Cardinal Health MTM Pharmacist (PRN), Bilingual - Spanish - (Telecommuter) in Oregon, Oregon

Job Objective: The Clinical Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Pharmacist will provide patient centered MTM services for the purpose of optimizing medication therapy to improve clinical, economic and humanistic outcomes. The Clinical MTM Pharmacist will participate in a broad spectrum of MTM services including, but not limited to, Comprehensive Medication Reviews, Targeted Interventions, Adherence Monitoring Interventions, Cost-Effective Interventions and Transitions in Care to help achieve these outcomes. MTM services may be provided to patients telephonically, by remote video link (telehealth) and/or face-to-face (in-person).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver MTM services, including but not limited to, Comprehensive Medication Reviews, Disease Specific Medication Reviews, and Targeted Interventions to assess appropriateness of all medications, to optimize medication therapy and to improve clinical outcomes
  • Conduct patient-centered Adherence Monitoring MTM services to help patients identify barriers with adherence and develop solutions to overcome those barriers
  • Assist with managing medication costs through cost-effective interventions which may include, but are not limited to formulary and therapeutic interchanges, pill splitting opportunities, and assessing unnecessary and/or duplicate medication therapies
  • Efficiently assess prescribed medication therapy for unnecessary medications, need for additional medications, ineffective medications, inappropriate doses, adverse drug reactions, and adherence concerns
  • Evaluate and document clinical responses to therapy including prior adverse reactions and efficacy
  • Collaborate with prescribers, interdisciplinary care teams, patients and/or caregivers to identify and develop patient-specific disease state therapy goals
  • Determine appropriate interventions to resolve medication therapy problems, achieve goals of therapy and prevent new medication therapy problems
  • Communicate professionally and discuss/document clinical recommendations/interventions to prescribers and interdisciplinary care teams
  • Work with assigned pharmacy technician to follow-up on pending recommendations/interventions with prescribers, interdisciplinary care teams and/or pharmacists and appropriately document outcomes
  • Follow-up with patients and/or caregivers and appropriately document outcomes
  • Coordinate medication reconciliation across the continuum of care by providing comprehensive reviews, addressing adherence concerns, assisting with patient education and monitoring clinical outcomes to help prevent unnecessary readmissions, lapses in care and adverse drug reactions
  • Accurately document all services in a timely manner
  • Provide patient-centered education on chronic disease states including medications used for prevention and treatment
  • Contact patients and assigned pharmacies to introduce and explain the benefits of MTM services
  • Ensure patients and assigned pharmacies have a positive experience by providing a high level of customer service by answering promptly, professionally, and politely
  • Meet productivity and performance expectations set forth by manager
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Fluent (speaking at health care professional level and writing) in Spanish.

  • BS in Pharmacy or PharmD from a college accredited by ACPE or graduate of a foreign college of pharmacy

  • Current license to practice Pharmacy in the state(s) you are practicing in
  • Ability to acquire pharmacist licensure in multiple states, if requested (Fee is covered)
  • Strong clinical therapeutic skills and demonstration of knowledge of appropriate medication dosing in geriatric and adult populations
  • Must be able to work independently in a collaborative environment, be self-directed and possess excellent organizational skills
  • Must be computer/technology competent
  • Board Certification in Ambulatory Care or Pharmacotherapy, or other Board Certification provided through American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacist licensure in multiple states
  • Motivational Interviewing Skills
  • Cultural Competency Training

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.