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UnitedHealth Group Telephonic Consulting Pharmacist Overland Park Kansas Telecommute in Overland Park, Kansas

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a patient focused pharmacist to join us as one of our newest Consulting Pharmacists in Overland Park! The consulting pharmacist performs various duties which support our members and internal Customer Service Advocates; consults with patients regarding the use of medications, medication side effects, drug therapy, and potential drug interactions; assists patients with pharmacist - related inquiries about their orders; provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise; limited interactions with physicians and other healthcare providers.

Training onsite in Overland Park, KS: Monday - Friday 7 am – 3:30 pm for 6 weeks up to 3 months

Primarily Evening Shift: Monday - Friday, 5:00pm - 1:30am or earlier

Rotating weekends/holidays with varying shifts

If you are located within a 1-hour radius of Overland Park, KS, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts Quality Assurance and verifies the accuracy of all prescriptions

  • May take new prescriptions and evaluates patient histories

  • May need to interpret physicians' prescriptions and verify orders

  • Consults with patients regarding use of medications and potential drug interactions

  • Analyzes and investigates concerns

  • Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise

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:

  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D degree

  • Current and unrestricted Pharmacist license for the State of KS

  • 1+ years of experience working in a retail pharmacy or customer service setting as a Licensed Pharmacist

  • Basic level of experience with MS Word and the ability to type and navigate a Windows environment

  • Flexible and available to work the designated shift including rotating weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board certifications (i.e. Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)) or other certifications (i.e. Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE))

  • Previous experience in a telephonic role (i.e. call center)

  • Managed Care and / or PBM experience

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Solid communication skills, written and verbal

  • Solid organizational skills

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)

*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.

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