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Pharmacist

Job Description

The Pharmacist will work directly with providers and healthcare professionals within GBUACO, GBUAHN, and GBUIPA. They will be an integral member of the Value-Based Payment (VBP) team, using advanced data and analytics to increase quality metrics around medication adherence and disease management. As a member of the VBP team, the pharmacist will also play a critical role in identifying pharmacy opportunities that impact the total cost of care. The pharmacist will work with the Chief Medical Officer to improve and expand telehealth and telepharmacy within the organization. They will also serve as the lead pharmacist on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee, using formulary knowledge to direct provider and patient education on cost and therapy optimization.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in medication review and reconciliation to ensure patient safety
  • Develop care plans and protocols for common diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, heart failure, and other chronic conditions
  • Work with the VBP and Telehealth teams to create and implement strategies to improve medication adherence
  • Direct the P&T committee and serve on the Utilization committee to improve clinical initiatives
  • Present on evidence-based guidelines, quality improvement, and savings opportunities to the GBUACO network
  • Implement telemedicine protocols and provide patient education at office and telehealth visits
  • Create an early-warning system to identify patients who are noncompliant with their medications
  • Enhance the utilization of Surescripts within MEDENT
  • Any other duties as directed

Qualifications/Experience

  • Pharm.D. degree
  • 1-2 years experience

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