Aetna Clinical Pharmacist in Dallas, Texas

Req ID: 38953BR

POSITION SUMMARY

With a focus on delivering comprehensive, patient-centered care across the health care continuum, the Clinical Pharmacist will work closely with the JV clinical leadership, Physician Practices and Case Managers to develop and promote strategies and policies that enhance quality of pharmaceutical care in a cost effective manner to establish competitive business advantage

Fundamental Components:

Assesses members medication regimens for indication, effectiveness, safety and adherence issues

Consults with providers, care managers and one-on-one with high risk members - Identify, resolve and prevent medication-related problems

Utilizes clinical and analytical skills to positively impact the health of members while helping to reduce health care costs

Participates in patient Care Conferences and contributes to the patient Plan of Care

Collaborates with the JV Medical leadership and Multidisciplinary Care Team in developing treatment guidelines and demonstrates the impact of these guidelines. May participate in formulary development and management

Monitors prescribing habits of physicians prescribing for JV patients. Makes recommendations to physicians to improve medication regimens as appropriate

Manages pharmacy component of medical benefit for assigned customers

Establishes and maintains external relations. Participates in national, regional and local workgroups, as needed

Serves as first line resource for pharmacy issues for the JV Partner.

Serve as a drug information resource for providers, Multidisciplinary Care teams and members

Consults in quality management initiatives

Assesses customer needs aligning with JV Strategy

Ensures effective communications between customers and business partners

Develops locally driven programs and products and evaluates effectiveness

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

In-depth knowledge and experience in managed care / managed pharmacy / competitive environment.

3-5 years clinical pharmacy/administrative experience or equivalent.

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Pharmacy/Licensed Pharmacist is desired

Telework Specifications:

Dallas, Texas

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

If tactically warranted and logistically possible, participate in practice patient care strategy meetings (huddles) as appropriate either locally or remotely.

When appropriate, conduct at-home assessments and intervention sessions with highest risk patient population.

Consults with Medical Director and/or other appropriate programs/resources to overcome barriers to meeting goals and objectives and presents cases to appropriate resources to obtain multidisciplinary view in order to achieve optimal outcomes.

Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of community resources, payer requirements and network services for target population to maximize benefit to patient overall wellbeing.

Attend meetings as required.

Local travel is required

Other responsibilities as required

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Health Care