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Job Category:

Regulatory and Compliance



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Licensing Specialist (Pharmacy) - Multiple Locations

UHG - Phoenix, Arizona

Posted: 11/15/2018

Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.

Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm) 

The Licensing Specialist (Pharmacy) - Schaumburg, IL or Eden Prairie MN or Lenexa KS or Irvine CA or Phoenix, AZ will manage a portfolio of Pharmacy licenses for OptumRx owned pharmacies.  Position will be part of the Pharmacy Licensing team. As part of that team, your role will be to solve complex application issues, assist with new projects, and create new reports and job aides for the pharmacy team.  You will be assigned a book of business and will be responsible for ensuring all licenses in your book are renewed on time.  You will respond to inquiries from Board of Pharmacy, DEA and other state and federal regulators and internal stakeholders.  You will also complete other related filings, regulatory outreach and produce reports via our proprietary licensing databases. Come join a great team and learn the nuances of the PBM and Pharmacy business.

The locations for this position are - Schaumburg, IL or Eden Prairie MN or Lenexa KS or Irvine CA or Phoenix, AZ

Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher 
  • 3 + years’ experience with licensing entities for Pharmacy or transferable licensing experience for a Pharmacy Benefits Manager (PBM) or Insurance Company
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word (creating and editing documents), Excel (general spreadsheet navigation, data entry/sorting data) and Outlook (email and calendar)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate is a plus
  • Notary designation is a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint (document retrieval and storage)
  • Management experience

Soft Skills:

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Self-motivated contributor who takes ownership of a task from start to finish 

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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.


Keywords: Licensing, License, PBM, Pharmacy Benefits Manager, Pharmacy, Federal Regulators, State Regulators, Insurance Company, Compliance, Schaumburg, IL; Eden Prairie MN; Lenexa KS; Irvine CA; Phoenix, AZ

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