The PBM Pharmacist provides clinical support to OHSU Pharmacy Benefit Management Services. Support includes but is not limited to formulary management, coverage determinations, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee support, responding to clinical inquiries, and implementing clinical programs.
B.S. Pharmacy or Pharm.D.
OR Board of Pharmacy - Pharmacist License
Pharmacy practice residency or three years equivalent work experience
2 years or more in managed care, health plan or pharmacy benefit management setting
Drug therapy knowledge (Dosage, indications, side effects, etc.)
Contemporary medication use systems
Drug information through written and verbal consults as well as monographs
Excellent organizational skills
Supervisory concepts (for indirect reports)
The PBM pharmacist will experience competing demands and frequent interruptions from PBM Technicians, clients, members, and other health care professionals
Standing, walking, stooping, reaching, talking and hearing; must be able to work at a workstation 7-8 hours a day; must be mobile enough to travel to various pharmacy sites
Clarity of vision at 20 feet and 20 inches or less; adjustment of eye to bring object into sharp focus
Ability to handle 1 5 pounds by hand frequently; telephone, pager, copier, fax, scanner, personal computer/terminal, common application software
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
PBM operational experience
Specialty pharmacy practice
Pharmacy benefit design
Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee participation
Medication policy development
Project management skills
Specialty Pharmacy certification
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As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm