Medication Utilization and Formulary Data Analyst
Job ID: R0027788 | Pharmacy | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
The Medication Utilization and Formulary Data Analyst is responsible for supporting Medication Utilization Strategy (MUS) and the University of Virginia (UVA) Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) committee to ensure safe, effective and value-based medication use at UVA. Strong skills in data analytics, database management and SQL will be beneficial. Experience in pharmacy or health systems preferred, but not required.
  • Creates and maintains a database of P&T Committee actions and prepares routine and ad hoc reports.
  • Designs, implements and maintains reporting tools for cost savings and quality improvement initiatives to support operational and clinical pharmacy initiatives to improve the medication use process, enhance safety and reduce costs.
  • Develops and maintains reports and dashboards related to drug shortage management, purchasing history and utilization trends to mitigate drug shortages.
  • Evaluates opportunities for inventory optimization, including pricing and contract opportunities, expiring medication review and par optimization across the pharmacy enterprise (inpatient, clinics, infusion, etc.).
  • Builds and maintains electronic tracking and tools for non-formulary requests and refrigerator temperature excursions.
  • Responds to data requests in a timely and professional manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $24.72 - $39.55 Hourly

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, IT or related field required.
  • Experience: 3 years of relevant experience performing data analysis, extraction and systems interface, or 3 years of relevant experience in pharmacy data analysis.
  • Licensure: None required.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

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Charlottesville, VA 22903

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