Drug Utilization Review Pharmacist in Rancho Cordova, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/9/2019

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Job #:  1016158

Drug Utilization Review Pharmacist

Apex is hiring a Drug Utilization Review Pharmacist in Rancho Cordova. For early consideration, please forward your resume to Jessica Bush at jbush@apexsystems.com.
This will be a 5 month contract from November to April. The schedule will be Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5:30PM. There will be retaining work on the weekends during normal business hours potentially working every other weekend from home once the candidate is comfortable.
Job Responsibilities:
The day to day job responsibilities in this role includes reviewing prior authorization requests, utilizing BSC’s P&T approved clinical coverage criteria, for clinical appropriateness and medical necessity within the regulatory turnaround times. All prior authorization cases are reviewed by our pharmacy technicians and approved when possible utilizing our P&T approved coverage criteria.  Any potential denials require a clinical review by a pharmacist before a final denial is sent to the provider/member. In addition, various potential approvals for high cost medications require a clinical review by a pharmacist. This position has been added to help support membership growth for 2020.
Education and Experience Required:
  • Thorough clinical knowledge regarding therapeutic use of drugs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with computers and related software application.
  • Candidate must be willing to grasp the “team” concept and overall goals of the department.
  • Familiarity with clinical compendia (Micromedex, Clinical Pharmacology, NCCN, AHFS, etc)

About Apex:
For over 20 years, Apex has been connecting top professionals with positions at great companies in contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. We support thousands of job openings per year at companies across North America.
As an employee of Apex, you are valued and part of the Apex family. We provide each employee with an industry-leading benefits program that is designed to support your health, your planning for the future, and your career development.
Apex has resources to support your long-term career and personal development through internal development programs, technical seminars, certification preparation, and certification exam vouchers.
Apex offers several benefits and resources for their employees:
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision and Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401k options
  • Training and Development Programs

To learn more, visit our website: https://itcareers.apexsystems.com/
EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.