Specialty Pharmacist - Overland Park, KS - Veteran's Welcome

  1. Overland Park,KS
  2. Sep 07, 2017
  3. Healthcare : General Healthcare

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 Telephonic 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.


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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Verify the accuracy of prescriptions translated by pharmacy technicians

  • Ensure the accuracy and appropriateness of a patient's drug therapy through Drug Utilization Review, while meeting department standards for productivity and quality

  • Prepare, label and dispense medications (product verification)

  • Ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations pertaining to the dispensing of controlled substances and the maintenance of required records

  • Provide drug information to patients and co - workers

  • Communicate and interact with members and other health care providers regarding a member's drug therapy

  • Supervise the technical support personnel who assist in the prescription filling process

  • Complete other tasks and assignments as it relates to the practice of pharmacy

Required Qualifications:

  • Pharmacist license in good standing in state of job location

  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D degree

  • Experience in mail order (PBM setting) and/or a high volume retail pharmacy

  • Extensive knowledge in drug information, disease state management, and legal requirements of pharmacy practices

  • Must have extremely strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally with health care providers.  Must have the ability to work well with other departments; respecting the company's mission, vision and core values

  • 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

  • Must be able to work the designated shift (if needed)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pharm D

  • PBM or Managed Care experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a practicing pharmacist


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: specialty pharmacist, telephonic pharmacist, pharmacist, pharmacy, clinical pharmacist, PharmD, PBM, Managed Care, Overland Park, Kansas, KS

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