Clinical Pharmacist- Ontario, CA

A Clinical Pharmacist job in Ontario, CA is available through Adecco Medical & Science. The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for assisting and supporting the Clinical Pharmacy team in strategic planning, development of pharmacy initiatives related to pharmacoeconomics, utilization management, medication reconciliation, pharmacist based clinics, and regulatory and health plan oversight, with a focus on improved health outcomes.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for both direct and indirect patient care, drug therapy monitoring, formulary management prior authorization review, staff education, patient consultation, cost containment and serves as Pharmacy’s liaison with physicians and other health practitioners. The Clinical Pharmacist interfaces with physicians and other members of the health care team in the review of treatment regimens, and serves as an authoritative information source on drugs and their utilization in therapy.
The chosen candidate will work in collaboration with the Clinical Pharmacy, Utilization Management, Healthcare Economic, and High Risk Case Management teams to ensure the successful achievement of NAMM’s vision.
Reviews requests for select injectable medications with consideration to clinical guidelines and patient specific factors and interfaces with physicians, nurses, physician offices, and pharmacies accordingly.
Assists with implementation of clinical pharmacy and utilization management programs to contain cost and increase safety and efficacy as they relate to medication management
Works closely with analysts and the Health Care Economic team to measure the impact of clinical pharmacy and utilization management programs
Provides regulatory and health plan oversight by reviewing provider disputes and cap deduct reports.
Assists in the planning, and implementing of physician and staff education programs related to new treatment modalities for various disease states, Medicare Part B and & D drugs, and pharmacy utilization management best practices.
Available and acts as a clinical/pharmacy resource for Clinical Service’s case managers including identifying high volume/high cost pharmacy utilizing members and assisting with the development of case management planning.
Actively involved with various vendors and works closely with the Contracting Team on pharmacy related contracts
Attends weekly patient rounds and collaborates with High Risk Case Management Teams to ensure effective medication reconciliation and patient education for high risk patient in order to decrease readmissions and avoidable emergency room visits.
Maintains a working knowledge of changes in pharmacy practice, including pharmacy laws and drugs, and applies this knowledge in the performance of daily activities
Identifies opportunities for improvement and provides additional orientation, training and skill development to internal staff and external customers on an ongoing basis.
Participates in the Clinical Services Medical Management Team and collaborates with the Pharmacy Dept. in all strategic planning.
Counsels patients and their care givers on safe and appropriate use of drugs.
Performs medication reconciliation calls with patients to provide optimum drug therapy while reducing the potential for drug duplication or adverse drug events.


If you are interested in this Clinical Pharmacist job in Ontario, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Medical and Science go to www.adeccousa.com. If you have questions about the position or would like more information, please contact Sindie Rothstein at 858-410-1108 or by email at Sindie.rothstein@adeccona.com

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