Director, Pharmacy Operations
Location:
The Woodlands , Texas
Posted:
December 07, 2016
Reference:
16009173-en-us

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.


We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.


Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.



Current Need

 

This position is responsible for the development and implementation of clinical pharmacy operation strategy for the US Oncology Network (USON). The Associate Director of Pharmacy Operations works collaboratively with USON practices, leadership and MSH leadership to implement processes and procedures to ensure the delivery of high quality comprehensive cost effective pharmacy services that meet regulatory, quality and contractual obligations. Supports the efforts of The Network operations team, GPO, Managed Care, USOR and clinicial content services. Participates with the pharmacy operations team to establish USON strategic plans and objectives. Directs the Pharmacy Operations within the assigned practices.


Position Description

In collaboration with McKesson Specialty Health (MSH) leadership, GPO team, USON operations team and Network practices, develops and implements strategies to optimize drug contracting, managed care, and drug use initiatives. 

In collaboration with MSH leadership, USON operations team and The Network practices develops and implements strategies to assure pharmacy services meet and/or exceed regulatory, quality and contractual obligations. This includes setting standards for efficiencies and implementing standardization when appropriate across The Network practices. 

Implementation of short and long term strategies developed within USON and MSH in assigned practices.

Provide practice- based feedback  to MSH and appropriate teams regarding clinical programs, tools and services
Communicate suggestions for improvement, opportunities for new tool or service development to relevant  personnel and/or teams.

Manages projects by prioritizing issues and responding to the business needs of  USON and MSH.



 

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
8+ years of pharmacy experience including 5+ years managerial experience (Please note that specific business units minimum years of experience may be different, and may require pharmacy certification depending on state law)

Critical Skills

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) or equivalent required

Minimum of 5 years experience in healthcare and/or systems-related experience in a management postion.

Leadership experience developing and implementing pharmacy programs and strategies.

1+ years of managing, leading and motivating high performing teams. 

3+ years of strong clinical and administrative experience in community based cancer care organization a plus.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with health care providers, including physicians.

Experience managing remote multi-site/state operations and matrix management is necessary for the person to succeed. 


Additional Knowledge & Skills
Excellent verbal and written skills.

Excellent organizational skills.

Advanced knowledge of community oncology healthcare and pharmacy preferred

Competency in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel.


 

Education
4-year degree and must be Registered Pharmacist.



Physical Requirements
General Office Demands

Work will require 30-40% travel

This is a remote/home based position


Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement
No agencies please.

 

A little about us:
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