CVS Health

Dhs, VA, United States

Pharmacist Consultant - Long Term Care

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Job Description
Omnicare, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of CVS Health Corporation.
What We Do
Directly, and through our subsidiaries, Omnicare provides a broad array of pharmacy-related services to long term care facilities and to other customers in the healthcare environment. While senior care has long been an Omnicare specialty, we also serve other targeted populations.

Are you looking for a fast paced and dynamic environment? Do you have a passion for helping others?

As a Consultant Pharmacist, you have the exciting opportunity to collaborate with facility leaders and staff to coordinate pharmaceutical services within long term care facilities. You will have the opportunity to guide development and evaluation of pharmaceutical services procedures within the facility. You will assist the facility to identify, evaluate, and address/resolve pharmacy-related concerns and issues that affect resident care, medical care, quality of life, and/or regulatory compliance. This position will perform duties below by working in various long term care facilities.

You will:
Ensure facilities remain compliant with federal regulations
Perform clinical Medication Regimen Reviews (MRR), as required by regulation or contract for facility type, and provide written reports of these reviews to applicable facility staff preferably upon exit but within 3 business days after each months consulting has been completed;
Own issue resolution and communicate early warning signs of potential issues
Drive adoption of Omnicare programs and service offerings
Leverage existing customer relationships to promote and drive organic growth as well as new business
Participate in Executive Reviews and other customer meetings as required
Collaborate with Account Management, Sales, Operations and appropriate corporate functions to meet overall site goals and objectives
Spend an appropriate amount of time on each residents review as defined by their clinical needs;
Use OSC2OR software on-site to generate MRR, including therapeutic interchange and Omnicare clinical program-related, recommendations and documents responses to previous recommendations;
Utilize MDS 3.0 to identify specific residents needing targeted focus(es);
Complete the "Quality Improvement: Consultant Pharmacist Summary Report" for all applicable facilities, and transmit this after each months consulting has been completed;
Educate facility staff, including the Director of Nursing, Medical Director and Administrator when new programs are implemented and perform specific functions required of new programs conducted by Consultant Pharmacist;
- Keep abreast of standards of practice, clinical guidelines and regulatory updates relevant to our practice setting.

This is a full time position in the Northern Virginia area offering 40 hours/week. This role requires about 4-8 hours of drive-time per week visiting our sites in the area. This role requires this travel so applicants should be comfortable commuting/traveling daily.

Required Qualifications
Active pharmacist license in good standing in Virginia;
Immunizing pharmacist certification or willingness to become certified;

Preferred Qualifications
3 years experience in a clinical pharmacy practice
1 year of long term care pharmacy practice;
Geriatric residency or certification;
Active pharmacist license in good standing in neighboring jurisdictions (DC, MD, WV, TN)

B.S. in Pharmacy or PharmD degree from an accredited school of pharmacy

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.


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