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For more than 80 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has worked to improve the health of all Minnesotans. As a nonprofit organization, we have a long history of making a healthy difference in people's lives and of giving back to the communities we serve. In particular, our industry:leading commitment to veterans, service members and their families helped us to be named the first and only Beyond the Yellow Ribbon health plan company in Minnesota.
We make it easy for you to support veterans groups and other community organizations by providing 20 hours of volunteer paid time off each year - in addition to regular paid time off. The dedication of Blue Cross volunteers has earned us recognition for running one of the most successful corporate food drives in the state; donating nearly 1,500 volunteer hours at Habitat for Humanity worksites; and growing more than 750 pounds of fresh produce at our onsite Community Giving Gardens. Find your place at a company that cares about veterans, our employees, our members and our communities.
Description Summary 13;
The Vice President, Pharmacy, provides executive leadership, direction and decision:making for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesotas (BCBSM) pharmacy program, in alignment with enterprise strategies. This job is responsible for the strategic development, implementation, and management of the companys pharmacy program. In short this leader engages internal and external partners to deliver an innovative pharmacy program for BCBSM clients and members. Additionally, the job provides strategic perspective and leadership in managing overall cost trend and total cost of care and ensures appropriate high quality care delivery in the pharmacy space.
Accountabilities 13;
:Leads and directs BCBSMs overall pharmacy strategy and operations.
:Executive accountability for and oversight over BCBSMs Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) partner.
:Develops and executes pharmacy plans that align with company strategies and objectives.
:Provides leadership and input, as needed, to cost of care, quality, clinical care, and other related programs across the enterprise.
:Designs and oversees the implementation and continuous improvements of the pharmacy program (including the benefit designs, formularies, etc.) assuring lowest net spend and trend while optimizing members pharmaceutical value.
:Ensures process enhancements are implemented to improve efficiency and service levels.
:Oversees the annual pharmacy budget, ensuring operational goals and financial targets are met.
:Collaborates with Sales and Account Management teams to support renewal, RFP, and new sales activities by providing consultation to ensure appropriate pharmacy benefit strategies are recommended, presented, and implemented.
:Meets with key customers as needed.
:Proactively builds local and national relationships in the industry and represents BCBSMN in national forums.
:Manages department staff including selection, performance management, talent development, and employee relations.
Requirements 13;
:Accepting this vice president level position at BCBSM requires signing an Agreement Regarding Non:Disclosure of Confidential Information and Non:Competition as a condition of employment.
:Board certification in Pharmacy with deep pharmaceutical knowledge and experience.
:Active and unencumbered, unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in Minnesota.
:Minimum of 10 years in an administrative, functional or leadership role for a health plan, integrated care delivery organization, PBM or other pharmacy:related industry organization.
:Minimum of 10 years managing people in a direct reporting relationship.
:Significant understanding of the pharmacy industry as well as the operations of a health plan, with practical knowledge of the interdependencies between key stakeholders and processes.
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