Clinical Pharmacist Patient Care – Telecommute

By | October 8, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Clinical Pharmacist Patient Care – Telecommute

Salary : $146900 per year

Company : Optum

Location : Remote US

Educational requirements : Graduate

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

Position in this function conduct telephonic medication consultations that meet/exceed production & quality metrics

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complete annual 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
  • Complete pharmacotherapy assessment of patients’ claims past medical history and disease states
  • Assess patients for medication adherence barriers and develop a plan to maximize patients’ medication success through improving or maintaining adherence to medications
  • Deliver high quality evidence-based therapeutic recommendations to providers
  • Deliver a patient-centered clinically collaborative medication consultation
  • Develop a post-consultation list of action items for the patient and/or prescriber
  • Document clinical consultations into internal data base
  • Participate in and contribute to staff meetings and other staff development opportunities and interdepartmental work groups
  • Identify areas of improvement where systems modifications could result in operational advancements and efficiencies
  • Maintain 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

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:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Active unrestricted pharmacy license in state of primary residence and Texas
  • 4+ years Clinical Pharmacy Practice experience
  • 1+ years Call Center Experience
  • Experience with Medicare STARs & HEDIS Measures
  • Care for Older Adults (COA) medication review pain and functional assessments
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word Excel Outlook PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA/MPH Degree
  • Post Graduate Training (Pharmacy Residency and/or Fellowship)
  • Board certification by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS)
  • Certified Geriatric Pharmacist
  • Bilingual with preference given to Spanish (Vietnamese Cantonese Mandarin & Russian also considered)
  • Ability to manage multiple complex concurrent projects
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team
  • Comfortable working in a rapidly changing and highly matrixed environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and relationship building skills
  • Planning and organizational skills to demonstrate leadership and initiative
  • Solid interpersonal skills

To protect the health and safety of our workforce patients and communities we serve UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination including boosters as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We’re innovators in preventative health care striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We’re impacting 550000+ lives primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida through primary and multi-specialty clinics and contracted medical management services. We’ve joined Optum part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative proactive care. For you that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

Colorado Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82100 to $146900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90500 to $161600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education work experience certifications etc. In addition to your salary UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as a comprehensive benefits package incentive and recognition programs equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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