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Per Diem Staff Pharmacist- Elmsford, NY - Accredo at Cigna in Elmsford, New York

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time





Job Description:

This is a PRN role as a staff pharmacist in our backend fulfillment center. Hours will vary based on need.

This role is worksite dependent and is located onsite at our Elmsford, NY location.

Hours of operation may include on call, evenings, and weekends as needed. Main hours will come from PTO coverage.

Coverage will fall within the hours of operation, mostly mid-week hours:

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Staff Pharmacist, Per Diem 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 compounding and dispensing medications within corporate and 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.

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.

oOn Call Responsibilities

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 like hemophilia, oncology, rheumatoid arthritis and growth hormone deficiency. 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: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com 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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