Clinical Specialty Pharmacist

Summa Health System in Akron, OH Onsite Clinical

Trellis Rx is a technology-enabled service provider that partners with health systems to fund, build, and operate world-class specialty pharmacies on their behalf, with their brand. Trellis enables health systems to deliver enhanced experiences and outcomes by helping them offer concierge level clinical and administrative support to patients throughout their course of therapy. We believe pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are critical additions to the care team and that an exceptional pharmacy team makes superior results possible.

Trellis is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Clinical Specialty Pharmacist who wants to elevate their practice by working in partnership with Summa Health System in Akron, OH.  The Clinical Specialty Pharmacist is responsible to ensure enrolled patients are successful treating their specialty condition. This means ensuring the patients’ lives are improved as measured by specific, objective metrics.

You would be responsible for:

  • Enrolling patients into the program, by assisting with recruitment to ensure the most possible benefits for the patients
  • Delivering “VIP level” service to each patient in every interaction, ensuring they perceive our customer site pharmacy as the pharmacy of choice and ultimately impacting their level of success in their therapy
  • Retaining patients throughout the life of their therapy to achieve the best possible clinical outcomes by supporting them at each step in their therapeutic journey
  • Working to prevent and or resolve drug-related issues, and providing drug information to patients and families, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals
  • Coordinating clinical projects, assisting with formulary decisions and, ensuring billing compliance and revenue capture and helping to lead other projects as needed
  • Serving as a resource and drug expert in specialty medications and increasing knowledge through research and writing activities 

Here’s what we’d like to offer to you:

  • A platform to practice at the top of your license, and build a practice that could become the destination of choice for the best pharmacists
  • The chance to work with a patient-centered, clinically oriented, collaborative team to deliver second to none specialty pharmacy patient care
  • An unmatched opportunity to grow – as a clinical pharmacist, or transition to managerial roles
  • Competitive compensation including an annual bonus
  • Generous benefits package including:
    • Health, Dental & Vision that are effective on day one of employment
    • 401K with company match
    • 12-week maternity leave with 100% of salary
    • 6-week parental leave with 100% of salary
    • Short & Long-Term Disability
    • Generous Paid Time Off plus holidays and bereavement leave
    • Life insurance
    • Pre-tax commuter benefits
    • Fitness Reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Employee Discounts (retail, hotels, food, restaurants, car rentals, and much more)

We are excited to speak with someone who has:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy, at a minimum. Advanced degree or Board Certification (e.g. PharmD, M.S., Board Certification in a sub specialty) preferred
  • Two to three years of related experience as an Ambulatory Clinical Specialist in a specialty disease setting (e.g., cardiology, oncology, infectious disease, rheumatology, etc.) and the ability to work across multiple specialties.
  • Experience in Endocrinology and/or Pulmonology highly preferred
  • The energy and willingness to be hands-on and do whatever is required to provide the best care to our patients
  • The ability to start from scratch, execute quickly and accurately without pre-defined processes and protocols, and an interest in defining such processes and protocols for the future
  • Strong people skills and the ability to work with teams across various clinics and health system partners
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels inside and outside the organization
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook Calendar 

And bonus points if you have a couple of these, too:

  • Proficiency in multiple EMR systems such as EPIC, Cerner or Meditech
  • Proficiency with dispensing systems such as QS1, RX30, Computer Rx etc. along with experience in pharmacy dispensing
  • PGY2 Residency in Specialty Pharmacy 
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