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 Bilingual Clinical Pharmacist - WellMed - San Antonio, TX - El Paso, Texas, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: UHG 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 720300571 / Latpro-3657996 
Date posted: Jan-04-2019
State, Zip: Texas, 79901

Description

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your lifes best work.(sm)  

 

Under general supervision of the Director of Clinical Pharmacy, the Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for performing comprehensive and targeted Medication Therapy Management (MTM) in high risk patients to identify, resolve, and prevent medication-related problems. The Clinical Pharmacist documents the care delivered and communicates essential information to the patients primary care providers and the health care team. The Clinical Pharmacist is also responsible to follow processes to improve patient care, outcomes, and quality improvement metrics related to CMS HEDIS/Star ratings and assist in the coordination of the Medical Assistance Program (MAP) for WellMed patients.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Utilize prescription and medical claim data to generate clinical recommendations according to Medication Therapy Management and Retrospective Drug Utilization Review program protocols
  • Provide clinical recommendations pertaining to, but not limited to, gaps in care, high risk medications, compliance and adherence, drug interactions, therapeutic substitution, and generic substitution
  • Utilize health plans formulary information to guide appropriate medication recommendations
  • Knowledgeable of current and emerging clinical trends
  • Active participation in various clinical departmental meetings and forums to improve clinical programs, enhance processes, and share clinical information
  • Continuously look for ways to streamline and improve workflow
  • Assist with user acceptance testing for new clinical programs and system enhancements
  • Serves as a clinical resource and consultant in all areas of pharmacy and medication management
  • Assist in mentoring Pharm.D  pharmacy students
  • Acts as a consultant to WellMed Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Supports medical management and pharmacy quality initiatives
  • Follow all policies and procedures related to job
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned to meet departmental objectives

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Current Pharmacist license to practice in the applicable state or the ability to provide proof of licensure within 90 days from date of employment
  • 2+ years of experience as a clinical pharmacist (beyond being in a dispensing role)
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Experience working with provider relations, working within various payer environments, and risk management
  • Ability to travel as necessary
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board certification by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS)
  • Certified Geriatric Pharmacist
  • Certification in Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Experience with Medicare guidelines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Planning and organizational skills to demonstrate leadership and initiative
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently, as well as a member of a team
  • Strong analytical and PC operation skills

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 

 

Job Keywords: Pharmacist, PharmD, Pharmacy, Clinical, MTM, WellMed, UnitedHealth Group, UHG, UnitedHealthcare, Bilingual, San Antonio, TX, Texas



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