Staff Pharmacist (Dispensing)
North Country HealthCare
About the organization
North Country HealthCare (NCHC) is transforming healthcare for rural Arizonans. NCHC is a primary care, federally qualified health center with a teaching and learning mission. We practice an integrative care model in an innovative culture. These things allow us to provide coordinated health care across the Colorado plateau to some of the most vulnerable rural populations in the United States. We have clinics in 12 rural communities -- divided into an east, central, and western region -- throughout the northern half of Arizona.
Through our care model, we are able to drive key quality and cost outcomes, which create value for patients, providers, and the overall health system. Our model allows us to practice medicine the way it should be practiced by fostering strong provider-patient, provider-provider, and provider-staff relationships, and delivering appropriate care in a "one-stop" model.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
Provide comprehensive pharmaceutical services to wide variety of patients and perform overall pharmacy tasks.
As part of the pharmacist-run chronic disease state clinics, the pharmacist provides specialized pharmaceutical 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's education.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Deliver high quality pharmaceutical care in a clinic setting.
Review medication orders and evaluate their appropriateness and completeness with respect to patient data, including age, height, weight, diagnosis, and other pertinent patient information.
Foster the pharmacist-patient relationship and motivate patient cooperation toward the delivery of care.
Dispense medication and counsel patients in a timely and courteous manner.
Utilize clinical pharmacy skills, including contraindication and duplicate therapy checks, in assessing and formulating recommendations to physicians ensuring quality and economical drug therapy.
Manage patients in pharmacist run chronic disease state clinics as determined by pharmacy director, including but not limited to anticoagulation, immunization and asthma.
Assure accuracy of prescriptions.
Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy.
Three years of experience in a clinical/dispensing setting or completion of an accredited clinical residency program.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Current Arizona License or eligibility for license required, and Current CPR 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
North Country is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact email: [email protected]
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