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UnitedHealth Group Pharmacy Care Coordinator - Remote within 30 miles of Overland Park, Kansas in Overland Park, Kansas

This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 5 leader. Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions, and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their Healthcare needs, and stay on track with their Health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation, and Performance.

If you currently reside within 30 miles of Overland Park, KS, you’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Advise patients on alternate Rx fill strategies of retail versus mail order and options for financial assistance

  • Extensive work experience within own function

  • Work is frequently completed without established procedures

  • Works independently

  • May act as a resource for others

  • May coordinate others' activities

  • Extensive work experience within own function

  • Applies knowledge/skills to a range of moderately complex activities

  • Demonstrates great depth of knowledge/skills in own function

  • Sometimes acts as a technical resource to others in own function

  • Proactively identifies solutions to non-standard requests

  • Solves moderately complex problems on own

  • Works with team to solve complex problems

  • Plans, prioritizes, organizes and completes work to meet established objectives

  • May coordinate work of other team members

  • May outreach to providers on suspected medication abuse situations.

  • Review medication regimen for disease state for LTC facilities/ hospice care / RN case managers. Advice may include alternate drug therapies, stopping a medication and/or lower cost alternative.

  • Review medical case notes to determine on-going medication treatment plan and project future medication costs.

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:

  • High School Diploma / GED or higher

  • Pharmacy License in the state of Kansas

  • 1+ years of Pharmacy experience

  • 1+ years of customer service/call center

  • 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:

  • PTCB license

Soft Skills:

  • Critical thinking and time management skills

  • Demonstrated phone experience and very patient - centric.

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that’s second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

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

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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.

Keywords: #RPO, pharmacy, telecommute, work from home, remote, customer service, healthcare, Optum, OptumRx

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