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Kaiser Permanente Director Pharmacy Contracting (MT-2392) in Downey, California

This jobs's purpose and primary focus is to lead the negotiations with pharmaceutical manufacturers to attain agreements for Commercial, Medicare Part D, Non-prescription and Specialty Drug product utilization. Responsible for maintaining proprietary and strategic relationships with the pharmaceutical industry. Collaborates with and assists the Medical Groups and KP Medical and Pharmacy Leadership in developing and managing drug cost and utilization strategies.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Leads negotiation, contracting and procurement of quality pharmaceuticals used by the entire KP Program, nationwide.

  • Leads and develop strategies for other business lines and other duties as required at the direction of senior National

Pharmacy Leadership.

  • Manages pharmaceutical bids for generic and branded medications.

  • Negotiates contract price, volumes requirements, and language.

  • Develops and coordinates pharmacy purchasing and utilization strategies, programs and intitiaves.

  • Critically evaluate opportunities for value based contracting and benefits designs. Plans, analyzes, coordinates and controls policies and procedures relating to audit trails, distribution, purchasing, quality control and overall compliance with Federal/State/FDA and other regulations.

  • Provide direction and insight to Pharmacy and Therapeutics and Emerging Therapies leadership regarding contracting initiatives and preferred product selection.

  • Commands working knowledge of pricing policy and applicable government regulations.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in contract management of pharmaceutical products medical supplies, medical devices, medical equipment or healthcare commodities including managing bids and negotiating a contract based on the bid from price OR

  • Minimum five (5) years of management experience in a large complex integrated healthcare delivery system, or multiple-facility hospital provider system or similar setting.

Education

  • Degree in pharmacy required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current Registered Pharmacist license by the State of California by date of hire.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in healthcare or business administration.

  • Doctor of pharmacy degree.

Notes:

  • MT-2392.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Director Pharmacy Contracting (MT-2392)

LOCATION: Downey, California

REQNUMBER: 887918

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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