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CVS Health Clinical Pharmacist in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Job Description

The Clinical Pharmacist provides subject-matter expertise in the development and maintenance of several Enterprise initiatives such as the Formulary Alternative Database, clinical intervention programs, Specialty Site of Care criteria, opioid utilization programs, and specialized drug lists. The main activities of the clinical pharmacist will involve development of clinically and ethically based content for these programs. The pharmacist will work with leadership to prioritize and assure clinical development activities are consistently met. Participation in cross functional teams and committees as the clinical intervention subject-matter expert will also be part of the pharmacist’s daily activity.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have active Pharmacist license in good standing in the State of IL - Knowledge of drug management systems (e.g., Medi-Span, First Databank)- Knowledge of medical literature retrieval and review- Ability to interpret, evaluate, and utilize medical information to develop and enhance clinical programs- 3+ years of inpatient/outpatient pharmacy, PBM, or managed care experience- Medical writing experience- Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Sharepoint

COVID Requirements

CVS Health requires its 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, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

If you are 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 within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PGY1 residency or board certification- Proven ability to work collaboratively and influence othersDetail oriented and able to prioritize work


  • BS Pharmacy or Pharm D. - Active pharmacist license in good standing in IL

Business Overview

At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.