• Product Manager, e-Prescribing

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/18/2019 4:58 PM)
    Job ID
    Product Management
  • About DrFirst

    DrFirst is an innovative Health IT company with a mission to create user-friendly solutions so that doctors can treat their patients quickly, efficiently and safely. Over 220,000 healthcare professionals, 67,000 pharmacies and 60% of the healthcare IT vendors in the market depend on us every day to reduce clinical errors and improve patient outcomes.


    You will be part of a team, building and operating highly scalable software using cutting-edge technologies for a variety of devices. You will get to solve the most complex problems that arise in the areas of distributed computing and high volume transaction processing. Your code will reach thousands of doctors and touch the lives of millions of patients across the country.


    Our culture is entrepreneurial, team oriented, collaborative, and fast-paced.  We look for talented people who are passionate about developing world-class software. If you want to build applications that save patients' lives, we want to talk to you!

    Position Overview

    The product management team at DrFirst is a fast-paced, forward thinking group, focused on launching innovative new features and functionality to help improve patient lives and outcomes.  As a Product Manager, you will uncover what clinicians actually want and need in order to navigate today's healthcare challenges and then roll that information into vision, strategy, and roadmap. Working in tight collaboration with tech and design, you will bring it all to life. We are a passionate, entrepreneurial, and curious team that is constantly experimenting and learning, and expect you to as well. In addition to focusing on the end user and the product, you will lead all business aspects including strategic product planning, internal and external product expertise and evangelism, business analysis, cross-functional leadership and collaboration across the organization as it relates to our core e-prescribing platform.


    Who will love this job


    • An advocate who will champion the product within and outside the company; someone who will look at the big picture while maintaining a deep understanding of the needs of the users and stakeholders
    • An expert who can track the market/industry’s development and trends to understand our product, goals, and potential issues they will face
    • A creative innovator who comes up with new ideas and innovations for the product and his/her team’s processes; someone who can look within and outside the company and market/industry for inspiration and cues
    • A critical thinker who can understand challenges that lie ahead of us, synthesize them in a clear language and come up with an effective strategy
    • A communicator who can determine what the client values and wants and effectively communicate how our products can fulfill those specific needs
    • An organizer who can find a balance between the product’s commercial, technical, operational, and strategic issues while working across departments to execute and launch a product

    What you will work on

    • Analyzing and understanding market and end user needs
    • Leading the product, from conception and strategic planning through requirements definition, development, launch, and post-launch customer satisfaction
    • Drafting and/or reviewing product guides, and marketing materials
    • Supporting sales and corporate partners with product related activities and customer meetings as needed 
    • Tracking, analyzing, and management of KPI’s and related product metrics
    • Keeping tabs on competitors, industry trends and technologies, analysis, and product-differentiation strategies
    • Communicating, collaborating, and leading cross-functional teams to successfully develop and release products, support marketing and sales efforts, and streamline internal processes that impact your product
    • Creating, analyzing, and proposing new product ideas and opportunities in support of long term vision and strategy


    • Five plus (5+) years of software product management experience, specifically focused on healthcare solutions
    • Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy
    • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and PGY2 concentraction in informatics *preferred
    • Combination of business and technical acumen, with a understanding of technology
    • Strong strategic thinking, problem solving, business analysis, and decision making capabilities
    • Demonstrated passion for and experience with optimization of the end to end user experience
    • Process oriented understanding of product management needs and the ability to work with cross-functional stakeholders within the organization
    • Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills
    • Demonstrated ability to proactively manage and address gaps and work in a fast paced environment
    • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
    • Deep sense of product ownership across all aspects of the solution

    Physical Requirements

    • 10% Travel
    • 60% Desk work
    • 30% Phone work


    We offer comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy as you grow in your life and career. Your merit-based compensation will reflect the impact your work has on the company and our customers. 


    Learn more about our benefits and professional development opportunities here.


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