Pharmacist II – Remote

By | November 3, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Pharmacist II – Remote

Salary : $136000 Per Year

Company : AmeriHealth Caritas

Location : Remote US

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At AmeriHealth Caritas we’re passionate about helping people get care stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation’s leaders in health care solutions we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference we’d like to hear from you.

Headquartered in Philadelphia AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services behavioral health services and other administrative services. Discover more about us at www.amerihealthcaritas.com.

PerformRx is a Pharmacy Benefits Manager (PBM) dedicated to clinical culture boutique service and holistic solutions. Our mission is to help customers doctors and patients use effective medication therapy to improve health and wellness. For more than 15 years our focus has been on providing optimal service through a clinical culture which seeks to provide members with high quality care while ensuring our partners receive favorable costs. That culture is reflected in our employees; more than 80 percent of our staff members are Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians and in the services we provide.

PerformRx is headquartered in Philadelphia. Our dedication to innovation and to providing the most efficacious outcomes is the core of our clinical culture and is the heart of PerformRx. PerformRx is a subsidiary of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies.

*** OPEN TO CANDIDATES NATIONWIDE ***

Responsibilities:

  • Review appropriate clinical material (primary literature clinical guidelines etc.) to prepare medication review material for clients
  • Prepare all clinical material for assigned P&T committee(s) including but not limited to: monographs class reviews new product reviews and prior authorization criteria
  • Present all relevant clinical material to Pre-P&T and P&T committees as well as any other internal or external review required by assigned plan
  • Review rebate opportunities and presents to assigned lines of business as appropriate
  • Model expected financial savings/loss from potential formulary changes
  • Conduct drug utilization reviews (DUR) and data analysis on plan utilization; makes recommendations on formulary improvements based on findings and utilization
  • Maintain plan formularies in online systems
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and regulatory changes in the pharmacy industry and evaluates their effect on pharmacy services
  • Serve as a lead for following up and completing implementation tasks for new lines of business
  • Respond to internal and external drug information questions
  • Submit requests for coding changes
  • Prepare formulary slides and presents at client quarterly and annual meetings
  • Serves as the primary clinical point of contact for assigned lines of business
  • Manage client’s formulary expectations
  • Participate in client audits for assigned lines of business
  • Support the submission of assigned formularies to regulatory bodies
  • Represent the formulary department in multidisciplinary PerformRx meetings
  • Attend required training
  • Performs other job related duties and projects as assigned
  • Domestic travel (up to 5%) as required

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • R.Ph; Pharm D. preferred
  • Active/current pharmacy license in good standing is required
  • Minimum one (1) year of current/recent managed care experience required
  • Minimum three (3) years of current/recent professional pharmacy experience required

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