Drug Utilisation Review Pharmacist

Drug Utilisation Review Pharmacist

Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent

Job description

One of our Nomad Now Clients, a JSE listed financial services group, is seeking a Drug Utilisation Review Pharmacist with at least three years’ experience in a similar role.


  • Minimum three years’ experience in a similar role
  • Knowledgeable about chronic disease medication, clinical knowledge and Drug Utilisation Review
  • Previous experience in a Managed Healthcare environment is advantageous
  • Ability to speak another South African language proficiently is advantageous
  • B Pharm Degree
  • Registration with the SAPC
  • Assist in achieving the targets set for the team and department by taking calls from members and providers when required
  • Effectively process chronic medication applications by applying DUR principles, clinical policies and reference pricing
  • Provide authoritative expertise, clinical support and guidance to pharmacist assistants, DRM, coaches, clients and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure overall provision of a cost-effective and competitive Chronic Medicine programme
  • Consult with appropriate specialists involved in studies, education and treatment of chronic ailments
  • Participate in and support other multi-skilled tasks and processes e.g. Chronic drug ex-gratia process, Disease Management Programs, Fund reporting, Medicine Management programs
  • Interact and communicate directly with prescribing doctors, dispensing service providers and members in a professional manner aligned to the values of the company
  • Provide education and training to the team and other internal parties to ensure that the business unit service objectives are met
  • Maintain system files on each patient enrolled, intervene in accordance with prescribed clinical guidelines, and provide regular outcomes reports on all cases and programs
  • Create awareness, encourage and document savings in relation to the client scheme's benefit structure
  • Assist in the conceptualisation, planning and implementation of new managed care products and the benefit design of our client schemes when required

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Posted on 20 Oct 07:58

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