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Full Time Home Infusion Pharmacist - Orlando, FL

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Orlando, FL
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-18
Job Code:
759297
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759297 Full Time Home Infusion Pharmacist Orlando FL

Full Time Home Infusion Pharmacist - Orlando, FL (759297)

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)

 

Variable shifts Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 7:00pm. This position will work 5 days a week in the branch. Will be required to go into the On - call Pharmacist rotation, which would be approximately 1 weekend every month. Must live within a commutable distance to the Orlando branch, which is located near the UCF Campus. IV compounding experience is a plus.

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Reviews medication orders and evaluates appropriateness and completeness of orders with consideration given to the special needs and behaviors of the specific age group served. Obtains patient prescription and assists physician, as necessary, in formulating prescriptions and monitoring regimen. Enters medication orders into the computer system and dispenses medications in an accurate and timely manner in appropriate quantities based on stability, compatibility of the drug and age specific needs of the patient. Verifies all prescriptions not directly received from the physician or the physician’s agent
  • Assesses the patient at the initiation of drug therapy, develops a patient care plan and drug monitoring regimen and monitors the patient according to the care plan throughout the course of therapy
  • Communicates with physicians in suggesting alternate or modified drug therapy programs that are the most cost effective. Communicates with the patient, physician, nursing staff, pharmacists and other members of the health care team regarding patient status, response to therapy and clinical objectives to ensure clinical outcomes is met
  • Coordinates with nursing staff to assure the most cost effective method of delivery is utilized to achieve expected outcome
  • Information is input into the computerized software system to ensure accurate and timely dispensing and billing
  • Coordinates the drug preparation work of pharmacy technician and checks the accuracy of that work prior to releasing the medications for distribution.  Accurately checks medications prepared by pharmacy technicians
  • Where applicable, compounds pharmaceuticals in an aseptic fashion according to literature guidelines. Compounds specialty drug products. Uses aseptic technique when compounding sterile drug products. Completes accurate documentation of items compounded and repackaged. Is familiar with, and strives to meet, various guidelines and recommendations as put forth by various governing bodies
  • Is knowledgeable with regard to the proper use and handling of sterile and hazardous medications. Compounds and handles sterile and hazardous medications in accordance with established guidelines and regulations (i.e. USP <797>)
  • Ensures compliance with all FDA, DEA, State Board of Pharmacy, OSHA and other regulatory standards. Follows all department policies and procedures. Participates in department staff meetings and other functions required in the department, maintains license, continuing education and competencies as required by the appropriate regulatory agency and department
  • Complies with all applicable Federal, State pharmacy rules and regulations related to dispensing, controlled substances, etc.
  • Ensures that all manufacturer requirements for REMS and / or other requirements are met when dispensing and / or shipping drugs
  • Provide oversight of the safety; appropriateness, and effectiveness of the pharmaceutical care provide to patients (consumers) as it relates to specialty products dispensed

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree

  • Computer proficient especially with Microsoft Office programs

  • Must be knowledgeable of the variety and complexity of pharmaceuticals, the types of medication orders and be able to fill medication orders accurately and in a timely manner

  • Must be a licensed pharmacist in the state in which the branch is located (and other states operating in, if required by the company)

  • Proficient in clinical patient monitoring and aseptic technique

  • Must be available to be on call (weekends) when scheduled

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess both verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal relationship skills and problem solving skills

  • Experience with intravenous solution compounding

If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the AHCA Level II background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.

 

Careers with AxelaCare. Discover a health services career that encourages your professional growth while delivering steadfast commitment to exceptional patient care. That's what you discover at AxelaCare. We were founded by a close group of medical professionals in Lenexa, KS to provide patient - focused, state of the art home infusion services for acute, hemophilia and Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIg) therapies. Today we collaborate with leading doctors to develop breakthrough technologies for patient outcomes assessment; and we recently joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. It all reinforces our commitment to empowering people in the pursuit and delivery of exceptional patient care, and creating personalized career paths to discovering 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: Full Time, FT, Pharmacist, PharmD, Orlando, FL, Florida, Home Infusion, IV Therapy, CPR +, Home Health, Pharmaceuticals, patient monitoring, aseptic technique, intravenous solution compounding, IVIG

Job Details

  • Contest Number759297
  • Job TitleFull Time Home Infusion Pharmacist - Orlando, FL
  • Job FamilyPharmacy
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Orlando, FL
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

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

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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