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Staff Pharmacist - Las Vegas, NV - 2015657 - Las Vegas - 89159

Employer
Local Staffing
Location
Garth, Texas, US
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Staff Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Other
Work Setting
Other
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As a member of an engaged workforce, the staff pharmacist will work with other healthcare professionals to ensure delivery of exceptional patient care to participating members of the Culinary Health Fund.

Primary Responsibilities:
Provide concurrent drug utilization reviews to counsel patient medication therapies and monitor for drug - drug and drug - disease interactions and adverse effects
Provide medication counseling and education of durable medical devices specific to diabetic patient population
Support services at the pharmacy operations level for improved patient communication and education
Support solid focus on providing a superior level of customer service
Support the maintenance of consistent inventory levels reflective of plan approved formulary
Maintain prescriptions in a manner that complies with all legal requirements, including OBRA'90
Transfer prescriptions as necessary
Provide and administer vaccinations to patients
Handle inbound / outbound physician calls to validate and fulfill prescription information
Provide accurate and consistent service levels, focusing on timely and accurate medication distribution
Coordinate with other departments and team members within Optum to provide maximum level of service
Ensure adherence and compliance with all state and federal regulations pertaining to the Pharmacy
Support the management and training of pharmacy technicians
Exhibit compliant and ethical behavior in the performance of job responsibilities, including complying with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, Optum Code of Conduct, Business Ethics Policies and Procedures and other policies and procedures applicable to position
Perform other duties, as necessary, to meet the objectives of Optum

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.
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy or PharmD
Current and unrestricted Pharmacist license in the state of Nevada
3+ years of experience working as a licensed Pharmacist
Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance. Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:
Retail Pharmacy experience
Bilingual (English, Spanish and Chinese)

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing 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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