Pharmacist Program Manager/VA Medicaid Health Plan



SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

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This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America’s leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Pharmacist Program Mgr/VA Medicaid Health Plan

*This individual must be Virginia based and willing to travel to our Richmond health plan on as needed basis

Summary: Responsible for serving as the clinical pharmacy subject matter expert for Anthem affiliated Medicaid Health Plan in VA.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:


  • Partners with pharmacy sales and account management to win and retain pharmacy business through clinical consultation and recommendations
  • Acts as a support resource for the sales team regarding efforts to improve the performance of the pharmacy benefit for existing accounts
  • Provides ongoing support to Anthem affiliated Medicaid Health Plan regarding pharmacy clinical programs and performance goals
  • Provides expertise and guidance regarding drug utilization, spend and trend
  • Manages both internal and external stakeholder communications for assigned area
  • Shares insights with matrix partners during the creation and roll out of new pharmacy programs
  • Ensures the proper reaction to and resolution of issues concerning the pharmacy benefit program



  • Requires a current unrestricted VA state license to practice pharmacy as a registered pharmacist (RPh); minimum 2 years of managed care pharmacy experience including knowledge of current health care and managed care pharmacy practices; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background
  • Minimum 2 years of pharmacy benefit management experience strongly preferred
  • Professional designation preferred
  • Excellent clinical skills, analytical ability, strategic planning, organizational, and leadership skills required
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required

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