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CVS Health

Medical Director - CVS Health Medical Affairs





Arizona, United States

Job Description
Are you passionate about improving the health outcomes of CVS Health patients? A Medical Director role in Medical Affairs may be what you are seeking!

This work at home opportunity provides flexibility and can be located anywhere in the country.

The Medical Affairs department provides clinical business support to the entire enterprise and provides clinical oversight and mentorship for CVS Caremark 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).

This position will report to the Medical Affairs Department and is responsible for clinical support and consultative activities across the PBM. The Medical director may provide consultative clinical support to Account Management in support of Key Clients as assigned.

This position transacts Utilization Management UM activities (prior authorization and appeals) and responds to prescriber inquiries related to UM transactions and more generally related to CVS Caremark coverage policies.

Medical Directors at CVS Caremark 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 Caremark‘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.

- Will 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.

Pay Range
The typical pay range for this role is:
Minimum: 141,500
Maximum: 302,500

Please keep in mind that this range represents the pay range for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual salary offer will take into account a wide range of factors, including location.

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

Preferred Qualifications :
Masters Degree or equivalent training in public health or healthcare business related area

Education :
Must be graduate of an accredited Medical School and Residency Program

Current ABMS or AOA board certification REQUIRED (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Gastroenterology preferred)

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

COVID Requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
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.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Public Health Administration or MBA preferred, UM/QA certification desired

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.).

M.D. or D.O. degree required

Current ABMS or AOA board certification REQUIRED (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Gastroenterology preferred)

Business Overview
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.
We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day.
CVS Health is an affirmative action employer, and is an equal opportunity employer, as are the physician-owned businesses for which CVS Health provides management services. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.