Aetna Clinical Pharmacist in Houston, Texas

Req ID: 46910BR


This is a Clinical Pharmacist Position supporting Medicaid Prior Authorization.

These positions are 2nd shift. The required hours are 8PM to 4:30AM.

Fundamental Components:

Candidates need to have:

Experience with clinical decision making Utilizing formularies Applying clinical guidelines.

Experience working in a high production team environment.

Experience reviewing medical records, clinical literature, and composing SOAP notes.

Flexibility and ability to adapt to changes. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint). Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Willingness to work weekends and occasional holidays.

Office based, must have an active and unrestricted AZ License.


Current unrestricted state license is required.

Previous (1+ years) clinical pharmacy experience required.

Understanding of medical and pharmacy terminology is required

Knowledge of clinical program components, formulary designs, and prescription benefit trends is required

Managed care experience preferred.


The minimum level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Doctor of Pharmacy.


Pharmacy/Licensed Pharmacist is required


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Health Care