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Pharmacist-Clinical Account Manager
Job ID R31352
Date posted 02/24/2023
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Pharmacist-Clinical Account Manager
Overview of Position
The Pharmacist-Clinical Account Manager is responsible for leading the effort to identify, quantify, and develop actionable cost containment strategies. The Clinical Account Manager will also implement pharmacy benefit design best practices to optimize the financial management of the pharmacy benefit while improving health outcomes.
Location: This is a remote/telecommuter position that may require, when travel normalizes, 1-2 overnight trips per month to Columbus, Ohio.
What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?
- Oversee and implement quality improvement efforts
- Accountable for pharmacy and medical claim data mining and analysis in support of developing cost containment strategies
- Accountable for analysis and reporting of key pharmacy benefits metrics and success measures
- The Clinical Account Manager will assist contractors and staff on all matters related to rate setting
- Accountable for preferred drug list (PDL) design and all clinical reporting
- Accountable for strategy development and execution to optimize mandatory Federal, State Supplemental and Medical Supply rebate revenue
- Supports and serves as back-up for the Account Manager and Clinical Pharmacist as appropriate
What are the requirements needed for this position?
- Minimum of three years experience with Medicaid or a large private sector pharmacy benefits manager
- Previous experience working with drug compendia/databases
- Demonstrated knowledge in the clinical therapeutic groupings of drugs using various data elements available through drug databases such as First Data Bank and/or Medispan
- Demonstrated knowledge of CMS rules, regulations, and guidance regarding Medicare and Medicaid
- Ohio-licensed registered pharmacist in good standing
- Pharm.D. degree, MBP, MHA, MPA or other advanced business degree or comparable work experience
What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?
General office demands
How much should I expect to travel?
This is a remote/telecommuter position that may require, when travel normalizes, 1-2 overnight trips per month to Columbus, Ohio.
Employees in roles that require travel will need to be able to qualify for a company credit card or be able to use their own personal credit card for travel expenses and submit for reimbursement.
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The applicable base pay for your state is listed below. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Change Healthcare offers benefits such as a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with Change Healthcare, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
•At Change Healthcare, we include all. We celebrate diversity and inclusivity, respect each other and value our unique experiences. By being our authentic selves, we bring different perspectives into our work and relationships.
•Business Resource Groups (BRGs) play a central role in advancing diversity and inclusion at Change Healthcare. They deepen our understanding of different cultures, people, and experiences, and help foster an inclusive workplace. Change offers eight (8) BRGs. Learn more at https://careers.changehealthcare.com/diversity
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