Highmark Health Pharmacist - MTM in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
This job works with Medicare Advantage customers who meet certain eligibility criteria to optimize their medication therapy. For those who meet eligibility criteria, the incumbent performs a comprehensive medication review (CMR). This involves talking with patients to review their entire list of medications on file, updating records to ensure current data, discussing any issues or problems related to those medications, and making recommendations based on clinical expertise. At times, the incumbent may contact physicians to discuss gaps in care discovered during the CMR, i.e. adherance issues, duplications in therapy, etc. and make recommendations.Sends a written report to the primary physician for their records, for all CMRs.
Complete CMR (comprehensive medication review) for eligible Medicare Advantage members.This involves contacting patients telephonically to review current list of medications on record, ensure record is up to date, discuss problems/issues with medications, and make recommendations based on clinical expertise.
Contact physicians via phone to discuss gaps in care identified through CMR (comprehensive medication review) such as adherance issues, duplication in therapy, etc.Use clinical judgement to provide recommendations to physicians.
Create written reports summarizing the CMR (comprehensive medication review) to send to physicians.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy
Doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD)
Required experience can be reduced from 3-5 to 1-2 years if the candidate completed a clinical residency program
- 3 - 5 years in Pharmacy
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Registered Pharmacist
- MTM Certification
Oral & Written Communication Skills
Problem Solving & Decision Making
Collaborative Problem Solving
Language (Other than English)
0% - 25%
PHYSICAL. MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS
Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site
Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)
Physical work site required
Lifting: up to 10 pounds
Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
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