The Director of Pharmacy Business Strategy & Population Health acts as the senior leader responsible for directing and organizing programs promoting value-based pharmacy initiatives that identify, measure, and compare the costs and consequences of drug therapy to the healthcare system while ensuring the highest quality care and excellent customer experience. The Director uses pharmacoeconomic analyses, 340B knowledge, managed care principles and payer guidance as tools for developing strategies that seek to compare and optimize competing treatment options based on costs and patient outcomes. This position will use all the fiscal and budgetary data available for effective procurement services, contract execution, compliance, formulary management, medication policy determination, and resource allocation. The Director ensures compliance with all Federal and State regulations, and departmental policies. They will provide leadership and support for the development of the health economic strategy of the Pharmacy Enterprise. Areas of focus include: Value-based strategy on procurement and contracts, creation of strategy for Inventory management, budget development and other aspects related to medication procurement and distribution, managed care and population health activities, including UC-wide managed care programs, general oversight of all pharmacy related billing activities within the department purview, including charge capture and revenue/reimbursement, compliance with all Joint Commission requirements, DEA, CA BOP, and others as deemed critical to the organization, enterprise-wide formulary standardization and enforcement, and Payor policies.
Annual Rate Minimum $123,400.00 Midpoint $222,200.00 Maximum $321,000.00
Completion of PGY1 pharmacy practice residency
Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
5+ years of progressively responsible healthcare administration experience. Two-three years of experience in a leadership role.
Knowledge and understanding of Title 22, GMP, CDPH, CMS, DEA, CA Board of Pharmacy, HIPAA, USP 795/797/800, TJC standards
Quantitative skills for statistical analysis and budget assessment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System.
Ability to read English and correctly interpret complex regulations, contracts and policies.
Registered Pharmacist in the state of California in good standing within 12-months of hire.
An advanced administrative degree (M.S., M.H.A., M.P.H., M.B.A.)
Post-graduate residency training and Board Certification is preferred.
Previous Academic Medical center experience
Ability to use EPIC electronic health record and relevant pharmacy software
Physical, Mental, & Environmental Demands
To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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