GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the general direction of the Associate Director or designee, the Consultant Pharmacist IV functions as a team member of the drug utilization review and medication management therapy programs within Clinical Pharmacy Services (CPS). CPS is responsible for administering client-specific programs to provide clinical expertise in regards to prior authorization for member prescriptions and client member’s drug therapy. This position will participate in prospective and retrospective DUR activities including, but not limited to: handling live calls from physicians and pharmacists, reviewing appropriate drug therapy, coordinating and managing the request for prior authorization process, and participating in the development of clinical drug use criteria. This position will also be responsible for the orientation, training and indirect supervision of the Consultant Pharmacists and Pharmacy Associates.