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Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist (On-Site) Sign-On Bonus!

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

Reading, PA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing

Location: Reading, PA but open to Relocation (will provide relocation compensation)

Sign-On Bonus: $10,000

This position is 100% on-site at Reading Hospital, located in West Reading, Pennsylvania. Typical work hours are M-F between 8 AM and 5 PM.

Cencora has managed and staffed the Reading Hospital Ambulatory Pharmacy inside of the 700 bed Reading Hospital since 2017. In 2023 a second community pharmacy will be opened to serve the Doctors Office Building located on campus.

We foster a culture where career development and training play a key role as our staff gain experience in many aspects of ambulatory and specialty pharmacy. We currently employ pharmacists in both clinical and ambulatory settings with a support staff of technicians in various roles. We are excited to welcome new team members to continue to grow our team and kickstart new careers.

We started with 2 pharmacists and 4 technicians and have since expanded into a much larger operation with services such as:

  • meds-to-beds
  • employee prescriptions
  • pharmacist navigators embedded in clinics
  • Specialty Pharmacy

This position is in an ambulatory clinic and involves direct patient care and collaboration with other healthcare providers. A strong clinical pharmacy background with an understanding of retail pharmacy operations and prescription processing is optimal to succeed in this role.

  • Demonstrate value of ambulatory pharmacy partnership to physician practices.
  • Maintain presence in clinic, field medication questions from providers, such as formulary product selection, product dosing, ADR's, and other considerations.
  • Ensure prescriptions flow through ambulatory pharmacy and are identified by pharmacy staff.
  • Maintain patient list, schedule appropriate follow-ups to assess medication safety and efficacy, communicate treatment plan recommendations with provider.
  • Coordinate patient refills. Ensure auditable records showing proof-of-delivery are maintained.
  • Prepare and submit prior authorizations, manage denials/appeals.
  • Triage prescriptions which are limited distribution drugs or out-of-network.
  • Maintain patient schedule for clinical pharmacist services including, but not limited to, medication counseling, pillbox refills, immunization, medication administration.
  • Act as financial advocate for patient when needed, leverage charitable foundations, state programs, and/or manufacturer programs to ensure medication affordability.
  • Demonstrate ability to navigate various platforms and document appropriately in EMR and specialty therapy management platform.
  • Contribute to expansion of ambulatory pharmacy services through active participation in navigator committee and projects.
  • Cross-train to ambulatory pharmacy, assist with staffing, as needed.

What your background should look like


  • PharmD degree required.

  • PGY1 residency or previous experience in ambulatory care is highly desirable.

  • Unrestricted pharmacist license (incl. immunization) in the state of PA is required. If out of state, must obtain licensure within 90 days of receiving offer letter.

  • Experience with 340B purchasing program is beneficial.


  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Experience in Epic or similar EMR platforms.

  • Experience with retail pharmacy prescription processing and claims adjudication.

  • This role involves working with broad array of complex disease states and medical conditions; candidates should be comfortable working with clinical data, lab values, and reading/writing notes in patient medical records.


What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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Full time

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.