VP of Pharmacy

Posted: 07/11/2022

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Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the VP of Pharmacy provides strategic direction, business plan development, quality oversight, planning, organization, and general management for all aspects of Pharmacy across Fenway Health. The VP of Pharmacy drives operational performance of the pharmacy to ensure highest quality and optimal efficiency in pharmaceutical care delivery, service, and financial health. 

Representative Duties:

  1. Strategic direction, business plan development, quality oversight, planning, organization, and general management of Pharmacy services across the organization.
  • Lead strategic discussions to ensure operational efficiency, revenue optimization, expense management and clinical efficiency
  • Develops, aligns, and executes overall pharmacy strategy and initiatives to drive an integrated end-to-end pharmacy experience and overall clinical and growth strategy.
  • Deliver profitable growth objectives
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to improve patient experience including but not limited to operational and service improvements, convenient hours or operation, home delivery, medication synchronization and adherence packaging.
  • Oversee and develop processes to improve financial and operating performance of the pharmacies, including IT systems and operational processes, cost purchasing, drug inventory management, and supply chain management
  • Promote program development and advise on the planning and expansion of services to drive support and alignment with the strategic plan
  • Ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, and local pharmacy–related laws, regulations, rules, and licensing standards 
  • Ensure quality care in a safe, convenient, timely, and efficient manner by supporting the design and implementation of quality and safety initiatives
  • Develops, manages, and monitors budgets for pharmaceutical services across the organization
  • Represents pharmaceutical services to patients, the public, governing bodies, and others as deemed necessary
  • Provides oversight and guidance for management of pharmacy workforce, including providing opportunities for staff development and training

2. Meets Agency Participatory Expectations

  • Suggests and participates in continuing quality improvement efforts 
  • Adheres to all departmental policies and procedures
  • Participates in quality assessment and improvement activities as requested
  • Adheres to the highest principles of patient and client confidentiality
  • Adheres to established safety policies, procedures, and precautions; identifies potential or actual unsafe situations in the environment and takes measures to rectify the situation
  • Attends all required meetings, in-services, and professional trainings
  • Maintains professional competence necessary to perform job responsibilities; maintains and provides agency with records of continuing education activities
  • Serves on agency committees and in professional organizations when requested

3. Performs other related duties as required


  • Valid license as a Registered Pharmacist issued by the Massachusetts State Board of Pharmacy within 3 months of hire
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
  • 10+ years of broad pharmacy leadership-level operational experience, with comprehensive knowledge of strategic planning tools and techniques utilized for delivering growth strategy. 
  • 10+ years supervising licensed Pharmacists in a health care system within the last five (5) years
  • Expertise in 340B program regulations and compliance

Preferred Skills

  • Data analytics and reporting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Uses critical thinking and sound judgment to solve complex problems with limited information.
  • Ability to provide meaningful data analytics and reporting services that support operational and strategic decision-making.
  • Ability to influence key stakeholders through clear strategies and data driven information.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Superior analytical, problem solving, and business acumen skills
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of different races, ethnicities, sexual and gender identities and expressions, ages, abilities, and experiences
  • Commitment to addressing the impact of racism and other oppressions on health equity
  • Commitment to Fenway Health’s mission and values
  • Excellent organization and leadership skills
  • Ability to create strong working relationships and develop the trust and respect of large teams.
  • Ability to provide strategic direction and align work of large teams to the goals of the organization.
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Sit at a computer station for extended periods of time
  • Ability to keyboard for extended periods of time

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Director of Pharmacy

We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 12 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more.

LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.