Department Name: 7K725:INSTITUTE FOR PHARMACEUTICAL OUTCOMES AND POLICY
The Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (IPOP) within the College of Pharmacy is seeking a Pharmacy Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Coordinator.
This position will aid in Kentucky Medicaid's Pharmacy department in helping to develop clinical and administrative policy decisions while working with the leadership of the Kentucky Department of Medicaid Services (DMS).
This position will help coordinate clinical efforts by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services which include the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental Intellectual Disabilities, Department for Community Based Services, and the Department for Public Health.
This position will also aid in the management of clinical, operational, and budgetary aspects of the outpatient drug program, as well as the use of medications in other benefit programs offered through the Kentucky Medicaid program.
The DUR Director will be responsible for working with the state's pharmacy benefit manager and managed care organizations to help improve the appropriate and effective prescribing of medicines aimed at achieving positive patient outcomes.
The Pharmacy Drug Utilization Review Coordinator will work extensively with the Office of Data Analytics within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to analyze pharmacy and medical data. The person in this position must be able to provide written reports, policy briefs, clinical reviews, and presentations both to internal and external parties. The person in this position must also be able to exhibit strong leadership skills by leading project teams and serving as a pharmacy expert.
This position is located in Frankfort, KY.
Pharmacy laws and regulations; excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
PharmD required, residency or fellowship preferred. Pharmacist with managed care or public health experience is also preferred.
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