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Clinical Pharmacist, Infusion - Albany, NY

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Albany, NY
Date:
06/22/2017
2017-06-222017-07-21
Job Code:
1767197
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Clinical Pharmacist, Infusion - Albany, NY(Job Number:722792)
Description

Are you ready for your next challenge? Discover it here at OptumRx and help us reinvent the health system. As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, you'll be working in a professional culture where you can use your talent and our resources to make an impact on a huge scale. When you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. Join us. Take this opportunity to start doing your life's best work.(sm)

As a Clinical Pharmacist in our Infusion Pharmacy, you will accept orders from physicians, interpret prescriptions, do initial assessments, dispense medications and follow up with patients. You'll have a direct impact on the lives of our members as you consult with physicians regarding medications and overall wellness. What makes your pharmacy career greater with OptumRx? You'll work within an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day.

This position is location in our Infusion Pharmacy in Albany, New York. Hours are mostly daytime Monday through Friday, but will require on - call duties every fifth weekend and one night per week.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Accept and interpret physician orders and enter into system
  • Verify prescriptions via phone as needed
  • Conduct patient assessments and follow - ups
  • Conduct initial checks of medications prior to compounding
  • Oversees the activities of pharmacy technicians to ensure accuracy
  • Organizes workload, sets priorities, completes assignments in a timely manner and utilizes resources appropriately while complying with department program standards
  • Performs all duties and functions in compliance with state and federal pharmacy laws and regulations
  • Conforms with and supports department quality assurance and improvement guidelines (USP 797 compliant)

Job Pharmacy Operations
Primary Location US-NY-Albany
Other Location 
Organization OptumRx AxelaCare
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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