Jul 12, 2022

Medication Utilization and Formulary Data Analyst

  • UVA Health System
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA

Job Description

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. Prior experience in pharmacy or health systems preferred but not required.

  • Create and maintain a database of P&T Committee actions and prepares routine and ad-hoc reports
  • Design, implement, and maintain 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
  • Develop and maintain 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
  • Respond 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: Experience: 3 years relevant experience performing data analysis, extraction and systems interface, or 3 years 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.

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