Cigna – Staff Pharmacist-Advanced Therapies- Work from Home (AZ or PA) – Accredo – Warrendale, PA

September 20, 2022

Job Description



Job title: Staff Pharmacist-Advanced Therapies- Work from Home (AZ or PA) – Accredo

Company: Cigna


Job description: POSITION SUMMARY

The Staff Pharmacist interprets physicians’ prescriptions, contacts doctors or other prescribers and/or patients to verify information on prescriptions and expedite processing of order. This position is responsible for regulatory guidelines. The Staff Pharmacist will track order status and outstanding issues as well as consult with patients regarding the use of medications and potential drug interactions. This individual may take calls from customers regarding lost orders or dispensing errors, maintain daily production, quality and service levels, vary work priorities and activities to accommodate business needs. The Staff Pharmacist may also train less experienced pharmacists.

This role is Flex/WFH which allows most work to be performed at home or on occasion at a Cigna office location.

We currently have openings on our Advanced Therapies teams. The ideal candidate will reside in the Tempe, AZ or Warrendale, PA region.

For the Advanced Pulmonary Conditions team the shift hours are Monday-Friday 11 am -8 pm EST or 10 am-7 pm AZ time (or 11 am -8 pm AZ time depending on the time of year ).

For the Immune & Complex Conditions team the sh ift hours are Monday through Friday 11 am – 8 pm EST or 8 am-5 pm AZ time (or 9 am – 6 pm AZ time depending on the time of year ).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

o Provide oversight and quality assurance to pharmacy technicians.

o Interpret physicians’ or prescribers’ prescriptions.

o Contact doctors and/or patients to verify information on prescriptions such as drug strength, prescription sig., and drug name in order to expedite processing of orders.

o Verify and confirm validity of controlled substances.

o Verify prescription information entered in the system by data entry or order entry.

o Contact physicians for new and/or transfer authorization.

o Work with physicians to convert prescriptions to generic or preferred drugs whenever possible.

o Consult with patients regarding the use of medications and potential drug interactions.

o Back up other pharmacists as needed, perform additional duties as assigned by management, or train less experienced pharmacists.

QUALIFICATIONS

o Current resident pharmacist license in good standing.

o Advanced problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve issues.

o Good oral and written communication skills.

o Ability to read and interpret prescriptions.

o Strong focus on customer service, quality and accuracy.

o Ability to manage timelines and meet tight client deadlines.

o Ability to adapt in a changing environment.

o Ability to work a flexible schedule for peak volume times.

ABOUT ACCREDO

Through our range of health care products and services offered, Accredo team members provide in-depth care for patients with chronic health conditions. In addition to health care products, we provide comprehensive management services – including outcomes measurement, counseling, clinical care management programs, social services and reimbursement services. By performing in these very high-touch roles, employees have a daily opportunity to make a positive impact on their patients’ lives.

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: [email protected] for support. Do not email [email protected] for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Cigna has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.


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Location: Warrendale, PA

Job date: Mon, 19 Sep 2022 22:33:18 GMT



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