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Per Diem Pharmacist - Las Vegas, NV

UHG - Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted: 11/12/2018

You're looking for something bigger for your career. How about inventing the future of health care? OptumRx is creating an innovative approach to Pharmacy Benefit Management. Here you'll find a professional culture where you can use your talent and our resources to make an impact on a huge scale. With better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. Take this opportunity to start doing your life's best work.(sm)


***This position is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.  This is a per diem position and candidates must have flexibility to  work within the pharmacy hours of

Mon - Fri 7am - 9pm, Saturdays 7am - 5pm and potentially future Sunday hours. Per diem will work an 8 hour shift approximately once / week***


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide concurrent drug utilization reviews to counsel patient medication therapies and monitor for drug - drug and drug - disease interactions and adverse effects

  • Provide medication counseling and education of durable medical devices specific to diabetic patient population

  • Support services at the pharmacy operations level for improved patient communication and education

  • Support the maintenance of consistent inventory levels reflective of plan approved formulary

  • Maintain prescriptions in a manner that complies with all legal requirements, including OBRA’90

  • Transfer prescriptions as necessary

  • Provide and administer vaccinations to patients

  • Handle inbound / outbound physician calls to validate and fulfill prescription information

  • Provide accurate and consistent service levels, focusing on timely and accurate medication distribution

  • Coordinate with other departments and team members within Optum to provide maximum level of service

  • Ensure adherence and compliance with all state and federal regulations pertaining to the Pharmacy

  • Support the management and training of pharmacy technicians

  • Exhibit compliant and ethical behavior in the performance of job responsibilities, including complying with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, Optum Code of Conduct, Business Ethics Policies and Procedures and other policies and procedures applicable to position

  • Perform other duties, as necessary, to meet the objectives of Optum

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or PharmD

  • Current and unrestricted Pharmacist license in the state of Nevada

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Pharmacist experience

  • Retail Pharmacy experience

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)


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: Staff Pharmacist, Retail Pharmacist, Fulfillment Pharmacist, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

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