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Clinical Pharmacist Diabetes Care

Coastal Medical Providence, RI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Diabetes Care Clinical Pharmacist is part of Coastal's Population Health team and supports the team in managing a sub-population of patients with diabetes to optimize therapeutic regimens and provide individualized diabetes self-management support.

Coastal Medical is Rhode Island's largest physician owned and physician governed medical group, serving patients in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Coastal employs over 600 professionals in a variety of roles and functions including: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, lab technicians, phlebotomists, nurses, medical assistants, IT personnel and medical billers.

Essential Functions

  • Monitors patient diabetes management plan and collaborates with primary care physician to optimize diabetes therapeutic regimen under collaborative practice agreement
  • Utilizes new technology to assist with patient self-monitoring and care team remote glucose monitoring
  • Assesses the healthcare, educational, psychosocial needs of the patient/family/caregiver and connects with appropriate resources
  • Assists with care coordination for high risk patients as needed and in collaboration with medical social worker
  • Provides diabetes education services for individual and group education sessions, depending on level of patient need or urgency
  • Assists with care coordination needs for patients relating to diabetes care following transitions of care
  • Participates in interdisciplinary care conferences with primary care providers and/or other care management teams to develop individualized plan of care
  • Participates in ongoing program development and ensuring adherence to and promotion of ADA Standards of Medical Care for Diabetes
  • Provides medication therapy management services to patients telephonically or in person as needed
  • Develops professional working relationships with external health care providers and facilities
  • Promotes effective collaboration with other Care Management teams and other health care providers
  • Facilitates diabetes education session both during the day and in evenings
  • Precepts University of Rhode Island PharmD candidates and PGY-1 pharmacy residents
  • Complies with federal and local confidentiality laws, including HIPAA, ensuring patient privacy
  • Adheres to Coastal Medical guidelines and policies for protecting patients' demographic, clinical and financial information
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Current unrestricted pharmacist licensure in Rhode Island required
  • Graduate of an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy with a BS or PharmD degree required
  • Completion of PGY1 Pharmacy residency, post-graduate training or equivalent clinical experience preferred
    • Extensive clinical experience may be considered in lieu of formal training
  • Certification as Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator (CDOE)
    • Or achievement of CDE/CDOE required within 1 year of hire date

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Coastal Medical


Providence, RI