Careers at Landmark, part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. At Landmark, we work to deliver high quality, comprehensive care to chronically ill patients wherever they reside and whenever they need it. We focus on doing what’s right for the people we serve, even when it’s not easy. This is your opportunity to be part of a compassionate team that is setting out to change health care for complex, chronic patients. We’re looking for driven people like you because changing the status quo takes dedication. Here, we’ll invest in your personal and professional growth while giving you a unique opportunity to make a difference. Helping people feel their best is a rewarding part of doing your life’s best work.(sm)
Ensures the safe and effective use of medications for HbMC patients by providing medication therapy management including medication reconciliation, assessing for optimal drug product selection, dosage regimen design, effective administration and drug therapy monitoring services. Reviews inpatient and outpatient drug therapies when appropriate and works with HbMC clinicians and multi-disciplinary team to find alternatives when needed, to ensure the best care possible is being given and to maximize clinical and financial outcomes.
Prevent, detect, and resolve medication therapy problems including unnecessary drug therapy, ineffective or suboptimal drug therapy, incomplete immunization record, suboptimal dose, medication allergy, adverse drug reaction, and clinically significant drug interaction
Make evidence-based, patient-centered recommendations as a part of the multi-disciplinary team
Design, implement, assess, monitor, and document therapeutic plans utilizing the most effective, safe, and economical medication treatments
Recommend cost-savings strategies based on plan formularies, insurance phases, and evidence-based guidelines
Prioritize level of care based on critical needs and perform home visits for patients as needed
Collaborate with providers and through collaborative practice agreements (dependent on state- specific regulations) to facilitate chronic disease state management
Provide concise, applicable, comprehensive, and timely responses to requests for drug information from patients and health care providers
Provide education to patients and/or caregivers regarding medications and chronic disease states
Contribute to and support market-specific and pharmacy-related quality measures
Actively participates in the development and implementation of performance/quality improvement and patient safety activities with the HbMC Team
Represent Pharmacy/service areas on institutional/ practice area committees and quality support teams
Share expertise by coordinating and providing educational presentations to HbMC multi-disciplinary team
Participates in mentorship and professional development of newly hired HbMC pharmacists
Complete required continuing education credits and submit pharmacist license renewal to State Board of Pharmacy on time
Engage in professional development to maintain and enhance knowledge of clinical standards of care relevant to HbMC Health’s patient population
Some travel required
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Doctorate in Pharmacy (preferred) or Bachelor of Pharmacy
License/Certification: Licensed pharmacist within state or eligible within 60 days of hire
Access to reliable transportation required; if you are driving a vehicle, you must comply with all the terms of the Optum Motor Vehicle Safety policy
PGY1 residency or Board Certification
2+ years clinical pharmacy practice experience
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