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Specialty Pharmacist - Dermatology

Company: Ascension (System Office)
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Ascension Rx is hiring a Specialty Pharmacist - Dermatology to join the team!

Would you like the opportunity to help build the patient-centered approach,

enhancing the patient's specialty medication experience?

Full-Time - M-F 8:00-5:00 - Ascension Medical Group Trinity Building

- Adult & Pediatric Dermatology

What You Will Do:

The embedded specialty pharmacist is responsible for providing specialty pharmacy care services for the clinic site(s). Serve as the subject matter expert in pharmacy discipline and function as a key member of the multidisciplinary care team to ensure all clinical, operational, and prescription throughput process needs are met. Assures the appropriate selection, dosing, administering, and dispensing of medication orders in specialized areas, such as hematology/oncology, cardiology, infectious disease, neurology, rheumatology, etc.


* Effectively integrate into clinic site setting and collaborate with physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers as a member of the multidisciplinary team
* Communicate with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate exemplary pharmacy care services to patients
* Demonstrate the value of our specialty pharmacy partnership to clinic sites/practices
* Complete patient education and comprehensive patient assessments, including medication history, laboratory values, past medical history, pertinent physical assessment, and patient interview
* Performs medication therapy and disease state management, which may include critically evaluating disease states and adjusting medication therapy to optimize patient medication regimens and improve clinical outcomes
* Create patient profiles and maintain consistent specialty pharmacy prescription throughput processes
* Ensure prescriptions flow through to Ascension Rx specialty pharmacy and are identified by pharmacy staff when appropriate
* Collaboratively address financial issues to ensure patient receipt of needed medications
* Effectively navigate patient prescriptions, including those that are either limited distribution drugs or out-of-network
* Collect and maintain accurate data for analysis and financial reporting
* Applies the principles of continuous quality improvement consistent with job expectations

What You Will Need:


* Required Credential(s):
* Pharmacist obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Licensure required relevant to state in which work is performed


* Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate of Pharmacy required.
* Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency is preferred
* Previous work experience with specialty pharmacy and or in an ambulatory clinic setting is preferred

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


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