To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
As members of a High Reliability Organization (HRO), every employee should practice CHAMP behavior and strive to make patient safety a top priority. Under the direction of the Business Development Manager, the Specialist is responsible for planning and implementing strategies to maximize the access, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and safety of drug use, developing and ensuring compliance with formulary and drug use policies, achieving fiscal goals as established by the department business plan, providing guidance and support to staff, serving as liaison to clinical leadership/clinics regarding Specialty Pharmacy clinical capabilities and precepting pharmacy residents and students.
Graduate from an accredited College of Pharmacy with a B.S., M.S., or Pharm. D. degree. Completion of a residency in hospital pharmacy from a program accredited by the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists is highly desired but not required.
Minimum of three years of experience in a clinical practice setting with demonstrated skills in formulary/access evaluation, drug information, and project management. Experience in leading or participating in medical committees and application of quality improvement techniques is required.
Active Connecticut Pharmacist License
Experience in drug utilization/access review and data analysis (e.g. MS Excel, MS Access) is highly desirable. Excellent written and verbal presentation skills are required. Should be familiar with Change Acceleration Process (CAP) or similar process improvement/change management skills.