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Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services

Legacy Community Health
Houston, Texas
$140,000-170,000 Annual Salary
Closing date
Feb 17, 2024

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Position Type
Specialty Area
Work Setting
Community, Outpatient Clinic

The Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services will be responsible for overall operation and quality of the of the ambulatory clinical pharmacy services, including administrative, clinical, distributive, and technical activities of the Pharmacy Department. The role is pivotal to providing the support in creating a culture for value-based care, accountability, and shared responsibility to deliver maximum patient safety and quality of care. This supports the intention of creating value for payors to maximize incentives and partnerships. This leader will review processes and determine performance improvement initiatives as well as develop and implement new programs focused on closing medication use care gaps and increasing patient outcomes.


  • Designs, implements and manages the pharmacy clinical programs and establishes collaborative practice agreements with providers for various disease management protocols
  • Provides clinical direction and support of Pharmacy staff and programs, including but not limited to, ongoing clinical initiatives with respect to the cost effective and safe medication use process, financing performance monitoring and performance improvement of pharmacy procedures and routines
  • Provides clinical and leadership skill development opportunities and coaching for the Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Team Participates in formulary management, policy and procedure development and education across the healthcare system
  • Collaborates with Pharmacy Operations to expand business opportunities through clinical pharmacy programs
  • Strategically develops service initiatives to meet the demands of the future clinical pharmacy service growth
  • Facilitate the identification, resolution, implementation, communication and reporting of cost-effective medication use issues in collaboration with the facility management, medical, and clinical staff for your centers
  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team leaders on drug utilization and population health management programs to promote overall health of the patient population
  • Directs or coordinates the development and management of Pharmacy Residency Program for Ambulatory Care Services Serves as preceptor to students of affiliated schools of pharmacy and pharmacy residents (when available)
  • Participates in interdisciplinary rounds and collaboratively develop treatment plans for patients;
  • Provides clinical consultation and clarification to Legacy practitioners such as appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to clinical and medical staff as needed
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and accreditation standards
  • Stays current with advancements in pharmacy practice and incorporate evidence-based guidelines into clinical practice
  • Fosters a culture of safety and adherence to quality improvement initiatives
  • Serves as a resource for pharmacy-related inquiries and provide guidance to other healthcare professional Performs other duties as assigned


  • Pharm.D or B.S. Degree from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy (college/university)
  • Completion of ASHP accredited PGY-1 & 2 Pharmacy Residency in Specialty or Pharmacy Administration
  • Active valid license from the Board of Pharmacy in the State of Texas
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy
  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in Pharmacy Management with at least three of those at the Clinical Manager level or above
  • Minimum (3) three years of experience as a clinical/consultant pharmacist


  • Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) or Board-Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacists (BCACP)
  • Experience in HIV/AIDs, Geriatrics, and/or Pediatrics,
  • 12+ months of experience in health system or FQHC preferred 

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