Giant Eagle Central Services Pharmacist in Freedom, Pennsylvania
Experience Required: 0 to 6 months
Experience Desired: None
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Certification or Licensing Required: Pharmacy; Immunization certification/license as required by state
Lifting Requirement: Up to 25 pounds
Travel Required: None
Age Requirement: At least 18 years of age
Maintain a neat and sterile work environment. Complete Data Verification (DV) and Product Verification (PV) of prescriptions, canisters, and manual fill products. Complete Drug Utilization Review (DUR), incoming/outgoing prescription transfers, and problem solve any orders/issues in Third Party (TP), Exception Queue, robot verification fails, unclear images, and orders stuck in problem status. Communicate with and counsel patient over the phone, through virtual sessions and/or in person when necessary.
Act as a team with healthcare professionals (i.e. physicians, nurses, third party payers, etc.) and our internal retail colleagues to optimize patient care by obtaining new prescription orders, refills, clarifications including progress notes, diagnosis codes, and clinical markers.
Assist the Team Leader with directing, educating, and executing Medication Therapy Management (MTM) for the company. Address adherence and omission gaps while reiterating the clinical significance of being compliant on medications. Schedule and perform follow-up adherence calls for continued patient compliance. Provide documentation, following company policy, for proof of professional due diligence, to ensure proper reimbursement, patient safety, and to provide a seamless management of patients amongst all team members.
Perform all duties and attend required training necessary for professional license, compliance with Company policy(s), and patient safety including but not limited to incident reporting, investigational follow-up, quality related event learning (QREL), Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) meetings, computer-based trainings (CBT), and immunization/cardiac pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) trainings. Follow all Company, state, and federal policies, laws, and regulations and procedures including HIPAA guidelines and the protection of personal health information (PHI).
Maintain production metrics, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and operational goals.
Assist, foster, and educate technicians in all aspects of their scope of work to provide an optimal team and patient experience, which includes proper delegation of work assignments, efficient work flow, use of supplies and equipment, and when necessary, action plans to improve outcomes.
Perform additional duties as required and assigned to meet all company goals.
Central Pharmacy Service Centers: Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with more than 410 stores throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana. The Giant Eagle Pharmacy meets a variety of customer needs, from filling prescriptions and administering flu shots to conducting free health screenings and providing patient education serving over 1.8 million patients and dispensing roughly 25 million prescriptions annually. In addition to the 200+ retail pharmacy locations, Giant Eagle Pharmacy also has a Central Fill Facility located in Freedom, PA. The Central Fill Facility is a closed-door pharmacy operation supporting the retail pharmacies
Giant Eagle, Inc. is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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