MTM Pharmacy Student Patient Engagement Coordinator

in Remote Location

MTM Pharmacy Student Patient Engagement Coordinator Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    7c9b848f-fdc7-4515-a322-5ca78582b182

  • Req #

    20085581

  • Job Location

    Remote Location

  • Job Category

    Pharmacy Operations

  • Job Type

    PRN/On Call

  • Schedule

    Part time

Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines.

The Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Pharmacy Student Patient Engagement Coordinator will assist MTM Pharmacists to support our mission of delivering safe, effective, and affordable medication therapy to our target population. The MTM Pharmacy Student Patient Engagement Coordinator assists pharmacists in providing outstanding patient care and customer service through targeted medication reviews, intervention follow-up, and scheduling medication reviews. In addition, they will perform technical and clerical duties which do not require the professional clinical judgment of the pharmacist.


Accountabilities:

Scheduling Activities

Contact patients to introduce and explain the benefits of the MTM program

Schedule appointments for the MTM Pharmacist(s) to complete Comprehensive Medication Reviews, Disease State Medication Reviews, or Targeted Interventions

Patient Care Activities

Deliver Targeted Interventions to assess appropriateness of medications, to optimize medication therapy and to improve clinical outcomes

Conduct patient-centered Adherence Monitoring MTM services to help patients identify barriers with adherence and develop solutions to overcome those barriers

Assist with managing medication costs through cost-effective interventions which may include, but are not limited to formulary and therapeutic interchanges, pill splitting opportunities, and assessing unnecessary and/or duplicate medication therapies

Receive and respond to incoming patient calls; take appropriate action based off protocols and use critical thinking skills to escalate calls to appropriate parties when needed

Accurately document all discussions with patients and schedule follow-up as needed

Accurately update patient demographic, allergy, and medication information in the MTM platform as necessary

Obtain correct/updated health care provider contact information

General

Provide exemplary internal and external customer service through prompt, professional, and polite communication

Perform auxiliary functions essential to the efficient operation of the department

Meet productivity and performance expectations set forth by manager


Qualifications:

Required

Active pharmacy intern or pharmacy technician license in the state of residence, where required

Extensive knowledge of medications and medical terminology, including: ability to use and pronounce common medical terms, pharmacy terms, and medication names correctly; knowledge of pharmaceutical therapeutic categories and indications

Ability to receive and critically evaluate information from both oral and written sources, including pharmaceutical references, formularies, disease state guidelines, and peer-reviewed publications

Understanding of the pharmacist’s clinical role in patient care

Ability to follow step-by-step instructions and enter data accurately into MTM database with close attention to detail

Ability to provide excellent customer service with a can-do attitude

Proven record of excellent attendance and punctuality

Proven ability to work independently in a collaborative environment

Preferred

Enrollment in Second or Third Year of Pharmacy School Curriculum

Outpatient pharmacy technician experience

Customer service experience

High School diploma, GED or equivalent, or equivalent work experience, preferred

Medical background or experience in a health care setting

Experience with MTM Platforms, electronic health records, and/or scheduling software

Fluent in Spanish (ability to write and speak at a healthcare competency level)

Skills Required to Perform Job:

Strong Telephonic Skills – Ability to speak clearly and communicate fluidly with senior citizens and health care professionals alike

Excellent Listening and Interpersonal Skills – Ability to convey warmth and empathy to others while patiently employing active listening techniques

Health care professional-level Communication Skills – Ability to articulate complex information, both verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

Professional Demeanor – Consistent demonstration of a professional attitude and behavior

Exceptional Interviewing Skills – Ability to probe and question patients to extract information to understand concerns and needs

Conflict Resolution Skills – Ability to defuse potential customer conflict and respond supportively to patients through use of appropriate tone, questioning, or counsel

Strong Work Values – Ability to comply with all company and departmental processes and procedures

Self-management Skills – Self-motivation, organization, and attention to detail

Knowledge of the Law – Understanding of basic compliance measures for the CMS programs, and ensure privacy and confidentiality as required by HIPAA, company and department guidelines

Computer/Technology Competency- Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, with strong data entry skills and ability to multitask using multiple databases/applications

Location:

Remote Telecommuter, United States


Availability:

Must provide a minimum of 10 hours of availability per work week during the hours of 8 AM to 7 PM CST Monday through Friday, and 9 AM to 5:00 PM CST on Saturdays

Two Saturdays per month (minimum 4-hour shift)

Consideration given to candidate’s pharmacy school schedule

The Colorado Department of Labor requires all employers to provide the following information for all positions that could be performed in the state of Colorado

Anticipated Pay: $15/HR

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Paid Time Off, Vacation, STD/LTD

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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