Clinical Pharmacy Specialist:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Chattanooga Tennessee
Perform activities that support pharmacy management in the administration of drug benefits including participation in processes required for daily operations of pharmacy reviews, clinical pharmacy programs, vendor activities, and daily oversight and monitoring.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

  • Triage requests by providers and/or members/members representatives for pharmacy prior authorizations, exceptions, and appeals
  • Enter authorizations and test claims into the pharmacy benefit system to ensure appropriate claim adjudication
  • Perform system edits, data entry, and complete tracking logs
  • Assist with departmental audits and quality improvement activities

Job Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or equivalent


  • 2 years - Pharmacy experience required


  • National Certification as Pharmacy Technician (PTCB)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Must be a team player, be organized and have the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Proven decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge in Medical terminology

Job Specific Requirements:

Candidates with MHK experience strongly preferred. This is a customer service position to assist providers with pharmacy prior authorizations.

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