Pharmacist / Program Analyst (Pharmacy Data Analytics)


Office of Personnel Management, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations

Albuquerque, NM - Nov 08, 2022 via USAJobs

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Are you interested in helping to operationalize the newly enacted Postal Service Health Benefits Program (PSHBP), which will provide health insurance coverage to more than 1.6 million Postal Service employees, Postal Service annuitants and their eligible family members? Join the team charged with leading this opportunity and learn about this important mission from the inside! The work HI does is meaningful, valuable, and extremely dynamic.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PHARMACIST GS-0660: Expert knowledge of and expertise in the U.S.

pharmaceutical industry, drug distribution systems and health benefits delivery including Medicare, Commercial and Health Exchange programs and best practice for coordination of benefits.

Mastery of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative analytical and evaluative methods.

Ability to analyze, evaluate and assess program effectiveness, formulate ideas to improve complex management processes, and advise management on improvements.

Education:nA doctoral degree in Pharmacy that is recognized by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S.

Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.

Licensure:nApplicants must be licensed to practice pharmacy in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

Experience:nApplicant's qualifications background must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary to perform the work of the position.

Pharmacy work requires knowledge of the use, clinical effects, and composition of medications, including their chemical, biological, and physical properties.

Qualifying professional pharmacy experience may involve, but is not limited to: Evaluating medication use patterns and outcomes for patients in hospitals or managed care organizations; Planning, monitoring and evaluating medication programs or regimens; Researching medical literature and/or clinical medication information to provide accurate responses to inquiries.

Basic Requirements for the GS-11 (or equivalent) Grade Leveln3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D.

degree, Ph.D., Pharm.D.

or equivalent doctoral degree.

Basic Requirements for the GS-12 (or equivalent) Grade LevelnIn addition to the requirements for the GS-11 (or equivalent) level, applicants must have a minimum of one year of professional pharmacy experience.

Basic Requirements for the GS-13 and above Grade LevelsnIn addition to the licensure and educational requirements described above, a minimum of one year of professional pharmacy experience that is equivalent to at least the next lower grade level.

Medical RequirementsnApplicants must be able to distinguish basic colors.nFOR THE PROGRAM ANALYST (PHARMACY DATA ANALYTICS) GS-0343: Knowledge of statistical concepts, principles, processes, and procedures required to perform advanced statistical modeling and forecasting to examine and identify key trends and gaps in the data using traditional and advanced methods/techniques as well as analyzing complex statistics and other qualitative/quantitative data.

Ability to use statistical tools to interpret data sets, identify trends and patterns that could prove valuable for diagnostic and predictive analytics efforts.

Knowledge and understanding of National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) standards (D.0 format), National Drug Codes (NDCs), drug classification databases, pharmacy claims processing, drug pricing, and pharmacy claims.nFor the GS-09, One year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the GS-07 grade level (or equivalent) OR a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree; or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree, OR a combination of the specialized experience and education.

For the GS-11, One year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the GS-09 grade level (or equivalent) OR you must have a Ph.D.

or equivalent doctoral degree; or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D.

or equivalent doctoral degree, OR a combination of the specialized experience and education.

For the GS-12, One year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the GS-11 grade level (or equivalent).

For the GS-13, One year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level (or equivalent).

For the GS-14, One year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level (or equivalent).

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.nExperience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.



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