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Here’s an idea that may raise your pulse. It’s all about how you can raise your game. Get to know OptumRx, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, and you’ll be amazed by how many directions your career can take. Our Clinical Pharmacists provide pharmacotherapy consultations over the phone, within a cutting-edge, clinical setting. Optum alone serves more than 13.5 million people through mail service pharmacies and a national network of more than 67,000 community pharmacies. We also offer challenging opportunities in Pharmaceutical Research where you’ll have access to one of the world’s largest collections of data on treatments and outcomes. You’ll soon realize that this is the place to do your life’s best work.SM

What you Need To Know

If you're looking for a career with rewarding challenges, this is the place to find it. You can expect the following from one of our Pharmacy positions:

  • This is a fast-paced environment where change is a constant.
  • Our pharmacology work takes place mainly over the phone where you will interact with providers and members to determine the proper medicines needed for treatment.
  • You’ll need to think outside the box – identifying and recommending medications that will help prevent and effectively manage chronic disease.
  • Our positions require strict attention to detail as you provide sound, evidence-based pharmacotherapy consultation within a system of established policies and procedures.
  • Our focus on patients ensures that solutions are in their best interests while achieving maximum cost efficiency
What We Are Looking For

Trust us. This is not a job for everyone. It takes a special kind of person who is creative, self-motivated and flexible, to thrive in our environment. You'll also need:

  • We require licensure as a Pharmacist.
  • Higher level positions will require a Masters, MD or PhD.
  • Experience within managed care and with Medicare/Medicaid is highly preferred.
  • Licenses are required for employees handling prescriptions and some leadership positions.
  • Successful researchers will have strong technical programming experience (EG. SQL).
  • A license is not required for entry level pharmacy clerk positions.

Clinical Pharmacists at UnitedHealth Group have the most opportunity for development at one of the nation's largest and most respected pharmacy benefit providers. You will have the ability to work in a variety of pharmacological fields, including disease management, drug utilization, research and direct patient coordination.

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As a Pharmacy Research Analyst you will use the data from millions of patient interactions to make the health system work better for everyone. If you are looking for a brilliant way to enhance your already brilliant experience, find your way over to us.

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Pharmacy Clerks provide support to the pharmacy staff in a variety of capacities, including ensuring prescriptions are entered, packaged and shipped to our members, and monitoring drug inventory within pharmacy mail order computer system. Additionally, processes drug purchases, verifies shipments against invoices, and maintains proper storage of drug inventory. Depending on the business you work in (Prior Authorization, Home Delivery, Specialty), your responsibilities may vary.

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Pharmacy Technicians perform designated technical and clerical tasks associated with the preparation, labeling and dispensing of medications, including sterile admixtures and prepackaged or unit dose drugs. In addition, performs designated tasks regarding pharmacy quality control, management of pharmacy records, inventory control and preparation of orders for drugs. Depending on the business you work in (Prior Authorization, Home Delivery, Specialty), your responsibilities may vary.

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