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Clinical Pharmacist - Call Center - WellMed - San Antonio, TX

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
San Antonio, TX
Date:
12/15/2017
2017-12-152018-01-14
Job Code:
732560
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732560 Clinical Pharmacist Call Center WellMed San Antonio TX

Clinical Pharmacist - Call Center - WellMed - San Antonio, TX (732560)

Position Description

As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, with better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
 
Under general supervision of the Director of Clinical Pharmacy, the Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for performing comprehensive and targeted Medication Therapy Management (MTM) in high risk patients to identify, resolve, and prevent medication-related problems. The Clinical Pharmacist documents the care delivered and communicates essential information to the patient’s primary care providers and the health care team. The Clinical Pharmacist is also responsible to follow processes to improve patient care, outcomes, and quality improvement metrics related to CMS HEDIS/Star ratings and assist in the coordination of the Medical Assistance Program (MAP) for WellMed patients.
 
Please note: This is a full time, office based position located at our WellMed office on NW Parkway in San Antonio.  1 – 4 hour Saturday shift is required every 6-7 weeks.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Utilize prescription and medical claim data to generate clinical recommendations according to Medication Therapy Management and Retrospective Drug Utilization
  • Review program protocols
  • Provide clinical recommendations pertaining to, but not limited to, gaps in care, high risk medications, compliance and adherence, drug interactions, therapeutic substitution, and generic substitution
  • Utilize health plan’s formulary information to guide appropriate medication recommendations
  • Knowledgeable of current and emerging clinical trends
  • Active participation in various clinical departmental meetings and forums to improve clinical programs, enhance processes, and share clinical information
  • Continuously look for ways to streamline and improve workflow
  • Assist with user acceptance testing for new clinical programs and system enhancements
  • Serves as a clinical resource and consultant in all areas of pharmacy and medication management
  • Assist in mentoring PharmD pharmacy students
  • Acts as a consultant to WellMed Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Supports medical management and pharmacy quality initiatives
  • Follow all policies and procedures related to job
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned to meet departmental objectives



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Required Qualifications:
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Current Pharmacist license to practice in the state of TX
  • Current Pharmacist license to practice in the state of Florida and/or the ability to provide proof of licensure within 90 days from date of employment
  • 2 or more years’ experience as a clinical pharmacist
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Planning and organizational skills to demonstrate leadership and initiative
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently, as well as a member of a team
  • Strong analytical and PC operation skills
  • Experience working with provider relations, working within various payor environments, and risk management
  • Ability to travel as necessary
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Board certification by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS)
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Certified Geriatric Pharmacist
  • Certification in Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Experience with Medicare guidelines
Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
 
 Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
  
Job Keywords: Pharmacist, PharmD, Pharmacy, Clinical, MTM, WellMed, UnitedHealth Group, UHG, UnitedHealthcare, Bilingual, San Antonio, TX, Texas

Job Details

  • Contest Number732560
  • Job TitleClinical Pharmacist - Call Center - WellMed - San Antonio, TX
  • Job FamilyPharmacy
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • San Antonio, TX
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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