This is a limited term appointment funded from external sources. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funds.
The ICARE Ambulatory Care Pharmacist I will work with various healthcare professionals at Auburn University and East Alabama Health to implement a new transitions of care program. This program is designed to reduce hospital readmission rates and demonstrate the value of a multidisciplinary team in the reduction of readmission rates. This position is anticipated to be ongoing for a maximum of 2 years.
Provides medication therapy management consultation and other pharmaceutical care services in a manner that facilitates the achievement of both a high level of patient satisfaction and the attainment of organizational care and service initiatives.
Reviews prescribed medications and dosages to ensure that therapy is safe and effective for the patient’s conditions and that all conditions have a corresponding treatment plan if indicated.
Monitor and disseminate information concerning program outcomes.
Identify, develop, and implement program improvements through a quality improvement initiative.
Compile reports provided to grant funding agencies
Communicate with other healthcare providers and disciplines to coordinate patient care when transitioning in and out of the hospital.
Minimum Education and Experience
Education Level PharmD in pharmacy and completion of one year residency program or equivalent
Field of Study Pharmacy
Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications
Minimum Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of Federal and State guidelines and laws related to the practice of pharmacy in the state of Alabama
Excellent communication and patient care skills
Strict adherence to patient privacy laws (HIPAA)
Minimum Technology Skills
General office equipment; electronic medical record, medical testing and monitoring equipment (glucometer; stethoscope, etc.)
Minimum License and Certifications
Licensed pharmacist in the State of Alabama
Experience in Medication Therapy Management (MTM) is desired
Board certified in Ambulatory Care or Pharmacotherapy
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.