Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-Phoenix
    Requisition ID
    2019-23938
    Shift
    01 - Days
    Department
    RX Pharmacy Specialty
    Facility
    John C Lincoln Med Center
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    9109 N Central
    Work Hours
    Varied
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.


    2 years Community Pharmacy Required

    Qualifications

    Education
    Pharm.D. Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a minimum of Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Required

    Experience
    2 years Community Pharmacy Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Registered Pharmacist (RPh) Upon Hire Required
    Registered Pharmacist (RPh) Willing to obtain and maintain licensure in other states than Arizona Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    Develop relationships with key HonorHealth Network clinics to identify and meet customer need. Oversee the daily operations of the specialty pharmacy and maintain accountability for workflow management, clinical management of patients, continuous quality improvement, adherence to policies and procedures, compliance with internal and external regulatory and accrediting bodies, pharmacy sales, expense control and inventory management through accurate filling of prescriptions, and ensuring the highest level of customer service (including but not limited to patients, caregivers, and providers) and developing and protecting department assets.
    • Operations:
      Manages the daily operations of the specialty pharmacy
      Maintains accurate filling of prescriptions, and provide courteous and efficient service to patient, prescribers, and others involved in the patient’s care.
      Supervises and maintains compliance with standards set forth by the accrediting bodies.
      Reports errors immediately and adheres to HonorHealth policies and procedures relating to prescription incidents and continuous quality improvement
      Complies with all federal and state laws and regulations and HonorHealth policies governing all drugs and products;
      Maintains required records, documentation, and reports compliant with federal, state, and accrediting bodies
      Recommends and implements asset protection controls and procedures to identify and minimize profit loss
      Improves and maintains pharmacy department housekeeping, maintenance, and appearance for the safety, health, and well-being of customers and employees, and ensures adherence to applicable government regulations and laws
      Controls the pharmacy’s safe and "bank", including electronic register readings, cash withdrawals, cash accounts, daily cash reports, cash over and short records, and other reports related to cash management
      Assures proper operation and maintenance of specialty pharmacy department systems and equipment
      Assures proper administration and implementation of third party pharmacy systems and procedures to lessen payment rejections
      Resolves third party rejection problems promptly, and resubmits rejected claims for payment on a timely basis
      Manages and controls specialty pharmacy department inventory by adhering to HonorHealth drug purchase procedures, recommends and orders merchandise from proper internal and external sources
      Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Patient Experience
      Ensures specialty pharmacy department staff provide hospitable service and information; and are courteous, accountable, and efficient
      Responds to customer inquiries and complaints, maintains and improves overall image of specialty pharmacy department efficiently and timely
    • People and Performance Management
      Supervises specialty pharmacy department staff members to assure performance of required functions and adheres to HonorHealth policy and procedures. Confirms specialty pharmacy department employees are trained on all required functions regarding payer and pharmaceutical contractual requirements (adverse event reporting, data and inventory reporting, clinical management). Reaffirms with all specialty pharmacy department personnel, on a regular basis, their obligations regarding the dispensing of prescriptions only in good faith.
      Participates in network quality improvement initiatives
    • Training and Personal Development
      Audits own performance and recommends own objectives and standards of performance
      Maintains an awareness of developments in the pharmacy, health care, and management fields that relate to job responsibilities, and integrates them into own practices
    • Communication
      Maintains and develops good working relationships with physicians and other health professionals. Works collaboratively, along with the specialty pharmacy staff.
      Acts as a consultant to healthcare professionals and patients regarding utilization of pharmaceutical therapies
      Promptly respond to inquiries with evidence-based and cost-effective therapy recommendations
      Serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and meets requirements of the College(s) of Pharmacy. Actively participates in the education and training of new pharmacy employees and pharmacy interns.



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