Director, Medical Pharmacy Strategy (Remote/Work from Home)

United States

Job Description

Responsible for support and development of Medical Pharmacy program strategy as part of the Medical Pharmacy Business Development team. Responsible for managing current Medical Pharmacy clients and potential new clients. Required to serve as a Medical Pharmacy clinical resource throughout the organization and support all clinical pharmacy programs involving Medical Specialty medications and additional clinical programs as needed. Expected to assume leadership of projects as assigned by VP, Medical Pharmacy Strategy.

Approximately 50% travel
  • Supports overall Medical Pharmacy Product line for health plans through validated program enhancements, creation of usable, client collateral materials with marketing, and onsite client presentations
  • Leads evaluation and identification opportunities for improved management of Medical benefit drugs through clinical research and analytics that improve medical cost savings and provide clinical quality initiatives
  • Manages current clients in all Medical Pharmacy programs such as Fee Schedule Management, Prior Authorization, Post Service Claim Edits, Site of Service and any additional programs. 
  • Develops new opportunities and expands programs for existing clients.
  • Works with analytics team to provide business rules and develop new drug to market cost impact analyses for health plan clients
  • Manages Medical Pharmacy development needs for potential new clients. 
  • Identifies and develops opportunities for improved process efficiencies for Medical Pharmacy programs.
  • Identifies enhanced reporting methodologies for Medical Pharmacy Programs.
  • Supports development and production of Medical Pharmacy Trend Report, owning specific sections as delegated
  • Supports development, production and monitoring of Specialty Pharmacy Pipeline Report.
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with all internal stakeholders
  • Provides Medical Pharmacy expertise within the organization to other business units and within Magellan Rx
  • Develops potential opportunities and all research and materials for  presentations at National pharmacy/healthcare industry meetings, white papers and published papers.
  • Develops appropriate submissions for program presentations at National meetings and for publication acceptance.

General Job Information


Director, Medical Pharmacy Strategy (Remote/Work from Home)



Job Family

Pharmacy Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience

Managed Healthcare, Pharmacy


Bachelors: Pharmacy (Required), PharmD: Pharmacy

License and Certifications - Required

RPH - Registered Pharmacist - Pharmacy

License and Certifications - Preferred

PharmD - Doctor Of Pharmacy, State Licensure - Pharmacy

Other Job Requirements


3-5 years of pharmacy, managed care and pharmaceutical industry experience.

  • At least 1-2 years' Health Plan Pharmacy experience with knowledge of Medical Pharmacy benefit management strategies.

  • Strong interpersonal, consultation, organizational, tracking and follow-up skills.

  • Pharmacy, Managed Care, Pharmaceutical Industry experience.
  • Ability to research, obtain, coordinate, and integrate feedback and directions from diverse operational groups and organizations into a written product.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of legislative/oversight bodies (e.g., URAC-Utilization Review Accreditation Commission, CMS-Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, NCQA-National Committee for Quality Assurance, and ERISA-Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974).
  • Requires an in depth understanding of the pharmacy industry including drugs paid for on the medical benefit and pharmacy benefit. 
  • Generates high confidence in project output and production. 
  • Independent worker requiring little oversight, self motivated.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience and thorough understanding of Microsoft Office products, and other relevant software systems and applications.
  • Data review and interpretation skills required.
  • Must possess RPh  or PharmD license in good standing.
  • Health Plan experience managing drugs on both Pharmacy and Medical benefit.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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