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Cigna Staff Pharmacist, Per Diem - Accredo in St. Louis, Missouri

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.

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 Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, 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 Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

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.

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