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Home Infusion Pharmacist - Sacramento, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Sacramento, CA
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753419 Home Infusion Pharmacist Sacramento CA

Home Infusion Pharmacist - Sacramento, CA (753419)

Position Description

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 a Pharmacist you will perform various duties related to the fulfillment of prescription orders.  While your work will take place over the phone, 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.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Reviews and approves / denies requests for prescription prior authorizations
  • Oversees the activities of pharmacy technicians, pharmacy clerks and customer service advocates
  • 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
  • Position will have a set schedule with minimum of 40 hours / week
  • Position will rotate being on call every other week / weekend

Required Qualifications:

  • Pharmacist license in good standing in the state of California

  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D degree

  • 1+ years of experience working in a hospital or home infusion setting

  • Ability to navigate MS Office and a Windows based environment and the ability to create, edit, save, and send documents utilizing Microsoft Word. Ability to navigate Outlook and conduct Internet searches


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Willing and able to potentially rotate being on call every other week / weekend, in the future if needed

  • Home Care or Home Infusion experience

  • Pharm D

  • PBM or Managed Care experience

  • Nutritionally Certified

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:  Pharmacist, Pharmacy, telephonic, call center, Pharm D, PBM, Managed Care, UHG, UnitedHealth Group, OptumRx, Sacramento, CA, California

Job Details

  • Contest Number753419
  • Job TitleHome Infusion Pharmacist - Sacramento, CA
  • Job FamilyPharmacy
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Sacramento, CA
    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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