Carepathrx transforms hospital pharmacy from a cost center into an active revenue generator through a powerful combination of technology, market-leading pharmacy services and wrap-around services.
The telepharmacists serve multiple hospitals, in multiple states, using technology to maximize the cognitive contributions of clinical pharmacists to quality patient careThe telepharmacist actively engages with clinicians to enhance the performance of care teams and improve outcomesThe telepharmacist reviews and approves medication orders, conducts clinical interventions as appropriate, and documents all actions in accordance with the policies and procedures of both pipelinerx and its hospital clients.
Responsibilities The telepharmacist performs telepharmacy duties as required and defined in the company sop and reports directly to the regional managerThe telepharmacist will be responsible for providing telepharmacy services for multiple clients and learn multiple pharmacy information systems (pis’s)The telepharmacist will obtain multiple state licensesThey will prioritize, assign, and evaluate the work of assigned clients; maintain accurate records and document actions taken; maintain confidentiality of information, including hipaa; understand and interpret the laws, regulations, and policies governing the pharmacy operation.
Successfully perform telepharmacy services to assigned clients including remote order entry, order verification, drug verification, and counseling (when required).
Provide leadership, vision, development, and implementation of telepharmacy goals as relayed by the regional manager.
Foster a company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance as directed by pipelinerx.
Practice and work for effective, safe, and efficient patient care.
Perform scheduling processes in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Strive to continually improve the practice of pharmacy in a remote telepharmacy setting.
Practice pharmacy in a proactive manner and follow policies and procedures as contracted with client.
Provide drug information to clients by answering all drug related questions and give clinical therapeutic recommendationsQuestions can be, but are not limited to, drug indication, drug dosage as it relates to renal/liver function or medical condition, drug interactions, drug-drug compatibilities, or drug infusion.
Specific for inpatient, the pharmacist should have working knowledge of (but not limited to) iv fluids, admixture, tpn, narcotic/cardiac drips, iv antibiotics, and chemotherapy.
Be knowledgeable of special age related medical conditionsImportant considerations such as (but not limited to): pediatric, geriatric, pregnant/nursing, renal/hepatic impairment, and hiv patients.
Have a working knowledge of, but not limited to: disease state management, drug-drug interactions, drug-nutrient interaction, drug-disease interaction, drug allergies, appropriate dosing by age, renal, or liver function, recognized therapeutic duplications, and be able to give clinical recommendations for medical conditions or disease states.
Counsel patients, nurses, and medical staff on proper use of medications.
Collect and analyze data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations.
Investigate and take appropriate actions(s) to resolve any medication variances to director of quality services within 48 hours of notification.
Learn multiple hospital pharmacy information systems.
Obtain multiple state licensures.
Maintain accurate records and document actions taken by logging orders and interactions with physicians and nurses, including all recommendations made to the clients’ staff in the plrx system during shift and completed in its entirety by end of shift.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with fellow medical professionals and patients.
Develop harmonious professional relationships with pipelinerx clients and staff.
Provide timely responses to company communications.
Understand, interpret, explain, and comply with laws, regulations, and policies governing pharmacy operations.
Provide preliminary technological troubleshooting during breakdowns.
Work simultaneously with vpns, various pharmacy information systems (pis’s), as well as automation systems and basic computer programs such as microsoft office, snagit, etcTo provide quality care to the clients.
Training and development
Coordinate with regional trainer to initiate and complete all new hire or new client training processes and objectives including, but not limited to policies, procedures, software, pis updates, etc.
Participate with ongoing training (e.g., clinical, pis, or policy updates) as necessary in collaboration with regional trainer.
Maintain access codes, licenses, and reciprocity as required for position.
Strive to achieve and maintain company productivity metrics.
Recommend projects and/or ideas to increase and improve productivity.
Skills and qualifications:
Degree in pharmacy (b.s pharmacy or pharmd.)
2+ years’ experience in a hospital inpatient preferred
Valid pharmacist license issued by the governing state board of pharmacy
Multiple state licensures (and willingness to serve clients in multiple states)
A working knowledge of formulary polices, pharmacy and therapeutics policy and procedures
Effective communications skills, both written and verbal
Speak and understand english
Demonstrated ability to manage a team
Demonstrated customer service skills
Working knowledge of client/server applications
Proficiency with office technology tools, to include ms office 2000 or later (espOutlook, excel, and word), sharepoint, internet, and email
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and walk intermittently during the day.
Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required.
May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasionVisual acuity to see and read fine prints.
Specific vision abilities required by this role include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Must be able to hear normal voice sounds.
This role requires typical office-based physical activities: watching a computer monitor, use of a keyboard, occasionally repositioning light desk equipment, and speaking on a telephone for extended periods of time.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
It secure office environment that is fully compliant with hipaa, arra/hitech, federal and state regulations.
Work performed in an office setting, with occasional travel for meetings in hospitals or other office settings
Carepathrx provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employmentApplicants encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applyingLocal applicants encouraged to applyDrug-free work environmentMust be eligible to work in this country.