Pharmacist - Clinical Development (Specialty Pharmacy)

  • Company: CVS Health
  • Location: Northbrook, Illinois
  • Posted: November 09, 2017
  • Reference ID: 703264BR
Position Summary:
CVS Health has an exciting opportunity to join our growing team as a Clinical Development Pharmacist.
As th e Clinical Pharmacist will create and maintain clinical content for specialty drugs covered under the pharmacy and medical benefit. You will have strong knowledge of specialty pharmaceuticals, disease management and therapeutics. Knowledge of utilization management interventions including prior authorization, step therapy, quantity limits and formulary exception is required.

Additionally you will work in a matrix relationship with business partners and product teams to identify develops and monitor the impact of programs on supporting drug coverage through the pharmacy and medical benefit. You should have experience interpreting drug information to support UM. Knowledge of regulations impacting UM for Medicare, Medicaid and Exchange clients is preferred. It will be necessary to create clinical content for all business segments (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid and Marketplace) including standard and client requested programs with the ability to be consultative to product owners, account management and clients

Required Qualifications:
* 2+ years of relevant work experience or Prior Authorization experience
* 2+ years experience of clinical therapeutics for specialty drugs
* Proven proficiency in literature search and evidence-based medicine with strong oral and written communication skills.
* Active Pharmacist state licensure in good standing required
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications:
Residency or BCPS.
Knowledge of PBM and benefit design preferred
2+ years of Managed Care or PBM experience

B.S. Pharmacy or PharmD

Business Overview:
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

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