Pharmacy Director Associate/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Pharmacy Director Associate for Specialty Pharmacy will oversee services including inventory procurement, information technology, revenue cycle management, narcotic distribution systems, and provision of specialty pharmacy services to all outpatients (discharge, clinic, and employees). Additional duties include, but are not limited to: establishing and upholding standards of quality, productivity, and performance according to URAC and TJC accreditation standards; complying with all State, Federal, and local regulations including obtaining and maintaining state licensures needed to provide service to defined service area for UK Specialty retail pharmacies and distribution centers; assuring adequate hiring of staff to support operations and maintaining appropriate staffing levels; supervising direct reports including annual performance evaluations and disciplinary action as necessary; and participating in development of new specialty pharmacy initiatives with Pharmacy Enterprise management and UK Healthcare leadership.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).

Job Title
Pharmacy Director Associate/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Pharmacy Director Associate/UKHC - Specialty Pharmacy

Department Name

Work Location

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Pharm D

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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally standing, walking with, and/or lifting objects up to 25lbs; regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; performing repetitive motions (such as typing); and traversing the campus for meetings.


Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, 40 hours/week. May be required to work overtime as needed. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position that requires a flexible schedule.


Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); Leadership skills; Clinical knowledge; Knowledge of federal, state, and other pharmacy laws and regulations; Project management.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current Pharmacist License in good standing?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please list any state(s) in which you currently hold a registered pharmacist license.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe any experience you have as a pharmacist in an academic medical center or teaching hospital in an ambulatory pharmacy setting?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How many years of pharmacy management experience as a pharmacist do you have?
    • None
    • More than 0 years, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 7 years
    • More than 7 years
  5. * Please describe your experience in the daily management of pharmacy operations including management of pharmacists and technical staff.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe your retail pharmacy and/or medicare billing experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please specifically describe your experience with billing and providing specialty pharmacy medications?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Do you have current experience with one or more of the following systems - ScriptPro Enterprise Processing System, HQPM, Allscripts, SCM, and/or CCX?
    • None
    • Experience with one of the systems
    • Experience with two of the systems
    • Experience with three or more of the systems
  9. * Have you managed 340B split-billing software or inventory systems?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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