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Clinical Pharmacist - Westerville, OH - Flex Shift

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Westerville, OH
Date:
02/20/2018
2018-02-202018-03-21
Job Code:
750945
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750945 Clinical Pharmacist Westerville OH Flex Shift

Clinical Pharmacist - Westerville, OH - Flex Shift (750945)

Position 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)

 

At Optum Hospice Pharmacy Services, you will be joining a pharmacy team with a focus on hospice and end - of - life care. As a Clinical Pharmacist you will provide clinical consulting services to our hospice clients, perform Medication Therapy Management (MTM) reviews, prepare drug information responses, create drug teaching tools, and participate in teaching activities. You will find a rewarding team culture that provides opportunities to learn and evolve every day.

 

 

***This position is based on-site at our Westerville, Ohio location. Must have flexibility to work day and evening shifts Mon-Fri as well as weekends on a rotating basis***

 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with hospice nurses and physicians via telephone or in person when appropriate regarding medication therapy
  • Review medications for drug therapy appropriateness, effectiveness of therapy, duplications of therapy, interactions, monitoring parameters, side effects, and payment coverage based on client needs
  • Provide drug information responses to client inquiries using appropriate resources
  • Prepare drug teaching tools to assist clients with educational needs
  • Participate in quality improvement activities
  • Provide drug utilization evaluations to hospice clients
  • Assist with pharmacy student activities
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Current and unrestricted pharmacist licensure in the State of Ohio 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or PharmD 
  • 1+ year of experience working as a licensed pharmacist
  • Proficiency in MS Office 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PharmD
  • PBM experience
  • 1 year of clinical experience and / or completion of a pharmacy residency program
  • Hospice, Palliative Care and / or pain management experience
  • Additional certifications such as BCGP, BCPS, CPE or similar certification
  • Additional college degree outside of Pharmacy degree is a plus

 

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health - related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company 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 Details

  • Contest Number750945
  • Job TitleClinical Pharmacist - Westerville, OH - Flex Shift
  • Job FamilyPharmacy
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Westerville, OH
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftVariable
  • 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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