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Manager, Pharmacy Operations / PIC - Los Angeles / Irwindale, CA

UnitedHealth Group

IRWINDALE-California, CA
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750232 Manager Pharmacy Operations PIC Los Angeles Irwindale CA

Manager, Pharmacy Operations / PIC - Los Angeles / Irwindale, CA (750232)

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)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervises, schedules, and evaluates all clinical and supportive pharmacy personnel as it relates to the clinical services provided, sterile compounding, inventory control and purchasing

  • Directs, coordinates and supervises all pharmacy activities including drug preparation, sterile product preparation, dispensing and clinical pharmacy services

  • Ensures that all pharmacy operations, practices and procedures meet all licensing and standards requirements established by local, state and federal agencies as well as accrediting bodies (e.g. TJC, ACHC, URAC, BOP)

  • Maintains clinical skills and knowledge of pharmacotherapy and intravenous therapy by reviewing the literature, attending in - services seminars and conferences

  • Manages  the procurement of drugs, supplies and equipment used in preparing and administering drugs

  • Ensures the clinical services offered by the branch as they are related to both infusion and / or specialty services provided

  • Ensures compliance with all controlled substances related rules, regulations, company policies and maintains proper communication and coordination with other departments and staff

  • Develops policies and procedures, and assures compliance

  • Leads branch Quality Management / Performance Improvement Program by reviewing data for quality / performance improvement measures and analyzes data reports, identifying opportunities for improvement

  • Responsible for all aspects of Pharmacy licensure, as required by the multiple states in which the branch is licensed

  • Ensures compliance to and education for all accreditation programs including The Joint Commission (TJC), ACHC, URAC, BOP etc.

  • Monitors for compliance with all HIPAA regulations, adherence to all State and Federal regulations and laws, accrediting bodies (TJC, URAC, ACHC, BOP etc.), adherence to all infusion pharmacy accepted standards of practice, responsible for handling complaints and / or grievance programs

  • Responsible for the safety; appropriateness, and effectiveness of the pharmaceutical care provide to patients (consumers) as it relates to specialty products dispensed

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Pharmacy or Pharm D

  • Current, unrestricted Pharmacist license in CA

  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal relationship skills

  • 3+ years of experience in a clinical pharmacy - i.e. health care system / hospital

  • 3+ years managing pharmacy including leading staff and operations

  • Experience with managing staff including hiring, developing / motivating and directing

  • Exceptional organizational, time - management skills working toward hard deadlines

  • Working knowledge of processes related to sterile compounding to meet regulatory compliance requirements (USP 797 / USP 800 guidelines)

  • Excellent troubleshooting, problem solving and interpersonal skills effective with multiple levels / professional disciplines as well as patients, families, staff and physicians

  • Strong analytical skills (calculations, budgets, data reports)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years IV or Home infusion experience

  • CPR+ platform knowledge



UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.



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, PIC, Pharmacist in Charge, Pharmacy Manager, Director of Pharmacy, RPh, Pharm D, Home Infusion, Infusion Pharmacy, Specialty Pharmacy, Homecare, Home Health, BriovaRx, AxelaCare, OptumRx, Los Angeles, Irwindale, San Bernardino, CA, California

Job Details

  • Contest Number750232
  • Job TitleManager, Pharmacy Operations / PIC - Los Angeles / Irwindale, CA
  • Job FamilyPharmacy
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • IRWINDALE-California, CA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsPasadena, CA
    Glendale, CA
    San Bernardino, CA
    Los Angeles, CA

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • 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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