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Pharmacist Consultant

Location:

  • VA, Richmond
  • National +50 Miles away from nearest PulsePoint, National +50 Miles away from nearest PulsePoint

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Description

The  Pharmacist Consultant  is responsible for supporting disease management and wellness programs and physicians’ care plans through drug therapy evaluation and consultation for program participants. 

  How you will make an impact:  

  • Provides evaluation of member Rx needs and therapies through review of medication history to determine if medications are appropriate.  
  • Assesses member compliance with plan through direct contact with members and their physicians.  
  • Determines potential barriers to compliance and identifies solutions to overcome barriers.  
  • Ensures that members understand appropriate use of current prescriptions.  
  • Educates members on possible duplicate therapies, interactions, adverse effects and ineffective therapies.  
  • Evaluates use and impact of non-prescribed supplements on therapy and counsels members as appropriate 
  • Reviews medications with physicians when therapies do not meet national standards and counsels physicians around alternative medications.  
  • Serves as a resource to clinical team in disease management, wellness, and other clinical areas.  
  • Works collaboratively with Nurses, Health Educators, Dietitians, and other health professionals 
  • Maintains and enhances positive relationships with clients and responds to a wide variety of pharmacy-related questions 
  • May conduct research when needed to respond to member or physician inquiries and may be assigned to special project work, such as conducting in-service training or developing applicable protocols    

Minimum Requirements:  

  • Current, unrestricted Pharmacist license in the state of practice.  
  • RPh and minimum 2 years of clinical experience as a licensed pharmacist; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.  PharmD preferred 
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.  
  • This opportunity is for 2nd shift 12:30-9pm EST M-F. (May be located in any time zone and support EST hours).  May require response during non-standard hours. Weekend rotations may be required.  
  • Experience working with members and providers on optimizing medication regimens to balance Evidence Based Medicine and personal considerations is required  
  • Strong research and analytical skills as well as communication skills (both written and verbal) is required.  
  • Ability to document/type while counseling and viewing clinical or other references is required  
  • Ability to multi-task is essential 
  • Experience with direct patient counseling or education is required 
  • Must be able to attend full-time dayshift training Monday through Friday for up to one month upon hire. 

Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:  

  • PharmD preferred.  
  • Call center experience and/or telephonic counseling/coaching preferred  
  • MTM and/or CDCES Certification a plus.  
  • Board Certification is a plus  
  • Fluent and bilingual in Spanish (or another language) and English is a plus  
  • Knowledge of managed care, pharmacy benefit management and integrated health systems is preferred 

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $127,680.00 to $159,600.00

(min-max to post is all geo zones applicable to the specific job code for the requisition found on the Job Catalog and Geo Zones document from compensation …do not include this information in the parenthesis in the job posting, this is for instruction only)

Locations:  Colorado; Nevada, Jersey City, NJ; New York City, NY; Ithaca, NY and Westchester County, NY

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company.  The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws .

* The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.


Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.ElevanceHealth.com. Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact ability@icareerhelp.com for assistance.

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