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TX STAR+PLUS Pharmacy Director/Manager

Primary Location: Dallas, TX
Additional Locations: TX-Dallas
Develops and promotes strategies and policies that enhance quality of pharmaceutical care in a cost effective manner to establish competitive business advance at Aetna. This is a telework position requiring reasonable proximity to the Dallas Medicaid health plan/office location in order to attend business meetings, as needed. Anticipated travel 10-25% of the time.

Fundamental Components:
  • Develops and leads clinical pharmacy organization.
  • Selects and builds strong team through training, diverse assignments, coaching, risk-taking, empowerment, performance management and other development techniques.
  • Achieves financial results consistent with KPM objectives.
  • Champions strategic direction and tactical game plans for delivery of pharmaceutical care.
  • Directs and changes enhancements to business processes, policies, and infra-structure to improve operational efficiency.
  • Plans and executes clinical pharmacy budget.
  • Participates in and influences external and internal pharmaceutical/health development efforts.
  • Actively supports Aetna sales and on-going customer relations efforts.

Background Experience:
  • 5+ years managed care pharmacy experience or completion of the Aetna Pharmacy Residency Program or completion of the Assistant Clinical Pharmacy Manager Program.
  • 5+ years administrative experience
  • A current, unrestricted clinical license(s) to practice is required; must be a registered Pharmacist in TX.
  • Degree in Pharmacy; minimum B.S. Pharmacy degree required; Pharm D is preferred.
  • Business degree a plus.
  • Minimum of a B.S. Pharmacy degree required; Pharm D. is preferred.
  • Computer literacy and demonstrated proficiency is required in order to navigate through internal/external computer systems, and MS Office Suite applications, including Word and Excel.

Additional Job Information:
At Aetna Better Health of Texas, we are committed to helping people on their path to better health. By taking a total and connected approach to health, we guide and support our members so they can get more out of life, every day. We are looking for people like you who value excellence, integrity, caring and innovation. As an employee, you’ll join a team dedicated to improving the lives of Texas STAR+PLUS, STAR/CHIP, and STAR Kids members. We value diversity and are dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals.

Required Skills:
Benefits Management - Supporting Medical Practice, General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen

Desired Skills:
Benefits Management - Encouraging Wellness and Prevention, Benefits Management - Understanding Clinical Impacts, General Business - Consulting for Solutions

Functional Skills:
Medical Management - Medical Management - Pharmacy, Products-Other - Pharmacy

Technology Experience:
Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft SharePoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Pharmacy - Licensed Pharmacist, Pharmacy - Registered Pharmacist

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.


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