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Legacy Community Health Services: Pharmacist-Medication Therapy Management (Part Time)

Legacy Community Health Services

This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted September 7, 2021.

Legacy Community Health is a premium, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive care to community members regardless of their ability to pay.

Our goal is to treat the entire patient while improving their overall wellness and quality of life, in addition to providing free pregnancy tests, HIV/AIDS screening.

At Legacy, we empower patients to lead better lives by promoting healthy behaviors and offering resources such as literacy classes, family planning services, and nutrition and weight management information.Our roots began in 1981 as the Montrose Clinic, with specialization in HIV education, testing, and treatment.

Since then, the agency has expanded to 10 clinics in Houston, one in Baytown, two in Beaumont, and one in Deer Park with extensive services that include: Adult primary care, HIV/AIDS care, pediatrics, OB/GYN and maternity, dental, vision and behavioral health.

We also service students within KIPP and YES Prep schools.

Legacy is committed to driving healthy change in our communities.Job DescriptionPharmacist will work primarily from home to fulfill the role as Medication Management Therapy (MTM) pharmacist for all population including the following responsibilities but not limited to: enrollment and reassessments of Specialty pharmacy patients, patient counseling, and drug utilization reviews to optimize therapy.Essential FunctionsProvides MTM service to Specialty pharmacy patientsPromotes and enrolls patients into Specialty Pharmacy programPerforms 6 month and annual reassessment for all patientsPerforms drug utilization reviews to prevent duplications, drug-drug interactions and to optimize therapyPerforms drug utilization reviews in Outcomes MTM for Medicare patients to ensure the patient has optimal medication therapy and to increase medication adherenceBridges gaps in care through patient outreach, medication profile reviews, recommendation of therapy changes, etc.Provides counseling and education to the patients as appropriate via telephone or telemedicineAssesses medication adherence during the process of medication counselingEnsures the appropriateness of all medication orders, new prescriptions or refills, in reference to the patient’s diagnosis, weight/body surface area, allergies, and drug interactions as evidenced by a review of the active medication profile, provider notes, and available pertinent laboratory informationPractices pharmacy in compliance with all governing regulatory authoritiesReviews patient profile to ensure appropriate drug selection and dosageDocuments adverse drug reactions and all relevant interactions with patient and healthcare providerPromotes the practice of evidence-based medicine by keeping abreast of new drugs, devices, and medical literatureProvides accurate, adequate drug information/education to patients, families, and providers on drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and storage of pharmaceuticalsDemonstrates the ability to set priorities, work independently and cooperatively with others within and outside the departmentDemonstrates competence related to financial reimbursement from available grants, prescription assistance programs and understands 340B requirements for eligible patients, replenishing inventory and special billing conditionsPresents information (verbal and/or written) in a clear and concise mannerDisplays friendliness, compassion, sensitivity, kindness and appropriate manners in interactions with patients, providers and other ancillary healthcare staffDisplays open-mindedness and objectivity in relations with patients, providers, and other ancillary healthcare staffPromotes a spirit of unity which enables the group to work together to achieve a common goalTakes initiative to perform job and/or assist co-workers, supporting the work of others in accomplishing the mission of Legacy Community HealthDisplays adaptability by adjusting to meet the needs of the patient and organizationParticipates in the training/education of employees, pharmacy students, and assorted healthcare professionals as documented on an attendance form or through evaluations completed by the participantIncorporates constructive feedback in a positive manner for improvement and necessary changes in, but not limited to, scheduling, procedures and assignmentsExhibits behaviors, which demonstrate competence, reliability, self-control, honesty, and appropriate overall appearance while rendering servicePerforms all other duties as assigned by appropriate managementChecks all means of communication including e-mail at least once per shiftKeeps immediate supervisor informed of issuesEducation & Training RequirementsGraduate of an accredited college/university of pharmacy (Pharm.D or B.S.

with equivalent experience)Current Texas Pharmacist licensure in good standing (or eligible)Certification in immunization delivery, smoking cessation, and naloxone (or eligible)Computer experience – Windows, Excel, and Accounting softwareMust maintain First Aid /CPRSpanish speaking preferredWork Experience Requirements2+ years of healthcare experience, requiredPleasant, professional, and articulate phone voice Ability to multi-task and handle many incoming calls or patients at once Efficient and accurate data-entry skillsDemonstrates strong computer skillsetsBenefits403b Retirement Plan

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