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The Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for performing medication reconciliations post-discharge and improving transitions of care. In addition, the clinical pharmacist will perform office visits with patients according to a collaborative practice. The Clinical Pharmacist will be responsible for managing and overseeing therapy for patient for a variety of chronic conditions; including but not limited to diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, COPD, asthma, insomnia, obesity, smoking cessation, anticoagulation, and chronic pain.
Manage and oversee therapy for a variety of chronic conditions; including but not limited to diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, COPD, asthma, insomnia, obesity, smoking cessation, anticoagulation, and chronic pain as part of a collaborative practice. Patients are referred to the clinical pharmacy by the physician or APC for long term chronic care management, which may occur as in-clinic, virtual or telephone encounters
Provide medication reconciliation post-discharge and ensure appropriate guideline-based therapy, management of medication interactions, and appropriate transitions of care
Utilize prescription and medical claim data to generate clinical recommendations according to Medication Therapy Management and Retrospective Drug Utilization Review program protocols
Ensure performance goals are met for Stars/HEDIS via Portal utilization to provide clinical recommendations pertaining to, but not limited to, gaps in care, compliance and adherence
Utilize client formulary information to guide appropriate medication recommendations, therapeutic substitution, and generic substitution
Keep current with new and emerging clinical trends and present this information during monthly provider meetings
Participate in departmental meetings to improve clinical programs and enhance processes
Share clinical information and department procedure protocols during client site visits
Assist with user acceptance testing for new clinical programs and system enhancements
Part Time - 20 hours a week. Flexible with days of the week
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
Current and unrestricted pharmacist licensure in Arizona
3+ years of experience working as a clinical pharmacist
Experience conducting research and analysis
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
Ambulatory care experience
Pharmacy residency experience
Bilingual in Spanish and English
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
**PLEASE NOTE** The Sign-On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a realated entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal candidates") are not eligible to receive a Sign-On Bonus.
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