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Pharmacist: Medicine Intervention

Company Medihelp
Reference # Cicelia Strauss
Published 21/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
The position became vacant due to a promotion
Job Functions Administration
Industries Insurance
Specification

Perform drug utilization review (DUR) on applications for chronic and PMB medicine according to accepted clinical protocols and formularies.

Register and update patient-specific Risk Equalisation Fund (REF) templates in accordance with REF entry and verification criteria.

Handle telephonic enquiries and amendments requested by doctors.

Handle enquiries received from Contact Centre consultants.

Handle medicine order requests.

Compile and update clinical protocols according to the most recent treatment guidelines as published on an ad hoc basis.

Handle pre-authorisation of all medicine items.

Conduct research into the designated area of interest or expertise.

Give input on system developments and formularies.
Requirements

BPharm degree.

Registration with the South Africa Pharmacy Council.

2 years applicable experience.

Previous experience in DUR will serve as a recommendation.

Computer literate in MS Office.

Knowledge of pharmacology, the Medicines and Related Substances Act, Pharmacy Act, Medical Schemes Act and the Regulations, e.g. PMB and algorithms for CDL conditions.

Successful completion of the selection process based on criteria that determine the candidate’s potential with regard to the following competencies:

- Customer Focus;

- Technical and Professional knowledge and skills;

- Financial Insight;

- Business Insight;

- People Development;

- Cross functional interaction;

- Building trust and credibility;

- Good verbal and written English communication skills;

- Visionary Leadership;

- Teamwork
Job Closing Date 28/02/2020
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