Head Compounding Pharmacist
Hims & Hers
Hims & Hers Health, Inc. (better known as Hims & Hers) is a multi-specialty telehealth platform building a virtual front door to the healthcare system. We connect consumers to licensed healthcare professionals, enabling people to access high-quality medical care—from wherever is most convenient—for numerous conditions related to sexual health, hair care, mental health, skincare, primary care, and more.
With products and services available across all 50 states and Washington, D.C., Hims & Hers is on a mission to help the world feel great through the power of better health. We believe how you feel in your body and mind transforms how you show up in life. That’s why we’re building a future where nothing stands in the way of harnessing this power. We normalize health & wellness challenges—and innovate on their solutions—to make feeling happy and healthy easy to achieve. No two people are the same, so we provide access to personalized care designed for results. At our core, our mission is deeply personal—because we too are customers.
About the Role:
Reporting to the Director of Compounding Production, the Head Compounding Pharmacist will be responsible for the strategic development and growth of compounding capabilities, as well as acting as a subject matter expert in the development of new compounded treatments. You will strive to maximize quality and patient safety while dispensing medication in accordance with federal and state pharmacy regulations.
- Directly supervise all compounding personnel
- Perform and accurately document compounding procedures, quality assurance/quality control checks, and dispensing of compounded preparations
- Train and evaluate compounding personnel
- Review and approve materials for use in compounding
- Oversee the calibration, maintenance, and use of equipment to compound prescription orders and monitor the compounding environment in conjunction with the maintenance team
- Must have familiarity and experience with all necessary pharmacy and compounding equipment
- Work closely with R&D teams on the development and scale-up of new compounded formulations
- Follow all safety, USP, BOP, and internal guidelines for the preparation of compounded medications.
- Maintain a safety-first mindset and ensure precautions are taken in all compounding activities within the lab, including when working with hazardous chemicals in accordance with USP <800> and applicable laws
- When required, wear all personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Must have knowledge of all principles, theories and laws, policies and procedures that pertain to compounding- specifically USP <795>, <800>, other USP general chapters, and best compounding practices
- Perform pharmacist related activities such as patient consultation and error documentation
- Coordinate with the Pharmacist-in-charge (PIC) for personnel, compliance and regulatory matters.
- Willingness to complete external training as required
- Develop and evaluate standard operating procedures for the compounding lab and formulations
- Non-sterile compounding experience required
- Strong math skills are necessary
- Must be able to undergo respirator fit testing - Full beards or a lot of facial hair may prevent a proper seal for the respirator
- Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Must be capable of working with small, delicate pieces of expensive machinery to complete appropriate dosage forms in a timely manner
- Must be a knowledgeable and empathetic leader to in-person pharmacist and technician teams
- Must be able to work cross-functionally with remote teams
- Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time
- Pharmacists will work in a variety of positions and locations such as sitting, standing, squatting, kneeling, reaching, and walking; for prolonged periods of time
- Must be able to wear required compounding safety equipment for long periods of time when required.
- Maintain all security and privacy rules regarding the use and handling of protected health information (PHI) in compliance with federal and state HIPAA regulations
- Follow all state and pharmacy regulations and rules as designated by the Ohio State of Pharmacy and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
- Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment as mandated by the FDA’s rules and regulations
- Provide a world-class pharmacy experience for every one of our patients
- Perform pharmacist duties such as drug utilization reviews, patient counseling, and dispensing activities as needed
- Dispense medications and ensure accurate interpretation, labeling, and product selection of prescriptions
- Complete pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians’ workflow, verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals, and verifying order entries, charges, and inspections
- Supervise the work results of support personnel
- Protect patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols
- Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
- Perform other tasks as assigned
Experience and Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy
- Active Pharmacist License in Ohio
- Effective knowledge of state and federal pharmacy laws, rules and regulations related to the practice of pharmacy
- 5+ years of pharmacist experience, at least 3 in a compounding pharmacy`
- Ability to work flexible shift times
- Proficiency in English, verbal and written
- Proficiency in Windows based computer systems
- Doctorate degree preferred
- Mail Service/Mail Order Pharmacy Experience a plus
- Multi-state licensure is preferential
Our Benefits (there are more but here are some highlights):
- Competitive salary & equity compensation for full-time roles
- Unlimited PTO, company holidays, and quarterly mental health days
- Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental & vision, and parental leave
- Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
- Employee discounts on hims & hers & Apostrophe online products
- 401k benefits with employer matching contribution
- Offsite team retreats
Conditions of Employment:
- This position will require working with Hazardous Drugs (HD) and would require that Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) be worn for the length of working with these drugs. These items would include gloves, respiratory protection, gown and other items as required.
- This position requires medical approval to wear respiratory protection in the form of negative or positive pressure respirators, including N95, full face respirator, SCBA, or Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR).
- Physical exertion required. Including, but not limited to, walking up to 50% of the time, standing up to 100% of the time, squatting and bending up to 20% of the time and lifting up to 80% of the time for up to a twelve hour shift. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
- Due to the risk of reproductive capability in handling or compounding certain Hazardous Drugs (HD) associates must be willing to confirm that they understand the potential risks (teratogenicity, carcinogenicity and reproductive effects) of handling hazardous drugs.
H&H also offers a comprehensive Total Rewards package that includes equity grants of restricted stock (RSU’s) so that H&H employees own a piece of our company.
The actual amount will take into account a range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and location.
Consult with your Recruiter during any potential screening to determine a more targeted range based on the job-related factors. We don’t ever want the pay range to act as a deterrent from you applying!
We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.
Hims is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law. Hims considers all qualified applicants in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.