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11 Aug 2015

Discovery Jobs for Clinical Pharmacist for Drug Risk Management Unit

Discovery Jobs

Job Description

Discovery Jobs for Clinical Pharmacist for Drug Risk Management Unit. Discovery Limited currently seeks to employ the services of a Clinical Pharmacist for Drug Risk Management Unit. The position requires experience in clinical pharmacy. Interested and qualified candidates are advised to apply

As global thought leaders and a proudly South African company, Discovery Limited is  passionate about innovating and leveraging its assets and scale to ignite meaningful change that adds value to society and stakeholders.Discovery Limited provides innovative and unique financial services and assurance products that integrate with our trend-setting wellness programme, Vitality. Discovery has a strong and growing presence in the South African market and a rapidly expanding international footprint.

More details of the latest Discovery Jobs are as follows:

Key Outputs for Discovery Jobs

  • The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions as a full time employee working from 8:30 – 17:00
  • Drug Benefit Design Support (Eg. Formularies, Medicine reference pricing)
  • Utilisation of drug product price files with clinical coding and benefit groupers for assistance with and involvement in:

         -Drug Benefit Rule development, enhancement and maintenance.
– Clinical research and product evaluation for Drug formularies and drug claims validation rules
–  Drug benefit and policy documentation
-Pharmaceutical coding analysis for new drug benefit design
–  Drug Strategy and project support
-Drug Benefit Rule support to the internal PBM
-Keeping up to date with new clinical developments [e.g. new drugs, protocols, guidelines etc.]

  • Drug claims data analysis supporting risk management projects and strategies
  • Clinical tool development including clinical coding crosswalks for drug risk management and monitoring

Qualification & Experience for Discovery Jobs

  1. Professional Pharmacist (4year degree)
  2. Managed Health Care experience in the following areas;

      o Drug formulary development/management/implementation
o Drug Utilisation Review and Protocol Development
o Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) experience in Drug Benefit Rule

        Implementation/Management (Acute and Chronic)
o Therapeutic drug class database knowledge (Pharmaceutical and Industry

drug coding)
o Drug reference pricing experience in formulary and benefit design
o Drug risk profiling /reporting experience an advantage
o Pharmaceutical coding experience example WHO ATC classification

  • High degree of computer literacy and experience with Microsoft Office programs especially Microsoft Excel and Access

      Method of Application for Discovery Jobs

Interested and qualified candidates for Clinical Pharmacist should apply online by following the instructions on the website below:

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