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Director Pharmacy Utilization Management
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Des Moines, IA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy OR PharmD
  • ActiveandunrestrictedPharmacylicenseinIowaorSouthDakota(individualmustbelicensedinthestateinwhich they reside) or ability to obtain within 6 months from date of hire
  • 8+ years of managed care pharmacy or pharmacy residency program experience, including demonstrated coaching/mentoring experience,andbroadunderstandingofthehealthcaredeliverysystem,managedcareandpharmacybenefitmanagementsystems, plan design and overall operations. Minimum of 3 of those years being leadership experience in PBM or health plan pharmacy UM department
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, including building/developing high performing leaders and leaders of teams that consistently deliver value-added results
  • Humanistic approach to leadership with experience in building, leading, motivating, evaluating teams and complex programs. A collaborative leader with experience building consensus and influencing decisions through the development and maintenance of effective working relationships with executive management
  • Ability to measure, evaluate and/or improve work processes, programs, and services; ensures alignment with strategic goals
  • Self-starter able to produce quality results based off strong decision-making skills
  • Excellentanalytical,problemsolving,andcriticalthinkingskills.Abilitytoindependentlymakeeffectiveevidence-baseddecisions and coach/guide others
  • Outstandingwrittenandverbalcommunicationskills.Abilitytoeffectivelyarticulatecomplexinformationacrossalllevelsofan organization, including senior leadership and non-clinical/technical audiences. Strong presentation skills
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines
  • Self-starter able to produce quality results based off strong decision-making skills
  • Effectivetimemanagementandorganizationalskillswiththeabilitytoprioritizeinitiatives,alignappropriateresources,clearly articulate expectations to others, and motivate teams in order to achieve success
  • Adaptable and flexible with change and also have the ability to effectively lead teams through change
  • Understanding of applicable rules, regulations, and guidelines. Must be aware of implications to department
  • Strong ability to leverage industry knowledge, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to build rapport, credibility, and collaborative partnerships with clinical peers, leaders, and stakeholders; applies skillful consulting abilities to influence corporate decisions
  • Is forward-thinking, exhibits the ability to learn quickly; advocates and leads change efforts; analyzes successes and failures for improvement opportunities; enjoys challenges. Works well under pressure while remaining adaptable, open to feedback and focused during unanticipated challenges
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Windows Office Suite, including Word and Excel
  • Travel required up to 25% to meet with vendors, clients and attend conferences
  • MBA or Master's degree preferred
  • Success with end-to-end management of complex programs from inception through execution and ongoing optimization
  • Strategic planning experience

1,001-5,000 employees

Mutual insurance provider
Company Overview
Wellmark’s mission is to provide a broad array of high quality, accessible, affordable, and cost competitive health insurance products and services. The company is committed to delivering affordable and sustainable healthcare options by collaborating with various health-care partners to ultimately deliver a greater quality of health and life to future generations.
  • Medical and prescription drug coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision plan
  • Compensation: comprised of two components: base pay or annual salary, and potential pay from the Performance Incentive Program (PIP), awarded annually when financial and customer measures are successfully achieved.
  • Financial Benefits: competitive financial benefits through a generous 401(k) savings and investment plan.
  • Educational assistance
  • Pathways to Wellness incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Time off
Company Core Values
  • Use your strengths
  • Develop your story
  • Focus your health