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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/10/18

Applications Due08/24/18

Vacancy ID57942

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePharmacy Consultant – 88085

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade25

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $88146 to $102661 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address OHIP, Division of Program Development and Management

One Commerce Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12260

Minimum Qualifications Current DOH employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Pharmacy Consultant, G-25 OR NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service as a Pharmacy Consultant, G-25.
Experience in managed care and/or pharmacy benefits management. Knowledge of pharmacy utilization management practices, formulary evaluation and drug rebate programs. Strong analytical skills are required in order to evaluate large amounts of clinical and/or financial data. Strong presentation skills. Comprehensive knowledge of Medicaid managed care and fee-for-service pharmacy programs including but not limited to drug utilization review (DUR) and formulary and preferred drug list (PDL) development. Experience with the activities of a Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and/or Drug Utilization Review Board and presenting information to stakeholder groups. Strong organizational and follow-up skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

Duties Description The position will report to the Pharmacy Formulary and Operations Manager. Specific duties include: research, analyze, develop criteria, implement, manage and preform quality assurance review of Medicaid pharmacy formulary based on existing law/regulation or changes in federal and State pharmacy law/regulations; communicate and work with Medicaid Managed Care plans to ensure consistent delivery of benefit; contribute to provider, recipient and internal staff communications, including the Medicaid Update; respond in writing or verbally to providers, recipients, government officials and internal contacts; research, analyze and implement Pharmacy budget initiatives. In addition, it is expected that the incumbent will assist in the support of day-to-day formulary systems management while working closely with Pharmacy Policy and Clinical Review and Utilization Management counterparts.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time, competitive.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group, SC/PC/88085

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume to Human Resources Management Group, SC/PC/88085, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code SC/PC/88085 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until August 24, 2018.

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