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PGY2 Pharmacy Resident - Ambulatory Care

Job ID: 5708
Facility:
City: Greensboro

Date Posted: 2019-03-13 15:29:43 UTC
2018-10-29 06:09:11 UTC

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Job Description

JOB DETAILS:
Exempt: Yes | FTE: 1.0 (40 hours/week) | Schedule: Days/Evenings w/weekend rotation | On Call: NO

EDUCATION:
Required:
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a accredited school of pharmacy
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency accredited by ASHP

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
Required:
The resident is required to have or obtain a license topractice pharmacy in the state of North Carolina and Virginia within the first2 months of their training program.
The resident must present their original license/permit tothe Director of Pharmacy and verification will occur in accordance with thedepartment of pharmacy policy.
Valid Driver's License
CPR (BLS) - AHA Health Care Provider BLS (CPR)
JOB SUMMARY:
The Ambulatory Care PGY2 residency is designed to transitiona PGY1 residency graduate from a general practice that includes the ambulatoryenvironment to a specialized practice specific to the needs of ambulatorypatients. The PGY2 residency graduates exit with the ability to secure theagreements necessary for the establishment of a collaborative interdisciplinaryambulatory practice. They will have the capability to design and implement theservices made possible by these approvals or agreements and to take fullresponsibility for the ongoing management of and planning for those services,including the skill to assess their success via outcomes analyses. Thisresidency's graduates are empowered to treat and appropriately triage the mostcomplex chronic and acute illnesses presented by ambulatory patients, includingthose with multiple disease states and serious complications. This care isdelivered within the context of long-term health care partnership with thepatient that emphasizes health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention.

The Ambulatory Care PGY-2 resident would be responsible forassisting the THN Care Managers on pharmacy related issues in the high riskpatients involved in the THN network. Goal is to promote quality cost-effectiveoutcomes for THN patients. The Ambulatory Care PGY-2 resident will meet withpatients at their home, at the office, or other reasonable site. The AmbulatoryCare PGY-2 resident will provide medication reconciliation reviews on patientsreferred by THN Case Managers or THN providers, checking for discrepanciesbetween different available resources and communicate discrepancies found andresolutions with the THN provider. The Ambulatory Care PGY-2 resident willprovide guidance on medication assistance programs available to the THNpatients. The Ambulatory Care PGY-2 resident will also assist in educationprovided to patients, care coordinators, physicians and other healthcareproviders.

The Ambulatory Care PGY-2 resident will deliver excellent customerservice utilizing Relationship Based Care to advocate for safety, patientpreferences, and optimal communication through partnering withpatients/families and colleagues, including all internal and external customers.

MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES:
1. Clinical Responsibilities: 60 %
-Designs, recommend, monitors, and evaluate patient specificpharmacotherapeutic regimens.
-Participates in pharmacy activities in the care transitionprocess to assure safe, effective, appropriate, and economical use of medicationsto improve continuity of care and outcomes
-Participates pharmacy activities that support the ChronicCare initiatives and other future clinical initiatives
-Serves as a resource to network physicians and care managerson general drug information and Medicare pharmacy policy issues
-Assists with the THN Medication Assistance Program

2. Quality Management 15 %
-Participates in Quality Assurance and PerformanceImprovement activities
-Effectively applies the guidelines of the THN's performanceimprovement process
-Serves as a representative on applicable clinical committees

3. Education 10 %
-Provides education and training to staff on processes suchas Medication Reconciliation and disease state management
-Serves as a resource to network physicians and care managerson general drug information and Medicare pharmacy policy issues
-Presents a continuing education program in Pharmacy GraduateForum
-Leads the Ambulatory Care Case Discussion Course
-Presents a topic in the Ambulatory Care Case Discussion Course

4. Documentation 15 %
-Consistently documents all activities in the ElectronicMedical Record using the established format in a timely and accurate manner
-Promptly sends reports to physicians and other providers asper policy and as needed to relay pertinent finding.
-Maintains accurate accounting of work hours and miles drivento conduct THN business activities and submits in a timely manner.
-Actively participates in program improvement activities.

PATIENT POPULATION SERVED:
Neonate (< 1 month)
Pediatric (1 month to
Adolescent (13 years to
Adult (18 years to
Geriatric (66+ years)

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Occurs under one-third of the time:
• Exposure to bloodborne pathogens
• Hazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicals
• Fumes or airborne particles

iCARE - COMMITMENTS TO CARE:
Communication
I will create and engage in conversations of possibility.
I will be open to innovation and creativity.
I will listen to understand.
I will bring ideas for solutions and be open to alternativeideas.
I will be open to constructive feedback.
I will not engage or listen to negativity or gossip.
I will be positive when speaking about Cone Health, mydepartment, and my coworkers.
I will be approachable.
I will focus on behaviors, not the person, during conflict.

Accountability I will honor my word.
I will do what I say when I say I will.
I will "clean it up" when I can't keep my word.

I will honormy work agreement.
I will be "on the court" instead of "in the stands."
I will follow up in a timely manner on commitments andrequests.
I will apologize when someone experiences less than excellentservice.
I will take responsibility for my actions, decisions andperformance.
I will protect patient safety (best practices: ex - handhygiene).

Respect
I will assume the best of intentions and embrace differences.
I will collaborate and seek other people's input.
I will demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and respect with mytone of voice and body language.
I will speak positively about Cone Health - managing upcoworkers, physicians, departments, patients and visitors.
I will ask the person directly involved when I don't know.
I will include diverse skills, abilities, strengths, andbackgrounds to create better outcomes.
I will care for myself while also respecting others.

Empowerment
I will own it, solve it, and celebrate it!
I will offer solutions when problems are identified.
I will share my input for decisions by participating inforums such as shared governance, town halls, employee engagement survey, brownbag discussions, employee councils, staff meetings, or directly with mymanager.
I will take charge and do the right thing at the right time.
I will make decisions keeping a balance of service, quality,and cost in mind.
I will demonstrate Cone Health values.
I will seek opportunities to celebrate and have fun.
I will recognize good work.

I have seen and reviewed the job description in its completedform and understand that I will be required to perform all functions listed ifhired for this position. I recognize that, if hired, it is my responsibility tonotify my manager as soon as possible if I am unable to perform any of thefunctions of my position for any reason. This job description is not intendedto be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualificationsassociated with the job.

Exceptional People Providing Exceptional Care!

Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilitiesproviding patients access to the latest developments in medical care from theirfirst moments of life through later years. Our network offers the mostbreakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As ateaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in theindustry and continued growth from their first day on.

Extraordinary patient care is about being "high-touch" aswell as "high-tech". Community service and superior patient care are thecornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each andevery one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private,not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community!

Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you requireassistance with our online job submission process, please contact our TalentAcquisition team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation. Additionally,Cone Health invites interested deaf and hard of hearing applicants to use VideoRelay Service (VRS).
EXPERIENCE:
Required:
Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency approved byASHP

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Required:
Extensive knowledge of pharmacy and its relatedsubdisciplines (therapeutics, pharmacology, physical pharmacy), formularydevelopment, drug use review, quality assurance, legal, regulatory, andstandards of pharmacy practice-good written and verbal communication, theability to integrate healthcare team.
Experience in medication reconciliation process
Interdisciplinary department support for education andmonitoring patient drug therapy and education.
Knowledge on Medicare plans

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work andCorporate Compliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (ifapplicable to your job)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Medium Work
Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 ofthe time), and/or; 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of thetime),and/or; greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3or more of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects,including the human body.
Respirator Fit Testing

HEARING/VISION
Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in order to makejudgments regarding actions needed
Hear alarm bells, verbal conversations, telephone voices andnormal volume sounds
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judgedistances and spatial relationships)
Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
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