcomes
Ensure prescriptions flow through to Ascension Rx specialty pharmacy and are identified by pharmacy staff when appropriate
Collaboratively address financial issues to ensure patient receipt of needed medications
Effectively navigate patient prescriptions, including those that are either limited distribution drugs or out-of-network
Collect and maintain accurate data for analysis and financial reporting
Applies the principles of continuous quality improvement consistent with job expectations
What You Will Need
Pharmacist obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Licensure required relevant to state in which work is performed
Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate of Pharmacy required.
Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency is preferred
Previous work experience with specialty pharmacy and or in an ambulatory clinic setting is preferred
Internal Number: 60798
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 40 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.