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Pharmacist - Clinical Development
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IL - Northbrook
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2215 Sanders Road Suite 500
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Job Description
CVS Health has an exciting opportunity to join our growing team as Pharmacist - Clinical Development in Northbrook, IL.

As the Clinical Development pharmacist you will perform clinical research for the development and support of clinical content for CVS Health programs including drug utilization review, safety communications, drug coverage programs and formulary management strategies. Additionally, you will support Clinical Affairs projects and be an integral part of a clinical team identifying therapeutic alternatives for formulary strategies.

Strong knowledge of therapeutics and standards in medical practice is required across all drug categories including specialty drugs. Working knowledge of the Medi-Span drug database is desirable.

As Clinical Development pharmacist you should have knowledge of formulary design and utilization management strategies that support formulary programs. Proficiency in creating clinical content that is compatible across all business segments (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, and Exchange) is required with the ability to clearly communicate clinical recommendations in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications
1. 3+ years of relevant work experience in a pharmacy inpatient, outpatient, or managed-care setting.
2. Knowledge of medical literature retrieval and review, clinical program development, and health education.
3. Ability to interpret, evaluate, and utilize evidence-based medical information to develop clinical intervention programs and other managed care products.
4. Previous medical writing experience.
5. PC Office software including Excel, Word, & Powerpoint, Access.
6. Proven ability to work collaboratively and to influence others.
7. Detail oriented and able to prioritize activities.
8. Licensed Pharmacist in the State of Illinois

Preferred Qualifications
1. Residency or BCPS. Knowledge of PBM and benefit design
2. 3+ years of Managed Care or PBM experience
3. Working knowledge of drug management systems (e.g., Medi-Span, First Databank)

B.S. Pharmacy or PharmD. Active pharmacist license in good standing.

Business Overview
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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