Based in San Francisco, Arine is a rapidly growing healthcare technology and clinical services company with a mission to ensure individuals receive the safest and most effective treatments for their unique and evolving healthcare needs. 

Frequently, medications cause more harm than good. Incorrect drugs and doses costs the US healthcare system over $528 billion in waste, avoidable harm, and hospitalizations each year. Arine is redefining what excellent healthcare looks like by solving these issues through our software platform (SaaS). We combine cutting edge data science, machine learning, AI, and deep clinical expertise to introduce a patient-centric view to medication management, and develop and deliver personalized care plans on a massive scale for patients and their care teams.

Arine is committed to improving the lives and health of complex patients that have an outsized impact on healthcare costs and have traditionally been difficult to identify and address. These patients face numerous challenges including complicated prescribing issues across multiple medications and providers, medication challenges with many chronic diseases, and patient issues with access to care. Backed by leading healthcare investors and collaborating with top healthcare organizations and providers, we deliver recommendations and facilitate clinical interventions that lead to significant, measurable health improvements for patients and cost savings for customers. 

Why is Arine a Great Place to Work?:

Market Opportunity - Arine is backed by leading healthcare investors and was founded to tackle one of the largest healthcare problems today. Non-optimized medications therapies which cost the US 275,000 lives and $528 billion annually.

Dramatic Growth - Arine is managing more than 18 million lives across prominent health plans after only 4 years in the market.

Outstanding Team and Culture - Our shared mission unites and motivates us to do our best work. We have a relentless passion and commitment to the innovation required to be the market leader in medication intelligence. 

Making a Proven Difference in Healthcare - We are saving patient lives, and enabling individuals to experience improved health outcomes, including significant reductions in hospitalizations and cost of care.

The Role:

We are looking for a Clinical Pharmacist to join a strong team of clinicians, analysts, clinical support staff, and trainees to utilize Arine’s software platform and to help optimize patient outcomes for our clients. The purpose of this position is to provide an expert level medication therapy consultation to the patients and providers, collaborate with the Engineering team and leadership to improve Arine’s software platform, and to help supervise the Clinical Care support team. This candidate will have a direct impact on patient care and the delivery of our core clinical services, stay continuously up-to-date on developments in the fast-moving drug field, and be aware of emerging patterns, treatment guidelines, and best practices. 

The Clinical Pharmacist receives assignments and functions under the supervision of the Head of Operations to carry out and supervise direct patient care responsibilities and perform a range of functions that include the maintenance and review of patient medication profiles; counseling patients on appropriate drug use; promoting adherence; developing clinical recommendations; reviewing completed medication reviews by other Virtual Pharmacist users; as well as interacting with other health professionals to help improve patient outcomes. 

Job duties also include assisting with orienting new team members and Virtual Pharmacist users, facilitating prior authorizations, helping patients with finding financial assistance and transportation to help increase medication adherence, review and evaluate clinical guidelines and workflow processes as assigned. 

All members of the Clinical Care team are expected to communicate effectively, maintain a cooperative working relationship with clients and colleagues, be respectful and accept constructive feedback professionally, and continuously learn new skills to deliver quality customer service and patient care.

What You’ll be Doing:

  • Evaluate, assess, and document patient data in Arine’s software platform and other programs, prepare written reports, and provide oral reports concerning patient care and team progress

  • Complete efficient and thorough medication review and/or adherence counseling appointments

  • Review completed medication reviews and counseling by other Virtual Pharmacist users, as assigned

  • Staff various clinical shifts and work with automation and new technology 

  • Respond to questions by patients, providers, and other professional personnel and team members

  • Participate in process improvement meetings to help achieve efficient workflows

  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral formats and provide daily sign-out when applicable

  • Follow-up with clinics, providers, pharmacies, and patients to resolve patient issues and concerns in a timely manner

  • Develop intervention strategies to optimize medication utilization, achieve quality measures, and other established goals

  • Identify opportunities for improvement regarding workflow processes and Arine’s software platform

  • Assist with obtaining referrals and authorizations 

  • Guide and help oversee other Clinical Care team members

  • Orient new Virtual Pharmacist users to workflows and the Virtual Pharmacist

  • Evaluate and help develop clinical algorithms 

  • Comply with all company policies and state and federal rules and regulations

Our Ideal Candidate Possesses:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from an accredited college/university

  • Licensed Pharmacist in multiple states and in good standing (California RPh license required)

  • Completion of a PGY-1 residency, or equivalent experience  

  • Ability to review and assess the appropriateness of prescriptions with respect to age specific, disease state specific considerations

  • Ability to engage with the patients, promote adherence and treat them with empathy and compassion

  • Ability to organize and set priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities

  • Knowledge of chronic disease states, such as diabetes, heart failure, COPD, asthma, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, and thought disorders

  • Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions in order to work independently and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work effectively within a team and foster effective working relationships and build consensus

  • Experience working with patients of different cultural, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds

  • Has knowledge of influence of patient’s age, sex, concomitant disease states, concurrent drug therapy, foods and diagnostic procedures on drug activity and disposition

  • Has knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility

  • Has knowledge of prescription and non-prescription drugs and drug products and their indications, efficacy, dosage, mechanisms of action, major contraindications and potential side effects

  • Willingness and ability to obtain registered pharmacist license in other states, as needed

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in the Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace 

  • Ability to work 40 hours/week (Monday-Saturday until 6/7PM Pacific Time)

Nice-to-Haves:

  • Experience with other electronic medical records

  • Board certification in a specialty area

  • Experience working in a busy healthcare environment 

  • Bilingual fluency in both English and Spanish

Remote Work Requirements:

  • An established private work area that ensures information privacy

  • A stable high-speed internet connection for telephonic and/or remote work

Perks:

Joining Arine offers you a dynamic role and the opportunity to contribute to the company's growth and shape its future. You'll have unparalleled learning and growth prospects, collaborating closely with experienced Clinicians, Engineers, Software Architects, and Digital Health Entrepreneurs.

The posted range represents the expected hourly rate for this position and does not include any other potential components of the compensation package, benefits, and perks. Ultimately, the final pay decision will consider factors such as your experience, job level, location, and other relevant job-related criteria. The hourly pay rate for this position is: $57-65/hour.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Must live in and be eligible to work in the United States

Information Security Roles and Responsibilities:

All staff at Arine are expected to be part of its Information Security Management Program and undergo periodic training on Information Security Awareness and HIPAA guidelines. Each user is responsible to maintain a secure working environment and follow all policies and procedures. Upon hire, each person is assigned and must complete trainings before access is granted for their specific role within Arine.

Arine is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees are treated with fairness and respect. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. Our hiring decisions and employment practices are based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply and join us in our mission.

Check our website at https://www.arine.io. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing start-up revolutionizing the healthcare industry!

Note to Recruitment Agencies: We appreciate your interest in finding talent for Arine, but please be advised that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies. All resumes submitted to Arine without a prior written agreement in place will be considered property of Arine, and no fee will be paid in the event of a hire. Thank you for your understanding.

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