The Clinical Pharmacist Case Manger is responsible for working with prescribers and the Interdisciplinary Care Team (IDT) to enhancing the care of PACE participants with multiple chronic co-morbid conditions requiring complex medication regimens. The clinical pharmacist case manager would assess participants for potential treatment optimization and provide feedback to IDT. Also assists the IDT in identifying and resolving drug-related problems for participants. Additionally, she/he will collaborate with the Pharmacy Benefit Manager to ensure adherence to Part D regulations and cost-effective medication utilization. The clinical pharmacist case manager will assist the Director of Pharmacy in the measurement of program objectives and outcomes for the CenterLight Clinical Pharmacy Programs. She/he must adhere to all Human Resources (HR) and Staff Development policies and procedures, including facility and department orientation and mandatory training and education.
Reviews and evaluates drug information to identify potential medication therapy problems and recommends appropriate solutions to problems to IDT.
Conduct comprehensive medication reviews for participants to achieve optimal participant care outcomes.
Assist with monitoring prescribing patterns across multiple sites to ensure pharmacy initiatives and processes are uniformly implemented with provide appropriate education when needed. Audit records to ensure processes are being followed and provide information to leadership as necessary.
Implement policies and standard operating procedures related to the utilization of medications with attention to quality, safety, and cost effectiveness.
Reviews current literature, identifies, develop and implementation of new pharmacy strategies and innovation pilot projects.
Serve as a clinical pharmacy resource for pharmacy technicians and other internal staffs.
Develop and implement patient centered, literacy level appropriate education for PACE participants
Provide in-service education to internal clinical staffs on medications.
Implement and maintain a standardized stock medication list and tracking system at each PACE site.
Performs other related duties as assigned by pharmacy director.
Education: Graduate of an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS in Pharmacy or PharmD required
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with a focus in ambulatory care or geriatrics preferred.
License/Registration: NY State Pharmacy license required.
Board Certification in Geriatric or Ambulatory Pharmacy preferred.
Experience: Minimal one year managed care pharmacy experience; one year ambulatory care pharmacy experience; one year long term care or consulting pharmacy experience
Specialized Skills and Competencies:
Demonstrates knowledge in the field of geriatric pharmacy practice
Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills.
Skilled in project management with ability to motivate others to see projects through to completion
Expert level proficiency with Microsoft Applications
Self-motivated, with demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Why Work With Us
For more than 95 years, CenterLight Health System has been caring for New Yorkers in need from all backgrounds and walks of life. As one of the oldest not-for-profit organizations in the country, our Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly is also the largest not-for-profit program of its kind in the nation.
Our care goes much further than simply addressing a patient's medical condition. We believe in using interdisciplinary teams who take a holistic approach and focus on meeting each individual's emotional, social, psychological and even spiritual needs.
With CenterLight facilities located throughout the New York area, our diverse workforce is deeply embedded in the communities where our patients live. Not only does our staff speak more than 75 languages and dialects, but they also understand and appreciate cultural nuances.
STAYING AHEAD OF THE CURVE
In addition to expertise in caring for those with medically complex conditions, our professionals continue raising the bar by introducing the latest innovative techniques and utilizing state-of-the-art equipment in our rehab centers, nursing homes and patients' homes.
For example, in our rehab c...enters, CenterLight was the first in the Greater New York area to introduce a virtual rehabilitation exercise game system.
Looking ahead, CenterLight remains in a strong position to stay ahead of the curve --continuing to introduce cutting-edge technology, utilizing high-tech equipment, strengthening and growing our strategic alliances and partnerships and hiring the best and brightest team members for our facilities and programs -- all in an effort to deliver top quality care to the many who count on us each and every day.
EXCEPTIONAL CARE REQUIRES EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE
CenterLight embraces the values of integrity, creativity, diversity and caring through everything that we do. We recognize that our biggest strength is our employees and are always looking for the best people to join us in our commitment to providing New Yorkers with high quality health care.
Join our team of talented, passionate professionals and make a difference in the lives of the New Yorkers we serve each day!
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