Job Number 209116 Facility University Physicians Health Plans Shift Day Department University Physicians Health Plans - HP Statewide Pharmacy Position Type FT: Full-Time Street Address 2701 E. Elvira Rd. City & State US-AZ-Tucson Posting Category Pharmacy
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Banner University of Arizona Health Plans is currently seeking a part-time Health Plan Pharmacist. The Pharmacy Department is responsible for reviewing and processing prior authorization requests as well as providing pharmacy services for internal and external customers.
Location: Banner Corporate, 2701 E Elvira Rd, Tucson, AZ 85756
Hours: M-F, ocassional Saturdays, flexible shift.
About University Physicians Health Plans The University of Arizona Health Plans (UAHP) manage a variety of health plans. Our mission is to advance health and wellness through education, research and patient care.
About Banner Health Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
This position is responsible for maintaining and supporting the Medicare formulary and providing clinical and economic data necessary to make formulary decisions. This position acts as a pharmacy resource for network physicians, health plan members, medical services, care management, and member service staffs as well as other internal partners. Assists in performing all CMS mandated quality and compliance activities. Serves as a pharmacy topic educator and training resource to Medicare health plan departments and personnel.
Provides and assists with the management of pharmacy services to Medicare heath plan members that is consistent with acceptable standards of pharmacy practice and CMS Medicare Part D regulations and guidance.
Assists in defining, implementing and managing Medicare health plan pharmacy programs including the medication therapy and drug utilization management.
Directly interfaces with Medicare members, and network providers concerning pharmacy issues and programs. Designs and delivers staff/community educational programs and provides individual medication counseling, if appropriate.
Produces pharmacy utilization reports as well as clinical and economic data to the health plan and its Pharmacy & Therapeutics committee to assist
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