UCare

Clinical Pharmacist - Medication Reconciliation & Transitions of Care (Temp - 15 Month Assignment)

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Employer
UCare
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Aug 27, 2020
Closes
Sep 29, 2020
Ref
2070
Category
Healthcare
Employment Status
Full Time
Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs.

UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.

Rewards

Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.

At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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ABOUT UCARE

UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.

WORKING AT UCARE

Working at UCare is more than a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace for 11 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.

CLINICAL PHARMACIST - MEDICATION RECONCILIATION & TRANSITIONS OF CARE (TEMPORARY - 15 MONTH ASSIGNMENT)

Position Description

This position is responsible for supporting initiatives related to pharmacy clinical quality measures including Stars, HEDIS, population health, and other programs as necessary. Work directly with UCare's dually eligible special needs populations (MSHO and Connect + Medicare) to help improve transitions of care and promote safe and effective medication use. Major responsibilities include performance of medication reconciliation services to members who have recently discharged from the hospital. Collaborate with other UCare departments, pharmacists, providers, care coordinators, social workers, vendors, and other external parties to ensure patient needs are met.

• Complete telephonic or in-home medication reconciliation services to members who have recently transitioned from the hospital.

• Comprehensively review all medications. Identify, document, and facilitate resolution of any identified drug therapy problems (DTPs).

• Counsel patients about any medication changes and provide educational materials as needed.

• Conduct outreach for members not achieving clinical goals.

• Maintain required documentation for all care management, medication reconciliation, and comprehensive medication review activities.

• Collaborate with internal departments and external stakeholders for improvement in pharmacy-related quality initiatives.

• Provide oversight and mentor pharmacy students and/or pharmacy interns and guide them in completing assigned projects.

• Other projects and duties as assigned.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or PharmD required. Current and unrestricted Minnesota pharmacy licensure required.

Required Experience

Two years of clinical pharmacy practice experience or residency training. Experience providing clinical care or MTM services.

Preferred Experience

Residency training and pharmacy board certification in an applicable specialty (e.g., ambulatory care, pharmacotherapy, or geriatric). Bilingual proficiency.

THE UCARE DIFFERENCE

The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, helps you build on your strengths and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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