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Intermountain Healthcare Pharmacy Industry Relations Director - SH - Remote/Hybrid in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description:

The Director of Pharmacy Industry Relations has direct oversight of more than $250 Million in annual rebate revenue and plays a significant strategic role in the formulary management of more than $1.5 Billion of pharmaceutical expense. This position is responsible for pharmacy contract negotiations and contract coordination for all SelectHealth lines of business including Commercial, Medicare Part D, Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM), and rebate aggregation. In addition, this position is responsible for the billing, collection and reporting of all pharmaceutical company rebates. This includes responsibility for the creation and maintenance of all financial reporting controls relative to the rebate processes

Reporting to the AVP of Pharmacy Services for SelectHealth, this leadership position will direct PBM Formulary Manager providing significant strategic formulary management. Will direct and have oversite of a Value Assessment Committee to assure the ability to hit financial rebate and discount targets and has accountability to understand and oversee data analysis in order to optimize rebate growth opportunities.

SelectHealth is a not-for-profit community health plan serving more than 1 million members in Utah, Idaho, and Nevada. As part of an integrated system with Intermountain Healthcare, we share a mission of "Helping people live the healthiest lives possible" to ensure our members and the communities we serve have the highest quality healthcare at the lowest possible cost. SelectHealth’s line of businesses (LOB) include Medicare, Medicaid, FEHB, Marketplace Qualified Health Plans and fully funded and self-funded Commercial plan.

This position will work Monday - Friday. This is a hybrid role without having to move to Utah. Traveling to facility in Utah at least two or so days a month will be expected for this role.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Pharm D. degree or Master’s degree from an accredited school of pharmacy (degree will be verified).

  • Current pharmacist license in the State of Utah.

  • Five years pharmacy practice experience in a managed care or hospital environment, which includes three years of pharmaceutical contract negotiations experience.

  • Five years’ Pharmacy Benefits Management experience understanding clinical and financial analysis of pharmaceuticals.

  • Successful leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful completion of Managed Care Residency.

  • Experience working with Sales, Actuary, Finance, and Compliance departments to assure the production and maintenance of competitive formularies.

  • Experience leading a pharmacy formulary Value Assessment Committee.

  • Strong understanding of risk adjustment and ability to manage to strong Medical Loss Ratios.

  • Experience in the management of a large portfolio of pharmaceutical formularies.

  • Advanced degree in business management or healthcare administration.

  • Strong health care systems orientation including: managed care, retail and hospital pharmacy, pharmacy contracting, pharmaceutical company contracting.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Personal computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets.

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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$83.01 - $119.60

We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged. Learn more about our comprehensive benefits package ( and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion ( .

Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 33 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 3,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 385 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.

Join our world-class team and embark on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment.

To find out more about us, head to our career site here ( .

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Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We intentionally work toward an Intermountain Healthcare that reflects our diverse communities and provides culturally competent care, health equity, and a sense of belonging amongst all our caregivers (employees). This is an important part of fulfilling our mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible. The three pillars of our work are talent experience with Intermountain (application, internship, development, etc.), community benefit, and care delivery.

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Intermountain Healthcare’s PEAK program supports caregivers in the pursuit of their education goals and career aspirations by providing up-front tuition coverage paid directly to the academic institution. The program offers 100+ learning options to choose from, including undergraduate studies, high school diplomas, and professional skills and certificates. Caregivers are eligible to participate in PEAK on day 1 of employment. Learn more. (

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

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