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Compassion. It’s the starting point for health care providers like you, and it’s what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. Here is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you’re also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life’s best work. SM
You’re looking for something bigger for your career. How about inventing the future of health care? Optum is creating an innovative approach to Specialty Home Infusion. Here you’ll find a professional culture where you can use your talent and resources to impact a considerable scale. With better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital, you’ll open doors for yourself that do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. Take this opportunity to start doing your life’s best work. (sm)
-Reviews medication orders and evaluates appropriateness and completeness of orders with consideration given to the unique needs and behaviors of the specific age group served
-Verifies all prescriptions not directly received from the prescriber or physician’s agent
-Provide oversight of the safety, appropriateness, and effectiveness of the pharmaceutical care provided to patients (consumers) related to specialty products dispensed.
-Assess the patient at the initiation of drug therapy, develop a patient care plan and drug monitoring regimen, and monitor the patient according to the care plan throughout treatment.
-Communicate with the patient, physician, nursing staff, other pharmacists, and other health care team members regarding patient status, response to therapy, and clinical objectives to ensure clinical outcomes are met.
-When required, compounds intravenous and specialty pharmaceuticals in an aseptic fashion according to established State Board of Pharmacy, Federal, USP 797 sterile guidelines and company policy. Knowledgeable of the proper use and handling of both sterile and hazardous medications. Compounds and handles sterile and hazardous medications by established procedures and regulations
-Ensures compliance with all FDA, DEA, State Board of Pharmacy, OSHA, and other regulatory standards. Follows all department policies and procedures
-Provides oversight of pharmacy technician and pharmacy support staff
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you, give you a clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role, and provide development for other positions you may be interested in pursuing.
-BS in Pharmacy or PharmD degree
-Pharmacist license in good standing in the current state of residence
-1+ years of experience in home infusion therapies
-Solid drug product and clinical pharmacy knowledge
-Knowledgeable in various infusion related therapies and ability to work through the complexity of therapy-related orders
-Ability to fill medication orders accurately and promptly
-Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
-Computer and typing proficiency, including MS Word
-Participate in the on-call rotation and, when applicable, after-hours prescription dispensing
-You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location.
-Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders.-Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system), or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener before entering the work site each day to keep our work sites safe. In addition, employees are expected to wear masks in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained in a UnitedHealth Group building.
-Experience developing or operationalizing clinical medication guidelines or formulary development
-Experience working within a managed healthcare
-3+ years of sterile compounding experience in compliance with USP 797 guidelines
-3+ years of home infusion therapy experience
-3+ years of experience processing and managing TPN and enteral nutrition
Careers with Optum Infusion Pharmacy. Suppose you choose a career with Optum Infusion Pharmacy. In that case, you’ll join a team dedicated not only to delivering the latest in-home infusion therapy but also to providing that care in a patient-first approach that offers better outcomes. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we strive to help our patients feel comfortable in their regimen so they can receive the treatment they need while maintaining the lifestyle they prefer. At Optum Infusion Pharmacy, you’ll join a team that inspires you to do better every day, resulting in 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.
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