Assistant Director, Pharmacy - Managed Care - TCHP

Position: Assistant Director, Pharmacy - Managed Care - TCHP

Job ID: 147657

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Medical Affairs

Talent Area: Pharmacy

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for Assistant Director of Pharmacy TCHP – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide highly specialized integrated clinical pharmacy services through drug usage review, formulary analysis, disease management evaluations, and ongoing academic detailing of targeted providers.


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Responsibilities :

  • Share the responsibility of strategic planning and direction, business growth and profitability for pharmacy products and services
  • Work with senior management to develop appropriate objectives and financial targets for all aspects of drug product benefit coverage and reimbursement
  • Act as liaison to various groups and organizations while representing TCHP and its interests
  • Design and implement robust academic detailing and other educational programs
  • Author and contribute to pharmacy related articles for TCHP
  • Demonstrates time and resource management skills by delegation of responsibility, prioritization, and collaboration


  • Knowledge regarding drug metabolism and patient care monitoring
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of all drugs, procedures, and professional practices used in the operation of pharmacy and institutional pharmacy practices
  • Excellent computer, word processing, spreadsheet and database management skills
  • PharmD Required
  • RPH-Pharmacist Required
  • Three years registered pharmacist experience and one-year pharmacy residency or 3 experience in managed care required

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