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Fulfillment Pharmacist - Carlsbad, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Carlsbad, CA
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Fulfillment Pharmacist - Carlsbad, CA(Job Number:728304)

You’re looking for something bigger for your career. How about inventing the future of health care? OptumRx is creating an innovative approach to Pharmacy Benefit Management.  Here you'll find a professional culture where you can use your talent and our resources to make an impact on a huge scale. With better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. Take this opportunity to start doing your life's best work.(sm)


As an OptumRx Pharmacist you will be expected to perform various duties related to the verification of prescription orders. 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.


*** Work Schedule: Must be flexible in working an 8 hour shift between the hours of 4:30 am – 11:30 pm Monday through Friday ***



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Verifies prescriptions
  • Takes new prescriptions and evaluates patient histories
  • Interprets physicians' prescriptions and creates orders, accesses, inputs, and retrieves prescription information from the computer system and verifies whether the order is reimbursable
  • Consults with customers, patients and / or physicians regarding use of medications and potential drug interactions
  • Conducts Quality Assurance and verifies the accuracy of all prescriptions
  • Handles drug utilization review calls
  • Reviews and approves / denies requests for prescription prior authorizations
  • Analyzes and investigates concerns
  • Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise


  • Inspect Verify prescriptions and prescription data entered into the pharmacy computer system for accuracy
  • Utilize clinical skills to perform Drug Utilization Reviews
  • Work in the fulfillment area to provide the final quality check prior to medication being packed and shipped
  • Lift totes 5 -10 lbs
  • Basic understanding of robotic automation

Job Pharmacy Operations
Primary Location US-CA-Carlsbad
Other Location 
Organization OptumRx Home Delivery
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 6
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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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