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Pharmacy Program Manager (Community Care) - Miami, Florida - Pharmacist

Company: Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center
Location: Miami
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Pharmacy Program Manager (Community Care) - Miami, Florida

VA Careers - Pharmacy:

The Community Care Program Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating comprehensive pharmaceutical care activities within the Community Care program to aid in achieving the goals set by such programs as Mission Act.

  • Identifies and justifies needed resources to meet the ongoing demands of the Community Care Program.
  • Pharmacy champion and leader for all Community Care standards. Performs duties and leads efforts on the creation, development, and implementation of new policies, procedures, guidelines, and algorithms for Community Care pharmacy service and other areas of outpatient pharmacy practice as assigned.
  • Ensure the section is compliant with all guidance provided nationally from PBM and VHA related to Mission Act and Community Care.
  • Considers total patient therapy and provides accurate, appropriate, and timely responses to situations that arise requiring clinical and current standards of pharmacy practice. Clinical services shall include but not be limited to communication with a specialized clinical area as assigned, recommendations of alternative therapy, pharmacokinetics consultations,
    adverse drug reaction reporting, and documented drug information/interaction reports.
  • Identifies and contributes to the development of Community Care areas or to the enhancement of existing services and ensures timely completion of assigned administrative projects and reports.
  • Manages assigned drug distribution-associated recordkeeping, e.g., prescriptions, faxes, Community Care documents, competency assessments, AMIS/cost distribution reports, quality assurance data, Vista reports, controlled substances reports, and investigational data. Meets all deadline requirements connected with these reports and records.
  • Works with Pharmacy leadership to promote optimal patient care within budget appropriation. Ensures patient prescriptions conform to National/VISN/Facility VA formulary or are documented appropriately for approval, per clinical and administrative standards.
  • Assures that accreditation standards such as JCAHO recommendations are followed.
  • Participates in pharmacy's Performance Improvement Program
  • When required, participates in the facility's Peer Review Program
  • Reviews and evaluates Community Care prescription requests for eligibility, appropriateness, and compliance with established criteria, where applicable.
  • Inputs, accepts, verifies, processes prescription orders. Reviews patient medication regimens for clinical effectiveness, drug selection, dosing, contraindications, side effects, potential drug interactions, and therapeutic outcomes as required. Communicates findings with prescribers and provides appropriate alternatives to current treatment plans as needed.
  • Assists in the development, implementation and/or maintenance of plans to promote therapeutic appropriateness and safety.
  • Works to achieve positive patient-centric outcomes through direct and indirect interactions with patients, providers, and interdisciplinary teams in assigned area(s).
  • Provides medication counseling to Veteran patients and caregivers.
  • Monitors and reports drug errors, adverse drug reactions, allergies, and patient compliance issues. Promotes compliance and documents findings per facility procedures.
  • Provides follow-up patient care regarding initiated communications concerning non-formulary/prior authorization medications, clarifications, or medication change requests.

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Keywords: Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center, Miami , Pharmacy Program Manager (Community Care) - Miami, Florida - Pharmacist, Executive , Miami, Florida

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