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Senior Director of Medicaid Pharmacy Services

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Senior Director of Medicaid Pharmacy Services
Requisition Number RE27281
Working Title
Department Name 7K700:PHARMACY PRACTICE & SCIENCE
Work Location Frankfort KY
Grade Level 53
Salary Range $119,725-203,528/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

PharmD

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

6 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

Licensed Pharmacist.

Physical Requirements

This position will manage the day-to-day clinical, operational, and budgetary aspects of the multi-billion dollar outpatient prescription drug program, as well as the use of medications in other benefit programs offered through the Kentucky Medicaid program in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. It requires specialized knowledge of pharmacy benefit management, Medicaid Services, and state and federal program rules and regulations. As this position is funded under contract with the Cabinet, there are no direct budget impacts to the Department or College.

Shift

Monday – Friday.

Job Summary

The Kentucky College of Pharmacy is seeking a Senior Director of Medicaid Pharmacy Services. This position will oversee the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Service’s (DMS) Pharmacy department while working directly with the leadership of the Kentucky DMS. This position will manage the day-to-day clinical, operational, and budgetary aspects of the multi-billion outpatient drug program, as well as the use of medications in other benefit programs offered through the Kentucky Medicaid program.
The Senior Director of Medicaid Pharmacy Service will work extensively with the Office of Health Data and Analytics within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to analyze pharmacy data and make data-driven decisions to effectively utilize resources to maximize the Medicaid benefit for members.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

PharmD required, In addition, JD, MBA or other related advanced degree preferred, Licensed Pharmacist. 2 years of managed care pharmacy experience.

Deadline to Apply 04/14/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2021-04-07 Expires: 2021-05-07

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