Senior Director, Pharmacy

Centene   •  

Tacoma, WA

5 - 7 years

Posted 151 days ago

Job ID 1092278

Description:
Position Purpose: Manage all aspects of pharmacy operations in one market with multiple products. Perform duties to develop, direct and implement a pharmacy benefit management program. Aid in formulating and administering related organizational policies and procedures, including pharmacy service quality, pharmacy utilization management and achievement of Company goals for pharmacy and medical programs.

Establish the strategic vision, objectives and policies and procedures for the pharmacy program in support of the Corporate strategic vision for multiple plans and markets.
Plan, direct and implement pharmacy activities for multiple plans and products.
Act as the pharmacy contract administrator for the development and implementation of key contracts and ensure that relevant performance standards are met by vendors.
Participate in external accreditation initiatives for multiple plans and products.
Manage and analyze operating costs and participate in preparing materials needed for budget planning or special initiatives.
Generate, review and analyze drug utilization, utilization management, financial and other ad-hoc reports, records and directives. Confer with staff to obtain data required for planning work function activities.
Review statistical analysis in support of recommendations and/or decision making for policies and operational procedures.
Maintain daily communication with plan management relative to each market and product.
Manage pharmacy department staff to assure adequate coverage and support in multiple locations and for multiple products.
Support provider education initiatives such as counter detailing and incentive programs in multiple markets.

Qualifications:

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or advanced pharmacy degree (PharmD., M.S.) from an accredited college of pharmacy. 6+ years of clinical pharmacy care experience. 1+ years of experience managing a pharmacy program. Managed care, retail or hospital pharmacy experience required. Thorough knowledge of pharmaceutical care and pharmacy benefit management practices. Previous management experience including responsibilities for hiring, training, assigning work and managing performance of staff.

Licenses/Certifications: Current Pharmacist license. Ability to receive license in additional states as required. Valid driver's license.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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