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Anthem, Inc. Pharmacist Consultant in Seattle, Washington


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Pharmacist Consultant

*Location: PST states only within 2 hours of a major airport

The Pharmacist Consultant is responsible for supporting disease management programs and physician's care plans through drug therapy evaluation and consultation for program participants.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides pharmaceutical care to members, telephonically, by conducting Comprehensive Medication Reviews (CMRs) for Polypharmacy, drug allergies, clinical effectiveness, cost-effective drug selection, dose optimization, contraindications, adverse effects, potential drug interactions, therapeutic outcomes, and adherence.

  • Evaluates medication needs and therapies thorough review of medication history to determine if medications are appropriate.

  • Determines potential barriers to compliance and identifies solutions to overcome barriers.

  • Ensures that members understand the appropriate use of current prescriptions.

  • Reviews medications with physicians when therapies do not meet national standards and counsel physicians around alternative medications.

  • Serves as a resource to the clinical team in disease management and other clinical areas.


  • Current, unrestricted Pharmacist license in the state of practice.

  • RPh and minimum 2 years of clinical experience as a licensed pharmacist; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • PharmD preferred.

  • Experience with direct patient counseling or education preferred.

  • Experience working with members and providers on Medication Therapy Management to optimize medication use required.

  • MTM Certification a plus.

  • Ability to multi-task is essential.

  • Proficient written, oral and interpersonal communication skills required.

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.

  • This opportunity is for 2nd shift 12pm - 8:30pm. May require response during non-standard hours. Weekend rotations are required.

  • Call center experience preferred.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

REQNUMBER: PS51813-Washington