Associate Director Consultant Pharmacy Management

at Guidehouse in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus 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 prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 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, and service line integration. In this Consultant role, you will work extensively with leading clients, utilizing your deep clinical expertise in Pharmacy, business process improvement skills, and business development skills to achieve personal and professional success for our clients. Specific Responsibilities:

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

+ Conceptualizes pharmacy related solution design, provides structure for deliverable, builds SOW, execution plan and overseas or manages multiple work streams to get results intended.

+ Heavily contributes to proposal development and support of sales

+ 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.

+ Manage pharmacy value analysis teams, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee processes, and pharmacy/nursing laison team.

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

+ Analyze work flow, staffing patterns, organizational design and impact of technology and automation. 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.

+ Work independently 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 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.

+ Identify value creation opportunities for a project and manage 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.


+ Experienced Pharmacists with a minimum of 10 years of experience

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

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

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

+ Ability to independently perform 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.

+ Current licensed Pharmacist is required, PharmD preferred.

+ Candidates must be open to 75% travel nationally.

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.

+ This position is open to candidate virtually from EST, CST, PST time zones as well as AZ, UT.

+ Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

+ No sponsorship is available for this position.

+ Due to our contractual requirements and federal orders, including an Executive Order from the White House and an emergency regulation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the position for which you are applying requires that you provide proof of your vaccination status. If you are unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for medical reasons or because of a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption from the vaccination requirement which shall be reviewed after the submission of requested documentation. If an accommodation is granted, the conditions may include weekly testing and masking. All Guidehouse employees also agree to follow any additional health and safety mitigation policies that may be required in the workplace.


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 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. 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

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Job Posting: JC194098645

Posted On: Oct 06, 2021

Updated On: Nov 21, 2021