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Pharmacy Transition Specialist - Outpatient Pharmacy

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Efland
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionBecome part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
Responsible for logistically organizing, collaborating, and/or delivering required discharge medications to patients and/or families or caregivers. The Specialist will ensure the successful hand-off to the appropriate medications to enable the improvement of the patient's health management and experience.The Specialist will interact primarily with physicians, pharmacists, other members of the patient care team, as well as work closely with members of the outpatient pharmacy team.Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of the Specialist include but are not limited to the following:

  • Interact with patients to obtain permission to fill discharge medications, ensure patients are eligible for services, have method of payment, and are properly educate
  • Deliver discharge medications to patient's bedside in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the procurement of all patient's information and prescriptions prior to discharge
  • Coordinate with clinical care team, case management, and other staff to ensure medications are delivered without delaying discharge
  • Understands nuances of pharmacy insurance claims, medications associated with different disease states, and pathways for patient or pharmacy assistance
  • Has basic understanding of a hospital health care systems and its component parts, including sites of care, delivery models, and the roles of various providers and health care professionals
    Other InformationOther information:
    Education Requirements:
    • Completion of a nine-month Pharmacy Technician Program (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).Licensure/Certification Requirements:
      • Registration with the NC Board of Pharmacy unless enrolled in a PharmD program. -CPhT from PTCB or ExCPT from NHA unless enrolled in a PharmD program.Professional Experience Requirements:
        • If completion of a Pharmacy Technician Program: No prior experience required.
        • If a High School diploma or GED: Two (2) years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
          Job DetailsLegal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
          Organization Unit: Pharmacy Decentral ServicesWork Type: Full Time
          Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: RotatingLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Durham , Pharmacy Transition Specialist - Outpatient Pharmacy, Healthcare , Efland, North Carolina

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