Provide comprehensive pharmaceutical services to wide variety of largely medically under-served patients. This is a dispensing and INR clinic role with the expectation of being a residency and student preceptor. As part of the pharmacist-run chronic disease state clinics, the pharmacist provides specialized services to patients and providers to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes. Responsibilities also include coordinating with other NCHC pharmacy technicians and pharmacists and participation in provider and pharmacy student education.
How You Will Contribute
Deliver high quality pharmaceutical care in a clinic setting by dispensing medication and counseling patients in an accurate, timely, and courteous manner. Foster the pharmacist-patient relationship and motivate patient cooperation toward the delivery of care. Strive to improve patient safety in all aspects of performance.
Conduct contraindication and duplicate therapy checks in formulating recommendations to physicians to ensure quality and economical drug therapy. Review medication orders for their appropriateness with respect to patient data including age, height, weight, diagnosis, and other pertinent information.
Manage patients in pharmacist-run chronic disease state clinics including, but not limited to, anti-coagulation, immunization, HCV, and gestational diabetes.
Precept pharmacy residents and contribute to the training of all pharmacy personnel.
Assure compliance and completeness of reporting with adverse drug reaction and medication error programs. Record recommendations and interventions on the Pharmacist Good Catch form, CQI processes, and/or within the organizational compliance software.
Attend staff and inter-departmental meetings advised by Director of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Manager and participate in outreach and community activities such as health fairs.
Remain active and qualified as a ASHP PGY1 community-based pharmacy residency preceptor.
Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy.
Five years of experience in a clinical/dispensing setting or completion of an accredited clinical residency program.
Current Arizona License or eligibility for license required
Current BLS certificate
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) or Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP)
APHA disease state management certifications (MTM, Diabetes, Immunizations) Demonstrated ability to achieve positive patient outcomes in a similar environment
Previous experience as a preceptor or similar mentorship/educational role
Scholarly or other professional activity
Compensation and Benefits
Starting at $128,900 annually or more, depending on experience
Medical insurance starts Day One for less than $5 per paycheck!
25 days of combined sick and vacation leave, plus 6 federal holidays, in first year
North Country is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and Equal Opportunity Employer. North Country HealthCare follows CDC guidelines and federal mandates and requires vaccination against COVID-19 of all its employees. Medical and religious exemptions to this policy are requested and reviewed on an individual basis.
North Country HealthCare is a teaching Federally Qualified Health Center that does the right things for the right reasons. Our roots reach back to the all-volunteer Flagstaff Community Free Clinic that was founded in 1991 in an abandoned roller skating rink. Commitment to reaching the underserved drove everything we did back then, and still does. North Country HealthCare's main facility now inhabits a beautiful 42,000 sq. foot building at the base of Mount Elden in Flagstaff and has clinics in 11 additional communities across the northern half Arizona, including at Grand Canyon National Park. Our communities range in population size from 700 to 70,000 and the pharmacy in our Flagstaff location provides services to them all.We take preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals seriously. We have a long-standing pharmacy residency, a family medicine residency that began in 2020, and are organizing a dentistry residency. We are a proud community health center training site of A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine and we host hundreds of students and interns in a variety of health professions ranging from public health to certified medical assistants to nursing each year. Sound like a fun place to work? We think so too!