Overview

Connect passion with purpose. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the population of Georgia as our work impacts past, present and future generations.

What we offer. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending on the position.

Make your mark in public service. As an accredited public health department, we’re seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Women’s Health Pharmacist within the Division of Medical-Clinical Services, Office of Pharmacy.

Won’t you join us?

This is a grant-funded position.

The Women’s Health Pharmacist will support the Women’s Health Program for the Office of Pharmacy.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform pharmaceutical and medical supply sourcing, reconciliation, and invoice management
  • Serve as the Formulary and Therapeutics Committee Chair for Women’s Health
  • Provide clinical, educational, informational services for the Women’s Health Programs
  • Participate in clinical and programmatic meetings for the Women’s Health programs
  • Serves as the pharmacy lead for Women’s Health Nurse Protocols and others as assigned
  • Act as the liaison between pharmacy services and the Women’s Health Program staff
  • Identify performance improvement opportunities and make recommendations of ways to improve Women’s Health clinical and distributive services
  • Serve on various committees, such as, Maternal Substance Use Sub-Committee
  • Serve as the 340B expert for Women’s Health to provide the highest level of insight needed to understand the current 340B landscape, develop training and competency tools, maintain compliance, and perform audits
  • Shares expertise and communicates to staff regarding updates to 340B policies and procedures
  • Attend 340B trainings and share lessons and hot topics with staff
  • Monitor and assess 340B guidance and/or rule changes, including, but not limited to HRSA/OPA rules and Medicaid changes
  • Provides timely and accurate communication, both written and verbal as appropriate
  • Audits all Women’s Health points of service where 340B participation occurs to ensure compliance with 340B program requisites, including entity and patient qualifications and ensure consistent processes are followed across all
  • Conducts onsite assessments of DPH facilities for Women’s Health practice and works with the program to report deficiencies identified for appropriate resolution

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate or professional degree in pharmacology from an accredited college or university AND current Georgia license to practice pharmacology AND Six months of professional pharmacology experience,

OR

One year of experience at the lower level Pharmacist 1 (HCP150) or position equivalent.

About Georgia Department of Public Health

Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and leaders encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.

The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.

Employment Information

Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.

DPH accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DPH will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.

As an employee of DPH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: DPH-HR@dph.ga.gov.

DPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

TO APPLY: In order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the GA Department of Public Health’s Online Employment Application.

This job application can be found at www.dph.georgia.gov. Click on "About DPH" and then “Careers” and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION AT www.dph.georgia.gov