Medical Director (Medical Affairs)

CVS Health

2.7

(75)

MN

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    Position summary

    • Oncology, Dermatology, or Internal Medicine Board Certification highly desired.

    The Medical Affairs department provides clinical business support to the entire enterprise and provides clinical oversight and mentorship for CVS Health clinical programs, PBM Clinical Quality activities, consultative support to the P&T process, formulary development, drug information services and pipeline activities, and provision of clinical leadership to various internal departments (e.g., specialty pharmacy services, clinical product development, Enterprise Analytics, Compliance, Legal, Accreditation) and clients.

    The Medical Director (Medical Affairs) will report into the Medical Affairs Department and is responsible for clinical support and consultative activities across the PBM. In this role you may provide consultative clinical support to Account Management in support of Key Clients as assigned.

    The Medical Director transacts Utilization Management UM activities (prior authorization and appeals) and responds to prescriber inquiries related to UM transactions and more generally related to CVS Health coverage policies.

    Medical Directors at CVS Health are encouraged to model the highest levels of clinical integrity, knowledge and cross functional thinking and decision making. Medical Directors represent the clinical decision making and professional thought process of the prescriber as a partner across the enterprise's decisions and planning.

    • Each Director is responsible for providing oversight of a portion of CVS Health's clinical programs and commercial client program support. Will share in reviews of utilization management (PA) criteria and clinical policy revisions/reviews.

    • Directors will spend a portion of most days completing assigned medication utilization reviews (PA) and/or medical necessity appeals for commercial clients, governmental (Medicare/Medicaid) programs and individual client requested coverage determinations or appeals when appropriate.

    • Medical Directors will participate in inter-rater review activities and other quality oversight processes for internal Director UM decisions. If specifically assigned to one business segment (i.e., Medicare clients), each director will become sufficiently skilled in various UM programs to support other segments (including commercial and Medicaid) on evening and weekend coverage.

    -In this role you'll perform a share of special clinical investigations and research as requested by the Senior Medical Director, Medical Affairs. These projects can include brief reviews of published literature around specific pharmaceutical questions or more in-depth projects requiring collaboration with pharmacists within Medical Affairs and in business units outside of the Department. CVS Health, a Fortune 4 company, has an outstanding opportunity for a Medical Director (Medical Affairs).

    The Medical Affairs department provides clinical business support to the entire enterprise and provides clinical oversight and mentorship for CVS Health clinical programs, PBM Clinical Quality activities, consultative support to the P&T process, formulary development, drug information services and pipeline activities, and provision of clinical leadership to various internal departments (e.g., specialty pharmacy services, clinical product development, Enterprise Analytics, Compliance, Legal, Accreditation) and clients.

    The Medical Director (Medical Affairs) will report into the Medical Affairs Department and is responsible for clinical support and consultative activities across the PBM. In this role you may provide consultative clinical support to Account Management in support of Key Clients as assigned.

    The Medical Director transacts Utilization Management UM activities (prior authorization and appeals) and responds to prescriber inquiries related to UM transactions and more generally related to CVS Health coverage policies.

    Medical Directors at CVS Health are encouraged to model the highest levels of clinical integrity, knowledge and cross functional thinking and decision making. Medical Directors represent the clinical decision making and professional thought process of the prescriber as a partner across the enterprise's decisions and planning.

    • Each Director is responsible for providing oversight of a portion of CVS Health's clinical programs and commercial client program support. Will share in reviews of utilization management (PA) criteria and clinical policy revisions/reviews.

    • Directors will spend a portion of most days completing assigned medication utilization reviews (PA) and/or medical necessity appeals for commercial clients, governmental (Medicare/Medicaid) programs and individual client requested coverage determinations or appeals when appropriate.

    • Medical Directors will participate in inter-rater review activities and other quality oversight processes for internal Director UM decisions. If specifically assigned to one business segment (i.e., Medicare clients), each director will become sufficiently skilled in various UM programs to support other segments (including commercial and Medicaid) on evening and weekend coverage.

    -In this role you'll perform a share of special clinical investigations and research as requested by the Senior Medical Director, Medical Affairs. These projects can include brief reviews of published literature around specific pharmaceutical questions or more in-depth projects requiring collaboration with pharmacists within Medical Affairs and in business units outside of the Department.

    Required Qualifications

    • Minimum of 5 years clinical experience in direct patient care.

    • 2 or more years proven experience in clinical outcomes, with a solid understanding of medical statistics, regulatory agencies, and analytic programs

    Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state in which the candidate is located.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Combination of five years of management and/or clinical experience in a managed care environment and health administration, including adequate clinical experience in direct patient care and working with professionals at different levels as a teammate (e.g., RNs, PharmDs, etc.).

    • Master's Degree in Public Health Administration or MBA preferred, UM/QA certification desired

    • Oncology, Dermatology, or Internal Medicine Board Certification highly desired.

    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite

    Education

    • Must be graduate of an accredited Medical School and Residency Program

    • ABMS or AOA Board Certified in a recognized medical specialty, preferably in a Primary Care field (Internal medicine, Family Medicine)

    • Possess an unrestricted active license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States, or the District of Columbia

    • Required annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) up to date and must remain current in medical and management areas during employment

    Pay Range

    The typical pay range for this role is:

    $174,070.00 - $374,900.00

    This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above. This position also includes an award target in the company's equity award program.

    In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company's 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off ("PTO") or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.

    For more detailed information on available benefits, please visit jobs.CVSHealth.com/benefits

    CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

    You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

    CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through [email protected] If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.

    Why you should apply for a job to CVS Health:

  • 62% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 52% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.