Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

The Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO) located in Radnor, PA is a limited liability company that is owned by Main Line Health, Jefferson University and Hospitals, and Magee Rehab. DVACO’s purpose is to enhance the quality of health care and reduce the growth rate of health care costs by acting as a convener, accelerator, and provider of the foundation needed to assist its participating members to transition from fee for service model, a business model focused on volume to a model focused on population health. For further details visit DVACO.org

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist– Radnor, PA

Full-time

Reporting to the Chief Clinical Officer and working within a collaborative team environment, the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist leads development and implementation of a pharmacy program which will improve the quality and safety of patient care while reducing waste and cost. These pharmacy initiatives, applied across the ACO population of MSSP and commercial beneficiaries, will include treatment protocols, policies and procedures, and educational programs based upon medical and pharmacy literature review. The Specialist considers budget and costs, and identifies opportunities to promote more cost-effective pharmaceutical choices, reduce pharmacy costs, and meet budgeted goals. Candidate will utilize his or her expertise across multiple specialty areas to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to optimize medication regimens in order to achieve outcomes related to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of disease. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Guiding strategy for initiatives developed for DVACO
  • Developing targeted pharmacy education plans and initiatives
  • Serving as a resource to collaborate on health system member pharmacy initiatives (inpatient/outpatient)
  • Determining best practices and promote standardization of pharmacy related efforts across ACO.
  • Chair with the DVACO Pharmacy Committee
  • Developing with DVACO leadership the annual Pharmacy Strategy
  • Reviewing and reporting on monthly ACO pharmacy related Clinical and Financial targets and initiatives
  • Working with Pharmacy and administrative leaders of ACO member hospital systems to promote efficient pharmaceutical contracting

Candidate must have their Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) Degree, completion of a post-graduate residency or fellowship preferred, have a current Pennsylvania pharmacy license and be in good standing with the Pennsylvania Board of Pharmacy. Board Certification (i.e. BCPS, BCNSP, BCOP, BCCP, BCACP, etc) and/or specialty credentialing (i.e. CDE, CGP, CACP, etc) are preferred.

A minimum of 3 years of Pharmacy leadership experience is required. Must have experience in clinical and educational program development, budget development and financial goal achievement, financial and clinical reports, executive-level presentations, teaching, working in an administrative environment requiring multi-tasking with flexible management of meetings on-site and at member institutions, email and phone communications and project management. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written are strongly desired. Some travel between DVACO office and health system partner offices will be required.

Apply at www.mainlinehealth.org/careers, Job ID 41823 and send resume to BarrisonR@MLHS.org. Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing. We are an equal opportunity employer. No agency calls please.