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CVS Health Network Initiatives Senior Advisor in Scottsdale, Arizona

Job Description

As the Network Initiatives Senior Advisor, you will be responsible for the development, implementation and the ongoing operational management of key existing and emerging initiatives focused on Performance Networks which includes medication adherence, closing gaps, and other key criteria. A particular focus will be on client-specific efforts to evaluate the effectiveness and scalability of products and strategies promoting performance through a network of pharmacies. You will be developing key components of conceptual ideas into the functional building blocks of product offerings and manage these components through implementation and scaling into profitable and operationally viable products. Your work will require close coordination with a series of internal partners and stakeholders as well as with external vendors and providers. Some of your key responsibilities will include:- Working on the development, implementation, and management of Performance Network issues components to successfully bring to launch - Leading the processes that drive new network performance programs, products, and processes to increase results and reduce costs- Implementing the new initiatives that may impact multiple areas across the enterprise including the Enterprise Adherence team - Collaborating across various areas in Retail Administration as well as Legal, Account Services, Marketing, Brand Compliance, etc. - Developing internal and external relationships, reviews reporting, and engages in monthly meetings to drive initiatives to completion - Partnering with clients and others from within the enterprise to achieve the success of network initiatives - Developing performance networks aligned with to help quality metrics that focus on improving client performance ratings such as Stars- Reviewing, assisting, and mentoring the Networks Advisors and other team membersTo be successful, you will need to either bring with you, or quickly attain working knowledge of retail pharmacy and all Caremark market segments. Your success will be driven by your ability to independently drive network outcomes with minimal guidance. You will need to successfully implement programs and initiatives internally and externally.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience working with retail pharmacies and knowledge of pharmacy processes* At least 5 years of experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and to identify, analyze and solve practical problems * 5 or more years working with MS Excel spreadsheets and a strong working knowledge of Word and PowerPoint

COVID Requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions 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, pregnancy, 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. 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, pregnancy, 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. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of client set up activities and claims processing flow* Strong working knowledge of pharmacy network operations and adjudication processes across CVS Caremark platforms * Experience conceptualizing and developing creative solutions in ambiguous situations* A good understanding of healthcare plans and benefits for provider/payer needs * Knowledge of NCPDP transactions, Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan Requirements, and Network Rebate transactions * Project management experience* Strong organizational and analytical skills* Well developed leadership skills and competencies* Experienced independent judgment and initiative* Knowledge of client set up activities and claims processing flow


  • Bachelor's degree required* Masters degree preferred* Equivalent Combination of education and experience may be considered

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.