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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 11/23/2016

Express Scripts Saint Louis, MO

Company
Express Scripts
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
REQ20002719
AJE Ref #
575924593
Location
Saint Louis, MO
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Schedule: Full-time

Job ID: REQ20002719

POSITION SUMMARY

Serve in a Lead role in the processing of mail-in prescriptions including all areas employing Pharmacists in which business needs dictate the need for a Lead role while maintaining productivity and quality standards. Provide expert assistance to team members with issues needing technical expertise. Be a role model of Expressway values and behavior. Assist in identifying and helping resolve recurring issues impacting team key metrics. Seek to continually develop leadership skills. Collaborate with site leadership in the selection of Pharmacist candidates.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Perform staff level Pharmacist duties as assigned within the Lead s respective team/department. Maintain quality and productivity standards as established for the Lead s respective team/department. Serve as a staff level model for Expressway values and behaviors.

* Provide expert assistance to team members with issues needing technical expertise. Provide on-the-job training for new or existing team members. Mentor team to improve their understanding and skills. Act as a liaison to resolve prescription order problems. Work collaboratively with team members to ensure that best practices are shared. Serve as a point of escalation for issues requiring a higher degree of expertise or discretion to resolve customer issues and ensure timely resolution.

* Assist with work plan development and work distributions for team members. Identify repetitive problems or issues and recommend process improvements. Actively participate in continuous improvement events. Update Visual Management tools with performance data and communication of the results on a daily basis.

* Involvement in the process of hiring and interviewing Pharmacist positions. Taking part in leadership meetings and leadership development programs as required. Provides input and recommendations for performance management and employee development.
* Additional duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

* B.S. or Pharm. D. in pharmacy

* 1-2 years experience, preferred PBM experience

* Pharmacist License in good standing in the state in which the facility is located

* WORD, EXCEL, Outlook, power point, mail order operating systems (VAX, KBV, I&W, filenet, compass)

* Good organizational ability, strong attention to detail, ability to work in fast- paced production environment, willingness to work a flexible schedule based on business needs.

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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Our Pharmacy Operations Group is made up of our national network of wholly owned home delivery pharmacies. These pharmacies consist of administrative processing, Therapeutic Resource Centers and dispensing facilities with state-of-the-art technology that work together to provide clients and members with superior services. These facilities offer fast, seamless service to our members as prescriptions are routed between pharmacies for the highest quality and most expeditious processing and dispensing. Our sophisticated information technology systems and wide network of credentialed pharmacists in specific areas of expertise make us the only pharmacy network capable of delivering our unique practice model.

ABOUT EXPRESS SCRIPTS

Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.
Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes.
Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the 'Most Admired Companies' in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services.
We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.
Express Scripts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation.
Express Scripts is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Express Scripts is an EOE
Express Scripts is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class. None of the questions in this application are intended to elicit information regarding any protected characteristics, nor imply any limitation, illegal preferences or discrimination based upon non-job-related information or protected characteristics.Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation and, depending on position requirements, a Department of Defense background investigation. AA/EOE.