Position Summary: The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for performing various clinical duties related to utilization management of specialty (injectable) medications. This includes but not limited to reviewing and rendering coverage determinations based on clinical criteria and health plan DOFRs (Division of Financial Responsibility). The Pharmacist will provide in depth clinical expertise to physicians and nurses for MemorialCare Medical Foundation (MCMF). The Pharmacist must have the demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Minimum 3 years clinical pharmacy experience required
Managed care and/or provider group experience preferred
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to exercise collaboration, negotiation and other interpersonal skills
Comprehensive knowledge of pharmacology, medical terminology, pathologies, disease states and related information to medical management plan
Ability to utilize analytical skills related to collection, synthesis, analysis and reporting of data
Basic PC skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel required
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, from an accredited school of pharmacy required
Successful completion of post graduate residency training preferred
Current license to practice pharmacy by the California Board of Pharmacy
Internal Number: MEM003182
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