Pharmacist Clinical Development

Job Description
CVS Health has an exciting opportunity to join our growing team as a Clinical Development Pharmacist! Are you looking for a clinically interesting role that has a big impact on population health? This may be the role you are looking for!

As a Clinical Development Pharmacist, you will create and maintain clinical content for specialty and traditional drugs covered under the pharmacy and medical benefit. You will use and develop a strong knowledge of specialty and traditional pharmaceuticals, disease management and therapeutics. Knowledge of utilization management interventions including prior authorization, step therapy, quantity limits and formulary exception is required.

Additionally, you will work in a matrix relationship with business partners and product teams to identify, develop, and monitor the impact of programs on supporting drug coverage through the pharmacy and medical benefit. You should have experience interpreting drug information to support UM. Knowledge of regulations impacting UM for Medicare, Medicaid and Exchange clients is preferred. It will be necessary to create clinical content for all business segments (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid and Marketplace) including standard and client requested programs with the ability to be consultative to product owners, account management and clients. Knowledge of formulary management and strategy to support existing and newly created formularies is required.

We offer a competitive benefit package including vacation, 10 paid holidays per year, health/dental/vision insurance, employee discounted stock purchase program, 401K, tuition reimbursement, and 20-30% employee discount at all CVS stores.

Required Qualifications
Active pharmacist license that is in good standing
2+ years of relevant work experience or Prior Authorization experience
1+ years experience of clinical therapeutics for specialty drugs
Proven proficiency in literature search and evidence-based medicine with strong oral and written communication skills

COVID Requirements
CVS Health requires its Colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
Residency or BCPS.
Knowledge of PBM and benefit design preferred
2+ years of Managed Care or PBM experience

B.S. Pharmacy or PharmD

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.