Clinical Pharmacist:

Albany New York

CDPHP and its family of companies are mission-driven organizations that support the health and well-being of our customers and the communities we are proud to serve. CDPHP was founded in Albany in 1984 as a physician-guided not-for-profit, and currently offers health plans in 29 counties in New York state. The company values integrity, diversity, and innovation, and its corporate culture supports those values wholeheartedly. At CDPHP, the employees have a voice and are encouraged to make an impact at both the company and community levels through engagement and volunteer opportunities. CDPHP invests in employees who share these values and invites you to be a part of that experience.

The Specialty Drug Care Management Pharmacist will serve as the pharmacist responsible for providing an all-encompassing, end-to-end model of care for our specialty drug members and providers. Utilizing strong clinical skills, incumbent will engage prescribers and members to perform medication review, care management and coordination of dispensing events for targeted specialty drug members. The pharmacist will work with a team of pharmacists and other medical professionals focused on complementary areas of practice and quality improvement. This role will also serve as a preceptor for the Post Graduate Year-1 (PGY-1) Managed Care residency program.


  • Advanced degree required.
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from an accredited pharmacy school.
  • Graduate of an ASHP accredited PGY-1 residency OR board certification in an applicable area of practice.
  • Eligibility for licensure in New York State is required and registration must be renewed and maintained throughout employment.
  • A minimum two (2) years of experience in a Clinical Pharmacist/Managed Care pharmacist role required or successful completion of an accredited pharmacy residency program.
  • A minimum two (2) years of experience in a clinical role that involved interaction with physicians, patients and other professionals for medication therapy consultation required or successful completion of an accredited pharmacy residency program.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with multiple partners to positively affect outcomes at the team, organization and member level.
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills, including the ability to coordinate workflow.
  • Demonstrated ability to pro-actively identify problems, as well as recommend and/or implement effective solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service and develop relationships both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to a changing and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to participate in on-call rotation, which may include holiday rotation as scheduled.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, CDPHP will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. To that end, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any such protected status.

CDPHP and its family of companies include subsidiaries Acuitas Health LLC, Strategic Solutions Management Consultants (SSMC), Practice Support Solutions (PSS), and ConnectRX Services, LLC.