Staff pharmacist Job at Cigna, Indianapolis, IN

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  • Cigna
  • Indianapolis, IN

Job Description

This is a remote position. Ideal candidates must reside and be licensed in the state of Indiana and preferably reside within an hour of our local site.

The start date for this position is 8/5/2024.

During the 8-week training period, the hours will be Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm ET for all candidates. The 8 weeks of training are essential to your onboarding and ability to learn all aspects of the role.

Once training is completed, randomized shifts will be assigned.


Once a selected shift is assigned, it cannot be changed. Applicants must be open to the possibility of being assigned to one of the following shifts noted below.

  • Monday through Friday 10:30 am-7 pm ET

  • Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 9:30 am-6:00 pm ET and Monday 12:30 pm-9:00 pm ET.

  • M onday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 9:30 am-6:00 pm ET and Tuesday 12:30-9:00 pm ET.


Excited to grow your career?

We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!


Our people make all the difference in our success.


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. 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 will 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 Consult with patients regarding the use of medications and potential drug interactions.
o Contact physicians for new and/or transfer authorization.
o Collaborate with physicians to convert prescriptions to generic or preferred drugs whenever possible.
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 Provide oversight and quality assurance to pharmacy technicians.
o Verify and confirm validity of controlled substances.
o Verify prescription information entered in the system by data entry or order entry.
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 Strong 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.


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.


For this position, we anticipate offering an hourly rate of 51 - 86 USD / hourly, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.


This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.


We want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That's why you'll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you'll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and paid holidays. For more details on our employee benefits programs, visit Life at The Cigna Group | The Cigna Group Careers.


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.


Please note that you must meet our posting guidelines to be eligible for consideration.


Policy can be reviewed at Career Opportunities - Iris (cigna.com).


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 Evernorth Health Services

Evernorth Health Services, a division of The Cigna Group, creates pharmacy, care and benefit solutions to improve health and increase vitality. We relentlessly innovate to make the prediction, prevention and treatment of illness and disease more accessible to millions of people. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

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.

The Cigna Group 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.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Local area, Remote job, Flexible hours, Shift work, Monday to Friday,

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