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Senior Consultant - Pharmacy Management - Clinical Solutions at Guidehouse

Senior Consultant - Pharmacy Management - Clinical Solutions

Guidehouse Columbus, OH Full-Time

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit


We are seeking experienced clinical pharmacy professionals to support and enhance our Pharmacy Practice. We are looking for professionals with experience in the following: drug expense management, 340B optimization, pharmacy enterprise development, outpatient oncology infusion, PBM, specialty pharmacy and service line integration.

In this Consultant role, you will work extensively supporting clients, utilizing your clinical and operations expertise in Pharmacy, business process improvement skills, and client skills to achieve personal and professional success for our clients.

Specific Responsibilities:

+ Demonstrate understanding of end-to-end pharmacy business processes.

+ Involved in conceptualizing pharmacy related solution design, contributes to the structure for deliverable, supports the execution plan and contributes to multiple work streams to get results intended.

+ Demonstrate expertise in the utilization of pharmaceuticals for the treatment of patient healthcare problems.

+ Evaluate pharmaceutical distribution processes in the hospital, ambulatory and outpatient settings. Include review of pharmacy technology and automation.

+ Identify opportunities and implement strategies to improve formulary management, e.g., IV to PO conversion, development of drug guidelines and order sets, standardization.

+ Contributes to pharmacy value analysis teams, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee processes, and pharmacy/nursing liaison team.

+ Analyzes pharmaceutical contracts such as wholesaler distribution, indigent patient recovery, local drug contracts, technology and automation.

+ Analyzes work flow, staffing patterns, organizational design and impact of technology and automation to help develop and implement initiatives to increase efficiency of the pharmacy workforce.

+ Identify opportunities to improve pharmacy revenue cycle, e.g., pricing strategies, implementation of 340B pricing program, Medicaid carve-outs, and CDM review.

+ May work independently or part of a team in client facing situations and guide others in the design, development, and implementation of innovative pharmacy solutions, or design and implementation of improvements to existing processes in the pharmacy.

+ Work as a contributor with teams through the assessment, problem definition, solution development, issue and risk identification/mitigation, and work plan development to ensure quality results that exceed our client's expectations.

+ Contribute to value creation opportunities for a project and contribute to financial assessment to develop business case and validate alternatives in the pharmacy.

+ Ability to work collaboratively, in a team-oriented environment to deliver innovative solutions to our clients.


Required Qualifications:

+ Experienced Pharmacists with a minimum of 5 years of experience

+ Previous pharmacy management consulting experience with a leading firm is highly desired.

+ Analytics and value assessment experience for business case development and validation of alternative solutions related to the utilization of pharmaceuticals.

+ Ability to contribute to analyses of complex therapeutic/contracting issues, e.g. colony stimulating factor scenarios, calculates savings, and defends savings analysis to pharmacist peers and physicians.

+ Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate leadership, strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to perform analyses related to opportunities in the pharmacy using Microsoft Suite of tools with excellence

+ Candidates must be open to 70% travel nationally.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Knowledge of 340B clinical requirements and operations assessment and optimization principals and concepts related to the pharmacy.

+ Pharmacy Benefit and Medical Benefit Plan management

+ Management consulting experience with mid to large size firm

+ Masters degree in Business or Health in an accredited university

+ Current licensed Pharmacist is required, PharmD preferred

+ Pharmacy residency considered in lieu of years of experience

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

The salary range for this role is $80,000- $120,000, and may vary based on experience and location.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at
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Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

+ Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Basic Life & Supplemental Life

+ Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program


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