Anthem Pharmacist Consultant (Atlanta, GA location) - PS12259 in Des Moines, Iowa

Pharmacist Consultant (Atlanta, GA location) - PS12259

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Location: United States

Field: Medical

Requisition #: PS12259

Post Date: Aug 31, 2018

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care .

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Pharmacist Consultant (Atlanta, GA) - PS12259

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

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides pharmaceutical care to members, telephonically, by conducting Comprehensive Medication Reviews (CMRs) for Polypharmacy, drug allergies, clinical effectiveness, cost effective drug selection, dose optimization, contraindications, adverse effects, potential drug interactions, therapeutic outcomes and adherence.

  • Evaluates medication needs and therapies through review of medication history to determine if medications are appropriate.

  • Determines potential barriers to compliance and identifies solutions to overcome barriers.

  • Ensures that members understand appropriate use of current prescriptions.

  • Reviews medications with physicians when therapies do not meet national standards and counsels physicians around alternative medications.

  • Serves as a resource to the clinical team in disease management and other clinical areas.

Requirements:

  • Current, unrestricted Pharmacist license in the state of Georgia required.

  • RPh and minimum 2 years of clinical experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • PharmD preferred.

  • Prior call center experience strongly preferred.

  • Experience with direct patient counseling or education preferred.

  • Experience working with members and providers on Medication Therapy Management to optimize medication use required.

  • MTM Certification a plus.

  • Ability to multi-task is essential.

  • Proficient written, oral and interpersonal communication skills required.

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.

  • May require response during non-standard hours.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.