Clinical Pharmacist
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May 15

Clinical Pharmacist

Brandman Centers for Senior Care (BCSC) $60.00 - $65.00
Part Time
8:30am - 5:00pm
Reseda, CA / West Los Angeles, CA

We value our employees! We offer long term employment opportunities with job stability, including supporting and encouraging career growth advancement. We offer Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Paid Time Off, 9 Paid Holidays, 403(b) with Matching Retirement Plan, Life insurance (paid by the company) and a team spirit workplace culture!

Candidates should be aware that Los Angeles Jewish Health (LAJH) currently maintains a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated. New LAJH employees should be fully vaccinated (i.e., two weeks after last dose) by their start date. LAJH is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

As the Clinical Pharmacist, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.

Job Functions

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.

Administrative Functions

  • Understands the External Pharmacy Review requirements as stated in the Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Plan.
  • Reviews BCSC participants’ drug regimen/profiles as needed
  • Works with BCSC Medical Director to identify the most effective review processes, findings documentation, and prescriber education.
  • Reports findings to the Quality Assessment and Performance (QAPI) Committee quarterly.
  • Analyzes chart review findings to identify opportunities for physician education and outreach.
  • Analyzes chart review findings to ensure appropriate medication management and utilization of medications.
  • Applies chart review findings to clinical outcome focused projects.
  • Works with BCSC’s contracted Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) firm to ensure efficient and accurate administration of the pharmacy benefit.
  • Works with BCSC’s contracted pharmacy to assist with accurate PDE (prescription data event) reporting to CMS to meet all Medicare Part D requirements as needed.
  • Identifies cost effective pricing for ingredient cost (brand & generic).Comprehensive utilization data from the PBM into our data warehouse.
  • Reviews comprehensive utilization data from the PBM Management of our pharmacy network.
  • Provides accurate and timely enrollment and disenrollment data to the pharmacy, contracted facilities, and staff. .
  • Interfaces with contracted pharmacy on medication management issues.
  • Ensures appropriate in-service for proper dispensing, storing and administering of participant medications.
  • Reviews storage and system requirements and protocols for clinic and emergency medication supplies at least semi-annually or as needed.
  • Provides oversight of refill process.
  • Creates process efficiencies in clinical workflow around medication administration and processing.
  • In coordination with the Health Plan Specialist, completes semi-annual and quarterly Medicare Part D reports as needed .
  • Writes applicable policies and procedures as needed.
  • Prepares for and attends BCSC Clinic staff meetings..
  • Assists with drug usage guideline decisions at medical staff meetings by preparing and presenting utilization trends.
  • Understands and optimizes BCSC policies and procedures that involve medications and biologics.
  • Works with the Quality Assurance Coordinator to complete regulatory reports and filings as needed.
  • Researches and responds to drug information inquiries from participants, families, and medical and administrative staff.
  • Attends all committees as assigned.
  • Lead P&T meetings quarterly.
  • Complete an audit of Controlled House Stock Medication counts monthly.
  • Completes home visits as needed for medication reconciliation and participant education.

Education and Experience

  • Degree and Diplomas: Must possess a PharmD.
  • Certificates, Licenses: Current California registered pharmacist license required. TB screening and successful completion of a health examination by a health care provider is required for employment. Must have a valid California driver’s license.
  • Experience: 2 – 3 years working in managed care clinical pharmacy setting, clinic operations, or completion of pharmacy practice residency. At least 1-year experience working with the frail or elderly population(s).
  • Skills/Aptitudes: Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, required. Computer literacy, especially with Microsoft Office products, is required. Accuracy, attention to detail, and consistent follow through are required. Willingness to work within the framework of a multidisciplinary team in the BCSC model of care. Sensitivity to the health beliefs and needs of a multi-ethnic aged population. Analytical skills preferred.


Clinical Pharmacist

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Highest level of education completed.