Clinical Pharmacist (Job ID: 1264), MVP Health Care

Posted: 04/03/18 | SHARE:


MVP Health Care is a nationally-recognized, regional not-for-profit health plan.  We are committed to having a positive impact on the health and wellness of everyone and every community we serve. We care for more than 700,000 members across New York and Vermont, and we are powered by the ideas and energy of more than 1,600 employees – providing a wide range of health benefit plan options with attentive service and flexibility normally associated with a smaller company.  Stop settling for “just a job,” and join a company where you can reach your full potential…and make a positive difference.


This Part-time Pharmacist opportunity will offer a flexible schedule, approximately two (2) days a week.  The individual will perform and be cross-trained in selected departmental job functions as assigned. These include, but are not limited to: Performing prospective and/or retrospective coverage determinations in accordance with MVP pharmacy and/or medical policy coverage criteria and state and/or federal regulations, with appropriate notification to physician, member, and vendor. Performing activities associated with Medication Therapy Management, including evaluating member medication use, developing and implementing a medication action plan, and documenting applicable interventions in MTM software. Evaluating and identifying aberrant prescribing patterns from prescription and medical claims data, with potential physician consultation. Supplying drug related and benefit information to member services, provider relations, utilization management and medical directors. Position will require regularly scheduled weekend rotations. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.



Minimum Education:

BS degree in Pharmacy or Pharm. D.; Current registration and licensure by New York State Board of Pharmacy or ability to obtain licensure prior to employment.

Minimum Experience:

Minimum of 3 years as a licensed, practicing pharmacist in a retail practice or 2 years in a non-dispensing clinical practice.

Required Skills:

• Ability to work well in a team environment with internal and external staff, practitioners and members.

• Excellent customer service skills and ability to deal with stressful situations in a calm and diplomatic manner.

• Exceptional organizational and strong written and verbal communication skills.

• Exceptional clinical skills and ability to independently apply sound clinical judgement to a variety of situations.

• Superior attention to detail and time management skills.

• Intermediate MS Word and Basic MS Excel skills.

• Familiarity with healthcare benefits, pharmacy and medical terminology, and pharmacy claims adjudication process.

• Ability to sit at a workstation for long periods of time in front of a computer.

Additional Information

Position Status: Part-time, Exempt

Location: Schenectady or Rochester, NY

MVP Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis, e.g., Pay Transparency, protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Any person with a disability needing special accommodations to the application process, please contact Human Resources at

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