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Clinical Pharmacist

Company: Ampcus Incorporated
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Clinical Pharmacist

This position serves as internal and outward-facing, dedicated clinical resource responsible for quality measures supporting the pharmacy department in identifying Star/HEDIS measure needs and expectations, and developing and managing initiatives to achieve 5 stars. The position has oversight responsibilities driven by metrics to manage vendors, retail pharmacy , prime, Magellan and health systems to deliver outcomes as outlined in different programs as well as reporting to internal stake holders
Major Responsibilities (4 to 8 in total)

The information above is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by each incumbent assigned to this position. This job description is not designed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of each incumbent.

  • Clinical pharmacist will be responsible for managing outreach efforts and pull-through for Star/HEDIS clinical programs. Coordinate between the pharmacy department, health systems, and Magellan. Clinical pharmacist will be responsible for driving results to obtain 5-Stars for Medicare Part D Star clinical programs including Adherence (DM, RAS, Statins), SUPD, and CMRs for MTM.
  • Oversee the daily clinical activities related to Star/HEDIS measure goals for various health systems. Ensure clinical goals and objectives are met.
  • Identify problems related to Star/HEDIS measures that require a clinical solution, implement and monitor clinical pharmacy solutions in support of Horizon's Star/HEDIS goals to save money and improve care. Major responsibility is to serve as clinical liaison between Horizon pharmacy department and health systems, assisting with managing overall relationship and driving adoption of recommended clinical solutions.
  • Develop, review and monitor clinical programs, therapeutic initiatives, pathways of care and other drug use policies and practices in support of Star/HEDIS initiatives. Works closely with the pharmacy department managers, vendors, and health systems to ensure execution of programs.
  • Maintain continuity among health systems by communicating and documenting program design and execution in accordance with pharmacy department expectations. Track, analyze and report on patient interventions, interactions and findings of disease management activities..
  • With support of the Horizon data team, develop and track the appropriate metrics to monitor the quality, care, and cost impact of the Star/HEDIS program and monitor overall healthcare trends within the Medicare populations.
  • Conduct member, provider, and pharmacy outreach/interventions and Comprehensive Medication Reviews as needed to achieve Stars goals.
  • The position requires communication across all departments; an understanding of the strategic impact of the programs; and extensive knowledge of how the Star/HEDIS programs integrate with other clinical initiatives.
  • Understand the financial impact of all clinical recommendations: Programs must address the impact on customers, operations, program integrity, pricing, quality and satisfaction

    BA/BS in Pharmacy or PharmD
    Field(s) of study: Pharmacy

    Experience: 2-5years


    • Health plan or Medicare clinical customer service or Retail management position .
    • Project management experience and knowledge of health plans or Medicare industry.
    • CMS Star/HEDIS measure quality improvement metrics.

      Industry: Healthcare; preferably with retail or health insurance provider.

      Additional licensing, certifications, registrations: A current Pharmacist license in the state of New Jersey


      • CMS Star/HEDIS measures.

        Skills and Abilities:

        • Able to receive assignments in the form of high level objectives and independently establish detailed goals to meet objectives.
        • Strong interpersonal skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
        • Ability to function independently and as a team member.
        • Good organization and time management, with the ability to manage multiple tasks.
        • Proven ability to plan, organize, schedule, direct, control and monitor project activities.
        • Able to perform basic financial analysis.
        • Ability to interact at a high level with external contacts. Develop reporting and tracking documents with visuals

          Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, access, excel, project management, power point

          For more information please contact Priya Jagtap at (703) 574-1407 or

          Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing - and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado, - Massachusetts, Tennessee, North Carolina, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. -

          Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them. - - So at iTech Solutions, - our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience. - We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects. - -

          Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. -Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.

Keywords: Ampcus Incorporated, Newark , Clinical Pharmacist, Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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