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Manager Clinical Pharmacist





Deerfield, Illinois, United States

Job Summary:

Manager, Clinical Consumer Products (Pharmacist) or Manager, Consumer Products Clinical Pharmacist
Evaluates and provides evidence-based recommendations for consumer facing health products including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, herbals, devices, tests and innovative technologies. Reviews a consumer facing health content for clinical appropriateness and alignment to company standards. Collaborates cross-functionally with Walgreens business partners and external partners on the development of new consumer facing health initiatives and education

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with other members of the Clinical Office and Business Units to create, test, and scale enterprise- wide population health solutions to differentiate the consumer/patient experience. These programs will also response to needs of various healthcare organizations, such as healthcare providers, payors, employers, and governmental healthcare organizations.
  • Develops clinical programs and solutions that leverage Walgreens capabilities to impact the Triple Aim and offer value to Walgreens customers while enhancing corporate profitability
  • Functions as a subject matter on selected clinical conditions (i.e., diabetes, cardiovascular disease, etc.)
  • Works closely with the relevant Product Management team members to ensure that all clinical programs support the company’s Product Management strategy
  • Proactively establishes and maintains a broad-based understanding of the healthcare industry and uses such information to enhance the development of population health services within the company
  • Collaborates with other internal Walgreen’s departments to ensure efficient and effective service introductions into client facilities including: legal compliance fulfillment, contract compliance, care plans, outcome reporting, and alignment with the Company’s long-term Pharmacy, Health, and Wellnessstrategy.
  • Maintain relationships with internal stakeholders including the Business Units and Product Management - ensuring that new and existing clinical program care programs are integrated with other initiatives and updated as needed. Collaborates with WAG sales activities to optimize various opportunities.
  • Collaborates with WAG Sales activities to optimize various opportunities.

Basic Qualifications
  • BS in Pharmacy OR PharmD and licensure as a Pharmacist (RPh) as granted by the appropriate state licensing agency plus at least 5 years of experience designing and implementing population based healthcare solutions OR an MD degree plus at least 5 years of experience designing and implementing population basedhealthcare solutions.
  • Experience developing, testing, and implementing one or more healthcare programs for a chronic clinical condition that has impacted large populations
  • Experience using pharmacy assets (Retail, Specialty, and Central Pharmacy) and resources to deliver key components of clinical/population-based programs
  • Experience conducting clinical literature searches, benchmarking clinical programs created by other organizations, and/or reviewing outcomes studies.
  • Experience creating and presenting proposals, project plans, etc. to various audience levels within an organization.
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
  • Knowledge of healthcare industry issues and trends.
  • Experience accomplishing goals with limited supervision, depending on oneself to complete objectives and determining when escalation of issues is necessary.
  • Experience analyzing and reporting data in order to identify opportunities, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of programs and increase value to stakeholders.
  • At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace.
  • At least 2 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or crossfunctional team leadership.
  • Willing to travel up to/at least 20% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Completion of a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency or Board Certification (e.g. BCPS, BCAP) strongly preferred
  • At least 3 years of clinical practice experience in community pharmacy strongly preferred..)
  • Experience developing and implementing healthcare (pharmacy and/or other health & wellness services) service delivery models for customers in more than one distribution channel