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Associate Pharmacy Business Consultant

Highmark Inc.

  • Company Highmark
  • Home, PA
  • Pharmacy
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Highmark Inc.

Job Description : 

JOB SUMMARY

This job is responsible for leading and/or participating in the development and execution of key strategic initiatives for Pharmacy Services. The incumbent will be engaged in multiple cross-functional projects and will be expected to work in a collaborative, highly matrixed manner. The incumbent will also be responsible for directing the opportunity analysis and outcomes reporting for pharmacy's strategic initiatives. In the course of contributing to these projects, the incumbent may be expected to fulfill many different types of roles, ranging from project leadership, problem-solving, data analysis and interpretation, providing recommendations, communicating project updates to the pharmacy leadership team and completing implementation tasks within the specified timeframe. The incumbent will build relationships with personnel in other business units of the organization, and will be expected to work with little supervision. Will likely play a supportive role in shaping the overall strategy and value proposition for Pharmacy Services.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct opportunity analyses and use these analyses to support the development the strategic plan for pharmacy.
  • Interface with stakeholders in other business areas to advance strategic initiatives for pharmacy services.
  • Conduct outcomes analyses for strategic initiatives to determine how the initiative is performing relative to predetermined goals.
  • Provide project updates to Pharmacy management.
  • Support the ongoing operations and assessment of programs and services deployed within Pharmacy Services
  • Determine short and long term remedies for operational, system, and / or process based breakdowns that directly affect the organizations’ ability to deliver or fulfill products or services to clients.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.


EDUCATION


Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration/Management, Finance, Economics, or Healthcare


Substitutions

  • 6 years of related and progressive experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree


Preferred

  • None

EXPERIENCE


Required

  • 5 years in Managed Care OR  the Healthcare Industry
  • 5 years in the area of specialization including experience in leading large projects

Preferred

  • 7 years in a role that includes issue resolution, executive oversight or program / project management.
  • 3 years with Pharmacy Operations

LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS


Required

  • None


Preferred

  • None


SKILLS

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Exceptional communication skills; written and verbal and professional experience interacting with management
  • Proven problem solving skills including financial and data analysis
  • Self motivated and ability to work with minimal direction
  • Exceptional presentation skills 
  • Conflict management skills
  • Knowledge of the organizations products, services, and processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Healthcare Processes and System Interoperability


Language (Other than English):

None

Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Occasionally

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Occasionally

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Rarely

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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