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Medical Director (Medical Affairs)

at CVS Health in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Bring your heart to CVS Health. Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand – with heart at its center – our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver. Our Heart At Work Behaviors support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.

Position Summary 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. 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 programsUnrestricted 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* Internal Medicine or Family 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:

$169,000.00 – $364,000.00

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 eligib

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Job Posting: JC250548918

Posted On: Nov 02, 2023

Updated On: Feb 23, 2024

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