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CHIEF, PHARMACY SERVICES DIVISION (CLINICAL PHARMACIST)

PROGRAM MANAGER III

Recruitment #18-005478-0027

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Office of Systems, Operations and Pharmacy, Maryland Medicaid Pharmacy Program, Pharmacy Services Division, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to manage the Pharmacy Services Division including all aspects of the Claim Processing and Clinical Preauthorization/IV claims Section of the Medicaid Pharmacy Program by utilizing professional and clinical knowledge including clinical guidelines to ensure that the pharmacy services provided by the Program are medically necessary and appropriate, cost-effective, and readily accessible to Program participants. Oversight of the Pharmacy Services Division also includes call center operations and provider relations. This position also coordinates participants care with Clinical Services Divisions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified candidates must possess a Maryland Pharmacist license with 4 years of experience as a Registered Pharmacist with 2 years of Clinical pharmacy and/or pharmacy claims processing. 

The successful candidate should have training in advanced pharmacy practice in pharmacotherapy and perform data analytics in reimbursement methodologies.

SELECTION PROCESS

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.