Aetna Director of Pharmacy - Louisiana in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Req ID: 51049BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Aetna Better Health of Louisiana (an Aetna Medicaid Plan) is looking for a Pharmacy Director. The Louisiana Pharmacy Director is responsible for insuring efficiency and effectiveness of the prescription drug program and to insure compliance to all Federal and State laws and to the applicable state contract. This contractually required position designs, proposes, executes and reviews all clinical, financial and operational systems and processes to meet these goals.

Fundamental Components:

The Louisiana Pharmacy Director is responsible for insuring efficiency and effectiveness of the prescription drug program and to insure compliance to all Federal and State laws and to the applicable state contract. This contractually required position designs, proposes, executes and reviews all clinical, financial and operational systems and processes to meet these goals.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE

In-depth knowledge and experience in managed care / managed pharmacy / competitive environment.

5+ years administrative experience.

2+ years of Aetna pharmacy experience desired, but not required

Completion of a Managed Care Residency Program desired, but not required

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Doctor of Pharmacy.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Pharmacy/Registered Pharmacist (RPh) is required

Pharmacy/Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Pharmacy/4-6 Years

Functional - Management/Management - Operations/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Aetna Applications/Aetna Pharmacy Management Claim Adjudication Sys/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Operating Systems/Windows/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Aetna Applications/CAS - Claim Audit/1-3 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Interacting with Medical Professionals/ADVANCED

General Business/Communicating for Impact/MASTERY

DESIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/MASTERY

Telework Specifications:

Flexible telework / office-based schedule (can live near any office location)

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

The Louisiana Pharmacy Director will have a unique opportunity to develop and implement programs that will have a positive impact on member outcomes in the State of Louisiana.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Health Care