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Sanford Health Ambulatory Pharmacist - Endocrinology/Diabetes in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Ambulatory Pharmacist | Endocrinology/Diabetes | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Department : Pharmacy Med Ctr Admin

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Possesses the knowledge and ability to dispense prescription drugs to patients. Helps patients understand doctor's instructions and monitors patients' health and progress. Manages daily prescriptions. Advises doctors on the selection, dosages, interactions and side effects of medication. Provides information about drug side effects and interactions among different drugs. Dispenses drugs and makes sure people are taking the right medications. Monitors the health and progress of patients in response to drug therapy. Reviews drug utilization and answers questions about prescription drugs. Provides information and makes recommendations about drugs. Takes inventory and handles other basic pharmacy events, such as answering incoming physician calls and logging data.


Demonstrates experience with compounding, dispensing, and labeling of drugs. Follows pharmaceutical guidelines, regulations and standards; adheres to safety procedures. Participates in basic prescription-verification practices. Collaborates with other health care professionals to identify therapeutic treatments and advises providers on safe and effective use of drugs for clinical/therapeutic procedures, including benefits and side effects of alternative treatments. Communicates with patients and providers about therapeutic responses, side effects and associated time frames to optimize drug therapy and improve therapeutic outcomes. Identifies medicinal side effects, drug-drug interactions and food-drug interactions. Follows organizational guidelines and procedures by participating in the collection, processing, documentation, and reporting of adverse events.


This individual will be primarily responsible for facilitating prescription release through multistep order transmittal workflows. These duties will include direct contact with prescribers, patients, 3rd party payors, and outside pharmacies to grow diabetes medication services at Sanford. The successful candidate will also work directly with clinic staff and prescriber teams through live meetings and other written / verbal communication to provide and receive ongoing feedback related to MSOT workflow, growth of prescription capture, and benefits investigation / prior authorization. The individual in this position will also be involved with basic day-to-day therapy management workflow, including appropriate documentation in the electronic medical record (EMR). This pharmacist will also work closely with IT to facilitate changes to the workflow and applicable medications, including the submission of service tickets. Collaboration with enterprise formulary committee and leaders will be important to evaluate and respond to data that is generated, establishing goals and future direction for growth of retail pharmacy dispensing for endocrinology and diabetes medications.


License must be in good standing by the State Board of Pharmacy in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position. In a retail/community pharmacy setting: Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy. Must have a thorough knowledge of drugs and their actions; knowledge of state and local regulations.In a medical center or institutional setting: Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy. Must have a thorough knowledge of drugs and their actions; knowledge of state and local regulations. Hospital experience or residency preferred.

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City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req34553