Clinical Pharmacist
Washington, DC 
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Job Description

Position Description & Responsibilities

The Clinical Pharmacist role encompasses three key areas - Tactical Execution, Business Planning and Reimbursement Management.

  • Apply a deep understanding of the payer environment to handle reimbursement effectively and efficiently.
  • Lead the planning process for his/her assigned geography that -
    • Aligns with Vanda's overall goals for helping to ensure that patients are not faced with avoidable and unreasonable hurdles when attempting to access drug therapy prescribed by their physician;
    • Considers customer, market, industry, and organization needs
  • Coordinate Prior Authorization requirements and reimbursement denials generated by Market Access accounts.

Education and/or Experience:

  • PharmD required
  • Three to five years related experience in pharmacy or specialty pharmaceutical/biotech reimbursement with a strong understanding of managed care, pharmacy benefits managers and government payers and their impact of product access.
  • Other commercial experience (i.e., Market Access, Training, Marketing, etc.) is preferred.


  • Current, in-depth knowledge of current trends in reimbursement modalities
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, communicate, and implement successful initiatives
  • Ability to effectively compete for resources both with internal and external customers
  • Proven leadership skills and strong business acumen
  • Well-developed relationship management and consultative skills

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communicator with excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong project management and analytical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated initiative, and strategic relationship building

Doctorate (preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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