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Assistant Director Pharmacy - Health Plan

Position: Assistant Director Pharmacy-Health Plan

Job ID: 159106

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Medical Affairs

Talent Area: Pharmacy

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Monday-Friday 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for an Assistant Director of Pharmacy -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will work closely with the Director of Pharmacy and other key personnel to develop and implement pharmacy projects and interventions, identify opportunities for financial savings, drive quality improvement, enhanced clinical services, and ensure pharmacy compliance with regulatory requirements.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

• With guidance from the Director, creates and manages a comprehensive disease management program for multiple disease states. Aligns disease management to broader population health strategy
• Develops new, and enhances existing, clinical programs to improve HEDIS metrics, clinical outcomes, patient and prescriber experience, and cost avoidance
• Reviews complex clinical pharmacy and medical data. Properly communicate progress, barriers, or opportunities to the Director and other senior leadership
• Assists with maintaining and enhancing operational processes and controls in compliance with accreditation and regulatory requirements
• Makes recommendations as to how services, methods, and internal procedures can be improved. Establishes action plans to implement appropriate change and assists Director in implementing changes
• Identifies opportunities for cost savings or avoidance and provides guidance to clinical team to implement interventions. Tracks progress and reports to leadership
• Create and maintain tools to monitor employee productivity and progress
• Checks all available means of communication including e-mail, mailbox, and voice mail if applicable every day/shift


• Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
• Bachelor’s degree or Doctorate in Pharmacy required
• Active pharmacist license in good standing in the State of Texas
• 5 years pharmacy work or pharmacy residency experience required
• 2 years supervisory experience required
• 2 years Health Plan or PBM experience required
• 1-year PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy residency preferred
• 4 years managed care experience at a health plan or PBM working in utilization management, disease management, and/or analytics preferred
• 2 years direct reports and experience presenting to executives preferred


Time:  Full time
Salary:  Salary
Category:  Administration

Updated: 9/17/2021 9:36:31 AM

Job Contact:
Peter Peter

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