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Clinical Pharmacist - San Antonio, TX - Bilingual Preferred

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
San Antonio, TX
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-16
Job Code:
1771150
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Clinical Pharmacist - San Antonio, TX - Bilingual Preferred(Job Number:724429)
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 4 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 Pharm.D pharmacy students

  • Acts as a consultant to WellMed Anticoagulation Clinic

  • Supports medical management and pharmacy quality initiatives



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Job Pharmacy Clinical Programs
Primary Location US-TX-San Antonio
Other Location 
Organization WellMed Medical Mgmt, Inc
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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