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Clinical Pharmacist (Product)

Arine

Arine

Product
San Francisco, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Based in San Francisco, Arine is a rapidly growing healthcare technology and clinical services company with a mission to ensure individuals receive the safest and most effective treatments for their unique and evolving healthcare needs.

Frequently, medications cause more harm than good. Incorrect drugs and doses costs the US healthcare system over $528 billion in waste, avoidable harm, and hospitalizations each year. Arine is redefining what excellent healthcare looks like by solving these issues through our software platform (SaaS). We combine cutting edge data science, machine learning, AI, and deep clinical expertise to introduce a patient-centric view to medication management, and develop and deliver personalized care plans on a massive scale for patients and their care teams.

Arine is committed to improving the lives and health of complex patients that have an outsized impact on healthcare costs and have traditionally been difficult to identify and address. These patients face numerous challenges including complicated prescribing issues across multiple medications and providers, medication challenges with many chronic diseases, and patient issues with access to care. Backed by leading healthcare investors and collaborating with top healthcare organizations and providers, we deliver recommendations and facilitate clinical interventions that lead to significant, measurable health improvements for patients and cost savings for customers.

Why is Arine a Great Place to Work?:

Market Opportunity - Arine is backed by leading healthcare investors and was founded to tackle one of the largest healthcare problems today. Non-optimized medications therapies which cost the US 275,000 lives and $528 billion annually.

Dramatic Growth - Arine is managing more than 18 million lives across prominent health plans after only 4 years in the market.

Outstanding Team and Culture - Our shared mission unites and motivates us to do our best work. We have a relentless passion and commitment to the innovation required to be the market leader in medication intelligence.

Making a Proven Difference in Healthcare - We are saving patient lives, and enabling individuals to experience improved health outcomes, including significant reductions in hospitalizations and cost of care.

The Role:

We are looking for a Clinical Pharmacist to join a strong team of clinicians, data scientists, and engineers to help develop and maintain Arine’s software platform and to help optimize patient outcomes for our clients. As Clinical Pharmacist, you will be a part of building a product that helps clinicians provide expert level medication therapy consultation to patients and their providers. You will collaborate closely with the clinical care, engineering, product, and leadership teams to improve Arine’s software platform, and will be expected to supervise and maintain the clinical quality of our product content, as well as assist in clinical product development. You will serve as a liaison for patients and outside providers on product enhancements as the platform expert, and have a direct impact on patient care through the delivery of our core enterprise by keeping continually abreast of new developments in the fast-moving drug field while being aware of emerging patterns, treatment guidelines, and best practices. All team members promote a cooperative working relationship with clients and other team members by communicating effectively, being respectful, and accepting feedback professionally. Additionally, all members act to meet patient needs and learn new skills to achieve quality customer service and patient care.

The Clinical Pharmacist receives assignments and functions under the supervision of the VP of Clinical Product to carry out and supervise direct patient care responsibilities and product development.

What You’ll be Doing:

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

The role encompasses all of Arine's Clinical Product team activities. Job duties also include review and evaluation of clinical guidelines, writing effective and compelling recommendations to different stakeholders, performing quality assurance on all customer deliverables, providing clinical expertise during implementation, training, and product development.

You will be asked to:

  • Respond to questions from providers, internal and external users, client success, and leadership as the platform subject matter expert
  • Triage bugs for urgency and priority
  • Improve clinical algorithms, protocols, and guidelines and ensure formulary alliance when applicable
  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral formats to help interpret clinical issues to multiple stakeholders including but not limited to engineering, product, clinical care team, and clients
  • Develop intervention strategies to optimize medication utilization, achieve quality measures, and other established goals
  • Orient new platform users and customers to the Arine Platform
  • Assist in preparation of customer demonstrations and test new clinical content within the Arine Platform
  • Comply with all company policies and state and federal rules and regulations

Our Ideal Candidate Possesses:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from an accredited college/university
  • Licensed by a Board of Pharmacy and in good standing
  • Completion of a PGY-1 residency, or equivalent experience
  • Board certified in a relevant area
  • Ability to review and assess the appropriateness of prescriptions with respect to age and disease-state specific considerations
  • Knowledge of chronic disease states, such as diabetes, heart failure, COPD, asthma, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, HIV, ESRD, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, and thought disorders
  • Has knowledge of influence of patient’s age, sex, concomitant disease states, concurrent drug therapy, foods and diagnostic procedures on drug activity and disposition
  • Has knowledge of local, state, and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility
  • Understanding and experience implementing CMS, PQA, HEDIS measures including but not limited to MTM, Part D Adherence, Statin starts (SUPD/SPC)
  • Has knowledge of prescription and non-prescription drugs and their indications, efficacy, dosage, mechanisms of action, major contraindications and potential side effects
  • Willingness to be taught/learn new skills
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for extended periods of time, with no restrictions for keyboarding
  • Ability to organize and set priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities
  • Excellent communication skills with clients and internal team
  • Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions in order to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and foster effective working relationships and build consensus

Nice-to-Haves:

  • Experience working with various pharmacy technology and EHR systems
  • Experience reviewing pharmacy, demographic, or medical claims
  • Experience with HTML, JSON, or FHIR
  • Ability to interpret health plan formulary
  • Project management skills

Remote Work Requirements:

  • An established private work area that ensures information privacy
  • A stable high-speed internet connection for remote work

Perks:

Joining Arine offers you a dynamic role and the opportunity to contribute to the company's growth and shape its future. You'll have unparalleled learning and growth prospects, collaborating closely with experienced Clinicians, Engineers, Software Architects, and Digital Health Entrepreneurs.

The posted range represents the expected salary for this position and does not include any other potential components of the compensation package, benefits, and perks. Ultimately, the final pay decision will consider factors such as your experience, job level, location, and other relevant job-related criteria. The salary range for this position is: $135,000-140,000/year.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Must live in and be eligible to work in the United States

Information Security Roles and Responsibilities:

All staff at Arine are expected to be part of its Information Security Management Program and undergo periodic training on Information Security Awareness and HIPAA guidelines. Each user is responsible to maintain a secure working environment and follow all policies and procedures. Upon hire, each person is assigned and must complete trainings before access is granted for their specific role within Arine.

Arine is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees are treated with fairness and respect. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. Our hiring decisions and employment practices are based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply and join us in our mission.

Check our website at https://www.arine.io. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing start-up revolutionizing the healthcare industry!

Note to Recruitment Agencies: We appreciate your interest in finding talent for Arine, but please be advised that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies. All resumes submitted to Arine without a prior written agreement in place will be considered property of Arine, and no fee will be paid in the event of a hire. Thank you for your understanding.