Top Pharmacy Job: Managed Care Clinical Pharmacist in Sacramento, CA

If you are a pharmacist with experience in a managed care clinical setting and are looking for a new career challenge, Rx relief® has an exciting opportunity for you in Sacramento, California. This is a temp-to-hire position.

The managed care clinical pharmacist is responsible for reviewing prior authorization requests and making determinations for drug products according to member benefits and coverage criteria, setting criteria for medication analysis, coordinating reports to clients, and meeting regulatory reporting requirements for drug utilization review, and fraud and abuse reporting.

Other duties include developing clinical criteria for review of non-formulary or non-preferred drug list medications and communicating recommendations to clients, as well as overseeing the drug utilization review and medication therapy management programs at the assigned plan to meet Medicare Part D requirements, and developing systematic reviews of prescription claims to meet strategic initiatives.

The pharmacist hired for this position will also be responsible for developing clinical edits effective at the point of sale to enhance drug utilization that relies on evidence-based criteria. In addition, the pharmacist will provide clinical guidance and support to assigned pharmacy technicians, develop and review guidelines for prior authorization and non-formulary drugs, ensure and evaluate quality controls, and improve the performance of pharmacy practices.

This position also requires research on drug information to maintain drug and disease knowledge for application to prior authorization reviews.

The requirements for the job include:

  • A valid, open and active California pharmacy license
  • R. Ph. or PharmD
  • At least one year of recent pharmacy experience in a managed care setting

As an Rx relief employee, you qualify for a generous array of benefits, including:


  • Health Insurance with prescription coverage
  • Vision/Dental
  • 401(k), Financial Advice
  • Cafeteria Plans

This position is located in Sacramento, California, the state capital. The metropolitan area of Sacramento is the fourth largest in California, with a population of almost 2.5 million. TIME magazine has named the city the most diverse in the United States. The city was named after the Sacramento River, which runs along its western border.

If you are a pharmacist looking for a job, Rx relief® should be the first place you go. We have a track record of success in placing pharmacists with the best of staffing awards to prove it. We give all our job candidates the personal attention needed to find them the job that best fits their skills, experience, and interests. Give us a call today.