Sr. Pharmacy Programs Specialist (Remote)(PharmD)

  • Full Time
  • remote
McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.

The Sr. Pharmacy Programs Specialist is responsible for the development along with execution in advancement of the performance of the Health Mart Atlas PSAO network. As a SME in operations of pharmacy, the coach is responsible for developing and executing strategy, awareness, adoption, and innovation efforts on key clinical, operational, and financial pharmacy initiatives across the Health Mart Atlas network.

This individual must have the ability to collaborate, influence, and communicate effectively with individuals from other business units and outside partners. They must exhibit an excellent understanding of retail clinical pharmacy operations and services, knowledge of the managed care pharmacy environment, comfort with educating others on clinical and operational performance metrics, and willingness to stay informed on managed care priorities and trends in the independent pharmacy market. They must also have the ability to decipher data to communicate and engage in key initiatives that drive results.

The director will report to the Senior Director, Pharmacy Engagement and serve as a member of their leadership team providing subject matter expertise and customer insights to drive overall performance of the Health Mart Atlas network.

Position Description

The Sr. Pharmacy Programs Specialist will be tasked with supporting the performance of the Health Mart Atlas network. Responsibilities for the role may include:

  • Assisting in implementation of key performance programs within Health Mart Atlas member pharmacies
  • Providing in-pharmacy/virtual performance consults for targeted key customers
  • Working with performance advisors to drive detailed performance consult follow-up
  • Educating pharmacy members and internal stakeholders on payer performance program designs and metrics, performance monitoring software, and related resources
  • Collaborating and building key performance strategy initiatives
  • Document and share best practices and resources related to performance improvement
  • Collaborating with stakeholders across the enterprise
  • Contributing to the strength of our team culture and community


  • This position requires up to 70% travel*********

Minimum Requirements

Degree or equivalent and 7+ years operational experience including 4+ years community pharmacy experience

Critical Skills

  • 4+ years’ experience in retail, pharmacy operations required, either chain or independent.
  • Excellent project management, critical thinking, and analytical skills
  • Industry representation in state and federal associations and knowledge of state pharmacy laws and regulations
  • Ability to influence, manage, and navigate a large geographic territory
  • Ability to drive results by influencing without authority is a must.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Operations Management; Excellent organizational skills, excellent communication skills (verbal/written), and management skills
  • Field experience with a national or regional pharmacy chain or inside home office experience a plus.
  • Able to track & drive results to meet short and long term goals.

Required Certifications/Licensure

Licensed Pharmacist

Education: Pharm.D. or BS Pharm

Salary: 93,900.00 – 125,200.00 – 156,500.00 USD Annual (Target $101,060.00- $125,200 with 20% MIP)



Pharm.D. or BS Pharm Required


Licensed Pharmacist

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to support physical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please click here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$93,900 – $156,500

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

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