Clinical Pharmacist I

Bluecross Blueshield Of Tennessee, Inc. Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 months ago

PLEASE NOTE: This position is Remote with some geographic restrictions. To be hired for this position, you MUST live in one of the following states:

Tennessee (TN), Georgia (GA), Alabama (AL), Mississippi (MS), Arkansas (AR).

Clinical Pharmacist I will be responsible for reviewing and updating pharmacy related clinical criteria in order to modify prescription utilization and optimize therapeutic outcomes.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists in preparation for the corporate Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee meetings

  • Serves as a clinical resource and drug information specialist to medical, pharmacy, & nursing staff as well as to allied healthcare providers internally and externally

  • Assists in the advanced pharmacy practice rotations for fourth year pharmacy school students

  • Responds to prescriber, pharmacy provider, and member appeals, grievances and complaints related to the provision of pharmaceutical services within established time periods

Job Qualifications


  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Degree


  • 5 years - Clinical experience required, and/or completion of 1 year residency and/or board certification


  • Competency in compendia navigation and research

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint)

  • Capable of functioning in a team environment and sharing responsibility, roles, and accountability with peers and other support staff

  • Must be a team player, be organized and have the ability to handle multiple projects

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

  • Solid understanding of regulatory guidelines (FDA, NCQA, EQRO, CMS) required

  • Working knowledge of statistics and research design


  • Licensed in Tennessee to practice Pharmacy, or eligible for licensure in the state of Tennessee to practice Pharmacy

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BCBST BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc.

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BCBST is an Equal Opportunity employer (EEO), and all employees and applicants will be entitled to equal employment opportunities when employment decisions are made. BCBST will take affirmative action to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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To further our mission of peace of mind through better health, effective 2017, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and its subsidiaries no longer hire individuals who use tobacco or nicotine products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, snuff, chewing tobacco, gum, patch, lozenges and electronic or smokeless cigarettes) in any form in Tennessee and where state law permits. A tobacco or nicotine free hiring practice is part of an effort to combat serious diseases, as well as to promote health and wellness for our employees and our community. All offers of employment will be contingent upon passing a background check which includes an illegal drug and tobacco/nicotine test. An individual whose post offer screening result is positive for illegal drugs or tobacco/nicotine and/or whose background check is verified to be unsatisfactory, will be disqualified from employment, the job offer will be withdrawn, and they may be disqualified from applying for employment for six (6) months from the date of the post offer screening results.

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Clinical Pharmacist I

Bluecross Blueshield Of Tennessee, Inc.