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Specialty Pharmacy Consultant (Program’s Pharmacist)

Highmark Inc.

  • Company Highmark
  • Home, PA
  • Pharmacy
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Highmark Inc.

Job Description : 


This role requires the incumbent to balance clinical and business acumen developing world class programs and related timelines. Will work in a team oriented environment as a valued contributor supporting specialty pharmacy program offerings with both clinical and non-clinical focus.  The incumbent may support the programs across all phases of program cycle management including but not limited to ideation, consultation, implementation, performance analysis, and continuous improvement.  Will support strategic initiatives and provide updates to leadership.  


  • Act as the subject matter expert (SME) regarding programs and related workflows.  Work effectively within the matrix environment to assemble and facilitate project and ad hoc teams to reach determined objectives. Manage assigned process, people, and technology against operational metrics and other key indicators.
  • Act as change agent  securing alignment of partners with the overall Specialty Pharmacy strategy and business goals to meet or exceed assigned program deliverables while ensuring effectiveness, efficiency, and maintaining integrity.  
  • Monitors, evaluates and presents pharmacy data related to programs and makes recommendations for data analysis and reporting to monitor effectiveness and value of programs.
  • Assess existing Specialty Pharmacy programs for improvement opportunities and provide new program design ideas.  Collaborate across the organization to groom opportunities and progress through appropriate channels when next steps are appropriate.
  • Provide input to presentations and training materials to properly reflect programs and related timelines.  Present key findings and recommendations and act as a pharmacy expert/adviser for the programs.  Develop and maintain relationships with internal Highmark staff and external partners for promotion of Specialty Pharmacy programs and strategy.
  • Work collaboratively with Pharmacy Sales, Pharmacy Operations, and other relevant teams regarding program build translation into market demand and operational impacts of partnerships.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.



  • 3 years in Health Care Industry
  • 1 year of Program Leadership or Project Management


  • None


  • Project Management
  • Consulting
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Presentation Creation and Delivery
  • Communication Skills
  • Analytical Skills



  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy


  • MBA or Master's Degree in Information Science, Data Analytics or similar area of study



  • None


  • Registered Pharmacist
  • Board Certification in Specialty Pharmacy (CSP)
  • Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS)
  • PMP Certification

Language (Other than English):


Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%


Position Type

Office- or Remote-based

Teaches / trains others


Travel from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required


Lifting: up to 10 pounds


Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds


Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations.  The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets.

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