Associate Pharmacy Care Coordinator – Tampa, FL or Westerville, OH
Location: Tampa, Florida
Type: Full Time
Required Education: High School
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 2002743
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Positions in this function consult with customers, members, patients, providers, internal departments and/or external third parties on any or all of the following:- Consult with and coordinate initial set up and on-going treatment plan for specialty drug patients, including DURs, co-pay assistance, ancillary products, scheduling Pharmacist consults and/or RN visits, and liaison with provider offices on labs, refill orders and prior authorizations.
Review and advise on medications and treatment plans (based on review of medical case notes, medication list and lab results) to improve outcomes and avoid potential drug interactions and advise patients on alternate Rx fill strategies of retail versus mail order and options for financial assistance
May outreach to providers on suspected medication abuse situations
Review medication regimen for disease state for LTC facilities/ hospice care / RN case managers / Medical Directors / clients and provide summaries and guidance on future medication plans. Advice may include alternate drug therapies, stopping a medication and/or lower cost alternative
Review medical case notes to determine on-going medication treatment plan and project future medication costs
Some work is completed without established procedures
Basic tasks are completed without review by others
Supervision/guidance is required for higher level tasks
Discuss with patients life issues affecting medication adherence and provide advice on improving drug regimen compliance and work with the clinical team to support the clinical programs that are requested by our clients
Research and problem solving
Communication skills required for documentation
Follow standard operational procedures to meet regulatory requirements
Initial quality oversight of direct team
Coordinate team outcome reporting with analyst
The schedule for this position will be an eight hour shift between (8 a.m. and 8 p.m. EST) including one weekend day a week
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.
High school /GED
1+ year(s) of pharmacy experience
Ability to obtain Federal Clearance prior to being hired
Willingness to sign a non-disclosure agreement
Experience using multiple computer systems in a professional work environment
Ability to work one weekend day a week as part of an established shift schedule
Previous pharmacy experience
1+ years of experience working in a professional office or military setting
UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.
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.
OptumRx, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefit managers in the U.S. Here, you will fill far more than prescriptions. You will be empowered to do your best work in delivering compassionate service one person at a time and ensuring our customers have what they need to manage their health.As a Fortune 7 company, we will offer you unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth opportunities in an environment that values inclusion and diversity. There’s no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life’s best work.(SM)