Pharmacist, Clinical Operations

at Navitus Health Solutions in Peoria, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Lumicera Health Services Powered by Navitus
Innovative Specialty Pharmacy Solutions- Lumicera Health Services is defining the "new norm" in specialty pharmacy to optimize patient well-being through our core principles of transparency and stewardship. Here at Lumicera, our team members work in an environment that celebrates creativity and fosters diversity.
The Pharmacist, Clinical Operations' main duty is to interpret physicians' prescriptions, contact doctors or other prescribers and/or patients to verify information on prescriptions and expedite processing of orders. This role will perform a high volume of product verification both prior to order set up as well as immediately prior to shipment. The Pharmacist, Clinical Operations will also provide telephonic consults with patients regarding the use of their specialty medication and management of their disease state. They will routinely perform medication reconciliation and screen for potential drug interactions. This individual may take calls from customers regarding issues, lost orders or dispensing errors, maintain daily production, quality and service levels, and vary work priorities and activities to accommodate business needs. The Pharmacist, Clinical Operations may also train less experienced pharmacists and mentor pharmacy interns/students.
Is this you? Find out more below!
How do I make an impact on my team?
Verifies prescriptions for pharmaceutical preparations and devices for patients at company facilities; maintains accurate and detailed records of all prescription transactions, and submits appropriate claims for third-party reimbursement; consults with physicians and nurses regarding pharmaceutical questions; advises physicians on formulary medications and cost-effective and innovative therapies; answers pharmaceutical questions from patients and staff; monitors storage, distribution, and use of pharmaceuticals.
Provide oversight and quality assurance to pharmacy technicians. Interpret physicians' or prescribers' prescriptions. Contact providers and/or patients to verify information on prescriptions such as drug strength, prescription signatures, and drug name in order to expedite processing of orders. Verify and confirm validity of controlled substances.
Verify prescription information entered in the system by data entry or order entry. Contact physicians for new and/or transfer authorization. Work with physicians to convert prescriptions to generic or preferred drugs whenever possible.
Consult with patients regarding the use of medications and potential drug interactions.
Ability to provide clear, detailed clinical documentation of patient consultations and interventions in pharmacy software and EMR systems.
Back up other pharmacists as needed, perform additional duties as assigned by management, or train less experienced pharmacists, interns, and students.
Document and report medication errors in accordance with company policies and manufacturer contracts. Facilitate error reduction and prevention methods based off errors and ISMP standards. Adhere to all Lumicera pharmacovigilance standards.
The Employee will act in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws and with the highest ethical standards that we consistently strive to achieve. Thus, legal and ethical compliance is an essential duty of each employee.
Contribute to the quality management program through daily operations and efforts toward sustaining key pharmacy performance metrics. Participation in quality improvement activities through routinely sharing ideas for improvements or implementing improvement opportunities with supervisors or quality team members.
Participate in on-call services as needed to accommodate business needs.
What our team expects from you?
Graduate of ACPE Accreditation School of Pharmacy with a B.S. Pharmacy or Pharm.D, degree
Current, unrestricted Pharmacist license in state where any on-site pharmacy work will be conducted; must continually maintain education credits to maintain active licensure
Minimum of two years as a licensed Pharmacist preferred.
Specialty Pharmacy experience or solid understanding of specialty pharmacy drugs including REMS and Limited Distribution Products best practices preferred
Participate in, adhere to, and support compliance program objectives
The ability to consistently interact cooperatively and respectfully with other employees
What can you expect from Lumicera?
Hours/Location: Monday - Friday between 7:00am-7:00pm CST, Lumicera Peoria
Paid Volunteer Hours
Educational Assistance Plan and Professional Membership assistance
Referral Bonus Program - up to $750!
Top of the industry benefits for Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Paid Time Off, Eight paid holidays, 401K, Short-term and Long-term... For full info follow application link.

Navitus Health Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer:  Disabled/Veterans/Male/Female/Minority/Other        

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Job Posting: 10931112

Posted On: May 15, 2023

Updated On: Jun 10, 2023

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