Director of Pharmacy-Texas Children's Health Plan

Position: Director of Pharmacy-Texas Children's Health Plan

Job ID: 150686

Location: US-TX-Bellaire

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 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Pharmacy Director — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide highly specialized, integrated services through drug usage reviews, formulary analysis, disease management evaluations, and ensuring strong strategic partnerships.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Assist with driving strategic planning and direction, business growth, and profitability for pharmacy products and services
  • Develop appropriate objectives and financial targets for all aspects of drug product benefit coverage and reimbursement
  • Provide knowledge regarding the quality of care for pharmaceuticals and provide input for the development of medical care guidelines
  • Engage with business leaders regarding operational issues related to retail pharmacies and clinician-administered medications
  • Liaise with various groups and manage the relationship with the Pharmacy Benefit Manager
  • Design and implement robust educational programs and contribute to pharmacy-related articles as needed
  • Support contracting, provider relations, members services, and care management with clinical expertise as needed
  • Prepare and submit the annual capital and operating budget


  • Ph.D. in pharmacy required
  • RPH certification required
  • 3 years’ experience as a registered pharmacist AND 1 year in a pharmacy managed care residency program required OR 3 years’ experience in managed care.

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