Pharmacist Job in San Diego, CA

  • Company: Adecco
  • Posted: November 25, 2016
  • Reference ID: 951416414

Adecco Medical and Science has an opening for a Licensed Pharmacist in San Diego, CA.

This position is for a Clinical Pharmacist working in a Pharmacy Call Center - Prior Authorizations Department. The pharmacist's primary role is reviewing Prior Authorization cases and rendering coverage determinations based on clinical criteria and plan design in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Top Three Responsibilities
1. Pharmacy Call Center - receiving phone calls from prior authorization pharmacy technicians and/or providers for clinical information
2. Consult physicians/providers/ pharmacy technicians with questions, interpret clinical guideline criteria, and render/review coverage determination for prior authorization cases
3. Gather complex clinical information, coverage policy and criteria information and work within regulatory guidelines to make coverage determinations

Knowledge and Skills:

Fully understands pharmacy reimbursement issues (third party insurance, Medicare Part D, Medicaid, formulary management)
Understands the processes and procedures necessary to remedy on-line claim rejections
Up to date clinical skills - (through current work practice or demonstrated upon interview)


- Active, unrestricted California Pharmacist license
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Computer and typing proficiency is required, including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
- Experience in PBM, Commercial (private), and/or Medicare Part D prescription drug plans, programs or formularies
- Experience in Coverage Determinations (prior authorization) or member appeals

8 hour shift must be available between 6am to 10pm PST M-F, 6-3pm PSTT Saturday and Holidays. May change based on business needs. Dependent on business needs, there may be required Overtime and Holidays.

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