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Licensed Clinical Pharmacist – Wauwatosa, WI

UHG - Waukesha, Wisconsin

Posted: 09/20/2018

Are you ready for your next challenge? Discover it here at OptumHealth and help us reinvent the health system. When you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. Join us. Take this opportunity to start doing your life's best work.(sm)

As a Clinical Pharmacist you will maintain or enhance clinical pharmacy programs such as health outcomes, disease state management, care management, and other specialty programs. This is your opportunity to join a pharmacy team with a focus on clinical and business collaboration, and you will have extensive telephonic patient interaction on a daily basis! You will find an incredible team culture that provides opportunities to learn and evolve every day.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Performing MTM telephonic pharmacotherapy consultations to patients and/or prescribers promoting high quality, evidence-based, cost effective pharmaceutical care 
  • Completing a comprehensive medication review of prescription and non-prescription medications with emphasis on patient assessment and counseling, safe and effective use of medications, identification of potential drug interactions, and other related activities 
  • Completing pharmacotherapy assessment of patients' claims, past medical history and disease states 
  • Assessing patients for medication adherence barriers and develops a plan to maximize patients' medication success through improving or maintaining adherence to medications 
  • Developing a plan of care that details actions of the patient and/or prescriber based on the Pharmacotherapy assessment 
  • Delivering high quality evidence-based therapeutic recommendations to providers 
  • Documentation of clinical consultations including the plan of care into internal data base 
  • Participation in continuing education sessions provided by the department 
  • Effectively participates in and contributes to staff meetings and other staff development opportunities and interdepartmental work groups 
  • Identifies areas of improvement where systems modifications could result in operational advancements and efficiencies 
  • Maintains a high level of clinical knowledge of chronic disease states and changes in pharmacy practice in adult and geriatric patient populations to serve as an authoritative information source on drugs and their utilization in therapy 
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
  • Pharmacy degree, and active, unrestricted license to practice as a Pharmacist in the state of Wisconsin 
  • 1+ years’ experience as licensed Pharmacist (any setting) 
  • Must have experience in MTM (Medication Therapy Management) 
  • Reside within a commutable distance of our Wauwatosa, WI  office location
  • Willing to travel within the greater Milwaukee area as needed to provider offices
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pharm D 
  • Completion of PGY1 and/or PGY2 pharmacy residency 
  • Medication Therapy Management Certification 
  • Experience in managed care pharmacy or health plan 
  • Experience working with the geriatric patient population 
  • Bilingual skills (fluency in Spanish/English)
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Able to interact effectively with various departments and levels of management 
  • Comfortable with rapid change management and matrix environment
  • Strategic vision with attention to detail
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)

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.
Job Keywords: Licensed Pharmacist, Pharmacy, Pharmacist, Pharm D, MTM, Medication Therapy Management, PGY1, PGY2, Milwaukee, WI, Wauwatosa, WI, Wisconsin

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