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Summary:

In this role, you will work with consultants, member hospitals, Vizient regional offices and internal Vizient business units to optimize pharmacy consulting services between Vizient and the member(s) we serve.  You will generate new consulting offerings, develop relationships with hospital executives, administrators, clinicians, directors of pharmacy, key opinion leaders and internal Vizient business groups to synthesize and identify medication targets of opportunity to reduce costs and/or enhance pharmacy services revenues. This role will be a combination onsite and remote. Should be in the Philadelphia area.

Responsibilities:

  • Consult with pharmacists to develop and implement clinical pharmacy programs that will reduce costs while maintaining or improving quality of care to patients.
  • Analyze pharmaceutical purchases and conduct key prescriber interviews with the health care organizations clinical pharmacy team to validate and estimate identified opportunities for improved formulary management.
  • Maximize market share and product standardization, resulting in best pricing.
  • Engage in Therapeutic interchange programs, Automatic therapeutic substitutions and IV to oral streamlining opportunities.
  • Work with clinical leaders to discuss and facilitate changes in formulary management.
  • Maintain and support standardized documents, tools, and calculators to support consulting offerings.
  • Assist team in evaluating and positioning requests for new and significant formulary additions; develop draft protocols, clinical tools and order sets as identified.
  • Facilitate innovation in offerings through networking with key clinical pharmacy opinion leaders, novel information gathering and review of the literature.
  • Conduct practical assessments of pharmacy and medication management programs in member health systems, infusion centers, ambulatory surgery centers and associated provider offices and clinics.
  • Provide information and solutions utilizing evidenced based literature, regulatory standards, data analysis, and leading practices from other Vizient member health systems. 
  • Utilize industry leading practices, pharmaceutical care standards and benchmark comparisons to develop strategic operating plans that will position the pharmacy program for optimal value, efficiency, and service excellence.
  • Develop project work plans and provide hands on implementation support to achieve high priority objectives.
  • Meet or exceed contractual value targets for all assigned projects.
  • Achieve excellent member satisfaction scores at the completion of an engagement.
  • Create and deliver influential communications with clarity and confidence to health system senior executives.
  • Support Vizient consulting practice activities, including development, launch and implementation of new or improved services and products.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree preferred. JD strongly desired.
  • 7 or more years of relevant experience as related to pharmacy at an acute care hospital required.
  • Experience with 340B is preferred.
  • Ability to travel regularly and expeditiously throughout the year to meet clients’ needs and timetables.

Estimated Hiring Range:

$117,600.00 - $175,050.00

This position is also incentive eligible.

Vizient has a comprehensive benefits plan! Please view our benefits here:

http://www.vizientinc.com/about-us/careers

Equal Opportunity Employer:   Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender identity, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.

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Consulting Director (340B)
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