Community Pharmacy, Other, Pharmacotherapy, Specialized Area: Medication Systems; Operations
Specialty Practice Areas:
Ambulatory Care, Cardiology, Hematology, HIV, Immunology, Neurology, Oncology, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacy Practice, Solid Organ Transplant, Transplant
SPECIALTY PHARMACY CLINICAL PHARMACIST - NEW ORLEANS
Ochsner Specialty Pharmacy is part of Ochsner Health System. We are the largest health system specialty pharmacy in our region. We work with providers, nurses and insurance companies to help patients get the medicines they need for difficult or ongoing (chronic) conditions. We offer personalized patient care management for a wide range of specialties including rheumatology, oncology, hepatitis C, and more. Ochsner Specialty Pharmacy has access to dispense most specialty drugs, provide counseling and ongoing monitored support, and overnight shipping to the patient. Our specialty pharmacy clinical team is dedicated to providing the continuum of patient care
WHAT YOU’LL DO
This job maintains and ensures complete and appropriate drug therapy in a multidisciplinary
pharmaceutical care environment. Assumes responsibility for the management of pharmacy services with the goal of ensuring the patient receives complete and appropriate drug therapy and improving patient outcomes. Provides drug information to patients and healthcare providers. Works to resolve prior authorizations and all insurance billing on behalf of the patient and provider. Oversees the Patient Advocate team. Performs drug utilization review and checks for appropriateness. Works with Specialty Fulfillment team to ensure complete and timely receipt of medications and compliance with drug therapy.
Drug utilization management
Personalized counseling on specialty medications
Coordinates patient care with providers, insurance companies, and the specialty team
Clinical interventions and adherence monitoring
Prior authorizations, appeals, and insurance resolution
Filling and dispensing as needed; Oversees the Patient Advocate team
Participates in special projects/ committees as needed
WHAT WE SEEK
• Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or PharmD from an accredited College of Pharmacy required • Licensed to practice pharmacy in the State of Louisiana • Completion of a Pharmacy Practice Residency or Fellowship preferred; Specialty Pharmacy experience preferred, but not required; Self-directed and motivated candidates with superior communication skills a plus.
Monday through Friday; Pharmacy hours are 7:00 am to 7:00 pm; 8 - hour shifts, Rotating schedule; Occasional Call required on Weekends and Holidays (May be taken remotely)
WHERE YOU’LL WORK
When Alton Ochsner and four colleagues opened New Orleans’ first multi-specialty group practice in 1942, they envisioned providing residents of the city with the highest quality medical care delivered with an unwavering attention to the needs of patients. That vision still resonates today.
Located near uptown New Orleans, Ochsner Medical Center is the original hospital and home to acute and sub-acute facilities; centers of excellence Ochsner Cancer Institute, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Center and Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute and many of academic programs. With over 500 beds, this site highly regarded by the community and offers the opportunity to learn and provide patient care at a Magnet facility all the while gaining exposure to complex medical cases. This campus is also one of six training sites in the world for robotic surgery and is nationally-renown for quality care.
WHAT WE OFFER
Ochsner offers a competitive salary and benefits package designed to accommodate the diverse needs of its employees.
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Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 29 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. Ne...ws & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 18,000 employees and over 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 600 clinical research studies.