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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 4:54 AM

Job Summary

This is a 20 hour per week position with hours and days to be worked out between management and the new hire. Under the supervision of the Director of Pharmacy Services, the Clinical Pharmacist monitors the medication usage for participants to ensure that it is safe, effective and cost efficient for InnovAge Greater Colorado PACE (IGCP) in addition to providing drug information and acting as an information resource for staff in order to reduce the potential for medication errors and adverse drug effects.

Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities

Functional Category: Participant Care

Estimated Percent of time Spent 80%

* Evaluates medication regimen of participants upon intake and on a periodic basis based on patients conditions and the number of prescriptions medications, based on this information the Clinical Pharmacist makes the following clinical interventions:

o Recognizes and reports drug-drug interactions.

o Recognizes and reports drug-food interactions.

o In collaboration with primary care physician, discontinues prescriptions no longer needed due to duplicate drug therapy or inappropriate drug therapy for documented state or other reasons, especially within the geriatric population.

o Alerts primary care to dosing irregularities such as; inappropriate dosing based on disease state, renal function, liver function etc.

o Allergy contradictions due to participant history or medication usage.

o Monitors response to drug therapy as appropriate.

o Optimized and individualized drug therapy for disease states.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

REQUIRED

Education

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of pharmacy with Board Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy (CGP) or a Pharm D. Must have GCP or must obtain CGP within 30 months of employment

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

* Current State Board of Pharmacy license required for state in which practicing

* Requires personal transportation, current state issued driver's license, good driving record and auto insurance as required by law

Work Experience and Qualifications

* Current knowledge and the ability to advise uses of medications, multiple prescriptions, side effects and make potential problems known to physicians.

* A minimum of one year working with the frail or elderly is required.

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Associated topics: drug development, histotechnologist, medicine, nephrology, nutrition, pharmaceutical, pharmacometrics, physiologist, therapy, vaccine

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• Location: Inland Empire

• Post ID: 156233297 inlandempire
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