Ardon Integrated Specialty Service Pharmacist - Oncology Pharmacist, Bellingham, WA in Bellingham, Washington
As we continue to grow, we are seeking a Pharmacist to join our award-winning specialty pharmacy team. We are actively recruiting a motivated and service-oriented Specialty Pharmacist for an exciting new role supporting specialty pharmacy patients and medical providers within select hospital clinics in the Pacific Northwest. This role will center on providing services within a specific PeaceHealth out-patient medical clinic, located in Bellingham, WA. Through an integrative patient care model, this role will act as an in-clinic specialty pharmacy liaison who partners with other members of the clinic care team to coordinate assistance and provide support throughout each patient’s treatment journey. About Ardon Health At Ardon, we are passionate about our mission to inspire people and improve lives through the delivery of high-quality, compassionate healthcare services. Our innovative work environment in Portland, Oregon, centers around collaboration and energizes our employees as we care for patients. Our commitment to cultivating talent and fostering growth within our organization keeps Ardon ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. Recognized as a Top Workplace by the Oregonian in 2021 Our specialty pharmacy Our state-of-the-art specialty pharmacy provides medications that are often used to treat complex or rare conditions. We deliver services to enhance the patient experience within the comfort of their home. We remove barriers to care and provide patients with the education, clinical care and supportive services they need on their treatment journey. We work to build trusted relationships and to be a resource where patients can turn for help. What it’s like to work with our team Our progressive work environment embodies the notion that life is meant to be shared and lived well, through hard work, compassion, camaraderie, and community. Together, we e njoy team meals, celebrate events and company milestones. Employees enjoy relaxing in our lounge equipped with amenities that promote wellness and fun. We volunteer to support patient advocacy organizations within our community. Our employee-run DEI Group is passionate about diversity and inclusion. To learn more about our team and what we do watch our video at https://vimeo.com/320864889 . Join us! Do you want a dynamic career opportunity where you can make a difference? Explore the potential of your pharmacy skills in an elevated role. As an Integrated Specialty Service Pharmacist , you will be an integral part of a medical clinic care team providing services to support patients initiating and continuing treatment with a specialty medication. The Integrated Specialty Service Pharmacist will provide in-clinic services centered on expediting patient access to specialty medication treatments and ensuring safe and effective therapy. This role will participate in optimizing treatment initiation, delivering patient education and counselling, as well as supporting the identification, prevention, and resolution of medication-related problems. The Integrated Specialty Service Pharmacist will collaborate with other members of the medical clinic care team to ensure seamless delivery of patient care services. Job type: Full Time Benefits: Competitive pay Flexible PTO and paid company holidays Medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance 401K match Position responsibilities: Establishes relationship as a clinic resource with patients initiating and continuing treatment with a specialty medication. Evaluates specialty pharmacy treatment selections against clinical guidelines and appropriate evidence-based literature. Conducts a prospective review to ensure requirements are met for treatment initiation, coordinating follow-up as warranted. Performs drug-utilization-reviews and identifies treatment adjustment as necessary. Provides patient education and appropriate patient follow up per clinic protocol. Evaluates referrals for accuracy, completeness, and clinical appropriateness. Provides direction to Specialty Pharmacy Liaison Technicians to expedite medication access and ensure treatment affordability and adherence. Provides in-person medication counseling and administration training. Actively utilizes integrated and routine communication with all healthcare professionals with an emphasis placed on monitoring and documentation of specific medication therapy outcomes. Required skills/credentials: Active Washington Pharmacist license Our ideal candidate has: Strong clinical knowledge of disease state and medication management pertinent to specialty clinic practice. 1-3 years’ experience in complex clinical patient management preferred. One or more years related experience working in a specialty pharmacy preferred. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively collaborate in a team setting. Proficiency in standard workplace software and/or information management applications. Board certification in oncology. Ardon Health seeks to allow equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual identification or orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Offers of employment are conditional upon proof of COVID-19 vaccination.