Pharmacist – Ambulatory Care

CVS Health

Bring your heart to CVS Health. Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand — with heart at its center — our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver.

Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.

Health is everything. At CVS Health, our colleagues are committed to increasing access, lowering costs, and improving quality of care. Millions of times a day, we help people on their path to better health, from advising on prescriptions to helping manage chronic and specialty conditions.

The Pharmacist, Ambulatory Care plays a critical role at CVS Health. Committed to improving the patient experience, the Pharmacist, Ambulatory care helps their patients to understand and feel connected to their health care plan by identifying and discussing medication changes and adherence gaps. As a member of a collaborative care team, the Pharmacist, Ambulatory Care works in partnership with prescribers across a network of physicians and hospitals. The Pharmacist, Ambulatory Care inspires trust with our patients by building meaningful relationships that improve healthcare outcomes. In this way, they build on the value of our brand promise to make healthcare easier and more accessible for those in need.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

The Pharmacist, Ambulatory Care is responsible for but not limited to the following (roles and responsibilities may evolve over time):

  • Work as part of a clinical care team to improve patient satisfaction, lower medical costs, and improve quality of care metrics
  • As part of the clinical care team, you will participate in daily huddles with clinicians, medical assistants, and other healthcare professionals and help make recommendations based off reviews of patients’ medications, testing results, and care gaps including accurate EHR documentation
  • Support patients and clinicians under a collaborative practice agreement to manage certain chronic conditions along with providing other patient care services and coordinating medication reconciliation across a spectrum of care
  • Support CVS to build out a clinical care model by providing continuous feedback and improvement opportunities for the care model, applying your knowledge to help differentiate CVS from competitors
  • Develop other Pharmacists and Residents on best practices for operating within a clinical care model
  • Potentially, as capacity allows, support other CVS Pharmacy initiatives/tasks as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Active, unrestricted pharmacist license in the state of clinic location required
  • 1-3 years’ prior relevant experience as a Clinical pharmacist -Ambulatory experience preferred
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Completion of all required training for current role within required timeframe
  • Ability to stand and walk for an extended amount of time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of clinical, ambulatory, or outpatient pharmacy practice experience
  • Experience working in ambulatory care setting or similar experience
  • Experience being part of clinical care team
  • Board certification by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS), Ambulatory Care (BCACP), or Geriatric (BCGP)
  • Experience in primary care: internal medicine, geriatrics, or family medicine
  • Completion of a Pharmacy Postgraduate Residency (community or managed care PGY-1 and/or ambulatory care PGY-2)
  • Experience with Medicare / Medicare Advantage plans
  • Immunization certified or willingness to become certified
  • Passion for teamwork and the opportunity to collaborate cross-functionally


  • Bachelors of Science or PharmD from an accredited college of pharmacy

Our diverse work experience empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Race/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran – we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT. We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for or perform this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team at [email protected].

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$60.00 – $73.00

This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above. 

In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (“PTO”) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies. 

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We anticipate the application window for this opening will close on: 06/24/2024

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