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Part Time Pharmacist - Rockwell Collins Pharmacy - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

UHG - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Posted: 12/7/2018

At OptumRx, a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re reinventing Pharmacy Benefit Management by taking Pharmacists out of a retail or hospital setting and letting them care for our members over the phone. It’s a chance to work in a non-traditional setting as you consult with physicians regarding medications and overall wellness. Even better, you’ll enjoy greater freedom and still have an opportunity to positively impact our members’ lives.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Review requests for prescription prior authorizations

  • Fill prescriptions for Rockwell Collins employees

  • Oversee the activities of pharmacy technicians, pharmacy clerks and customer service advocates

  • Perform all duties and functions in compliance with state and Federal pharmacy laws and regulations

  • Support department quality assurance and improvement guidelines

  • Give immunizations as needed/requested

  • Patient counseling as needed/requested

**This is a Part Time position - working 24 hours per week, with the ability needed to work more hours based on business needs. The Pharmacy is open Monday - Friday from 8am - 6pm and Saturday from 9am - 1pm. The Pharmacist will be based in the closed door Retail Pharmacy of Rockwell Collins, and handle prescriptions for Rockwell Collins employees.  You must also be able to work a variety of shifts based on business need.

Required Qualifications

  • Current and unrestricted pharmacist licensure

  • Active Iowa Immunization Certification

  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D degree

  • At least 1 year of experience in a retail pharmacy setting

  • Must be able to work various shifts (as needed)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pharm D

  • PBM or Managed Care experience


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.






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