The Medication Therapy Pharmacist will support the staff in the ID clinic andas well as otherspecialty clinics at the CSC as needed. The pharmacist will provide an evaluation of prescribed medications, over the counter drugs, and herbal or nutritional products for patients to ensure safe, effective utilization that is tailored to specific medical conditions. Work directly with doctors, nurses and other health care professionals to avoid problems associated with drug therapy. Identify and resolve drug therapy problems and accept accountability to achieve established goals and therapy for patients brought into pharmaceutical care plans. Maintain appropriate documentation in the MTM computer program.
Provide Medication Therapy Management to patients.
Ensure all drugs are appropriately indicated, effective, safe and convenient for the patient.
Obtain histories and apply these along with other patient data in the pharmaceutical care evaluation.
Identify, resolve and prevent drug therapy problems.
Evaluate the signs and symptoms relative to disease processes and make recommendations and/or modifications of drug therapy utilizing the protocols developed and approved by the Fairview MTM program and Fairview system.
Evaluate the significance and clinical importance of adverse reactions and complications associated with drug therapy.
Ensure that the patient understands the specific goals of therapy and that the patient and providers are working to achieve these goals.
Evaluate and document patient outcomes at each encounter, as required by the MTM practice model.Practice Involvement:
Operate the MTM computer program to assure accurate patient documentation and appropriate billing information.
Maintain proficiency in the skills and theory of the practice of pharmacy by reviewing literature, and attending in-services, seminars and conferences.
Actively participate in department IMPACT planning and implementation of action plans.
Actively participate in MTM and clinical meetings
Provide an excellent pharmaceutical care experiential site for pharmacy students and residents by training, mentoring and motivating students and residents as assigned.
Maintain active preceptor status by MN Board of Pharmacy.
B.S. Degree in Pharmacy or PharmD from an accredited school of pharmacy
One year experience as a practicing pharmacist in a community setting
Current Minnesota pharmacy license. Certification in Pharmaceutical Care as approved by Fairview Pharmacy Services Management
Pharmaceutical care or Ambulatory care residency preferred
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.