HARTZ Search invites you to explore an exciting opportunity with our client, Essentia Health for a Senior Manager, Specialty Pharmacy Services. HARTZ Search has been retained to conduct a national search for the new leader of Specialty Pharmacy Services for Essentia Health located in the Twin Ports – Duluth, MN – Superior, WI metropolitan area. The Senior Manager of Specialty Pharmacy is responsible for the operations, clinical practice, and ongoing development of specialty pharmacy services within an integrated health system. The new leader will need to partner with various stakeholders to develop and execute programs, processes, and business strategies to meet service expectations, future growth, and expansion while ensuring the delivery of value-based care. The ideal leader will be a recognized, collaborative pharmacy leader, that provides strong, visible, values-driven leadership and advocacy in a highly matrixed environment.
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,000 employees, including more than 2,100 physicians and advanced practitioners. Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Joy, Justice, Stewardship, and Teamwork. The organization lives out its mission by having a patient-centered focus at 14 hospitals, 71 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services, and one research institute.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
Position reports to Senior Director, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy
Oversight of 20 Team Members and $100M+ gross revenue
Position will office from shared service building in Superior
Education Required: Doctorate degree in Pharmacy from a college of pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education. Master's in Business Administration, Master's in Healthcare Administration, or similar degree preferred.
Experience Required: Minimum of five years (or three years if completion of accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency) of pharmacy experience with demonstrated successful leadership experience.
Licensure/ Certification Requirements: WI licensure is required upon hire and licensure must be obtained in MN and MI within 120 days of start. Must meet State Board of Pharmacy requirements to be a pharmacist-in-charge/Managing Pharmacist.
Provides leadership support and oversight of the specialty pharmacy team including those onsite at the licensed pharmacy and those working within clinic departments across the health system footprint.
Oversight of routine operations of Specialty Pharmacy including but not limited to: medication fulfillment, prior authorization, patient assistance, care coordination, and clinical pharmacist practice.
Develop, implement, and communicate key metrics and improvement activities to monitor the performance of operational and clinical services.
Serves as a professional and clinical resource in specialty medication use across the enterprise and between service lines, programs, and clinical areas.
Ensure contractual obligations are met and support external relationships.
Maintains responsibility for budget and financial targets, in collaboration with other stakeholders.
Ensure compliance with quality, legal, regulatory, business, and accreditation standards as well as the highest level clinical practice.
LOCATION - TWIN PORTS (DULUTH, MN/ SUPERIOR, WI):
The Duluth MN-WI Metropolitan Area, commonly called the Twin Ports, is a small metropolitan area centered around the cities of Duluth, Minnesota, and Superior, Wisconsin. The Twin Ports are located at the western part of Lake Superior (the westernmost part of North America's Great Lakes) and together are considered one of the larger cargo ports in the United States. The Twin Ports are close to many natural attractions such as the North Shore, the Apostle Islands, and the Superior National Forest. The Twin Ports has a thriving culture with the Minnesota Ballet, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, and the Duluth Playhouse. In Duluth, you can enjoy Canal Park with exceptional boutiques, and restaurants and enjoy the Lakewalk. In Superior, you will not want to miss Big Manitou Falls the highest in Wisconsin, and the annual Dragon Boat Festival. Whether it’s on the WI or MN side, you will have plenty to do, great schools, and an affordable cost of living.
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