Pharmacy Resident

  • Company: CVS Health
  • Location: Northbrook, Illinois
  • Posted: October 26, 2017
  • Reference ID: 710765BR
Position Summary:
The Specialty Pharmacy Resident is a unique role within the CVS Health enterprise that allows recent pharmacy graduates the opportunity to learn and gain work experience within the PBM and specialty pharmacy setting. The resident will rotate through various departments including specialty product development, manufacturer services, specialty guideline management, product safety, case review unit, analytics and consulting services, and clinical account
management. Additionally the resident will staff one day a week in the specialty pharmacy verifying orders, answering
patient questions and performing drug utilization review. Upon completion of the residency, the resident should have a deeper understanding of how a PBM can cost effectively manage the specialty patient population and the specialty pharmacies role in managing the needs of patients with complex, rare or genetic disorders that
require treatment with specialty medications.

The resident will be expected to complete the following:

-CVS Health approved research project on a specialty focused topic

-Presentation of research project at AMCP annual meeting
-Staff within the specialty pharmacy one day a week
-Completion of all rotation related requirements
-Active participation in monthly residency forum calls
-Precept APPE Pharmacy Students
-Support additional specialty business related needs

Required Qualifications:
-PharmD. from a U.S. accredited school of pharmacy
-Registered Pharmacist licensure in the state of IL by October 2018
-Competency of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
-Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
-Excellent communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Managed Care and/or Specialty Experience

Pharm.D. candidate from a United States accredited program
Pharm.D. required by start date and licensure required within 90 days of start date

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.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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