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What makes your pharmacy career greater with OptumRx? You'll work within an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. As a pharmacist on the Clinical and Pharmacy Operations team, you will perform various duties as it relates to therapy assessment, care planning and departmental communications to streamline efficiencies across the department.
This Manager will coordinate, direct and supervise pharmacy services (including preparation and dispensing of drugs, supplies and equipment, preparation of sterile products and clinical pharmacy services) for customers and patients in accordance with established policies, procedures, laws and regulations that govern the practice of pharmacy. The Pharmacy Manager has responsibility for the planning, directing, or coordinating of the pharmacy department. This position also provides minor or initial counseling to staff that is required on an immediate basis. The role also serves as the back-up administrator of record for the home health care license, if the Clinical Director of Operations is not available. The work schedule will be Monday – Friday from 9am – 5:30pm, with the ability to participate in the on-call rotation.
Supervises, schedules, and evaluates all clinical and supportive pharmacy personnel as it relates to the clinical services provided, sterile compounding, inventory control and purchasing
Directs, coordinates and supervises all pharmacy activities including drug preparation, sterile product preparation, dispensing and clinical pharmacy services
Preparation of patient specific sterile admix product, drug dispensing and clinical pharmacy services
Ensures that all pharmacy operations, practices and procedures meet all licensing and standards requirements established by local, state and federal agencies as well as accrediting bodies (e.g. TBP, ACHC, URAC)
Maintains clinical skills and knowledge of pharmacotherapy and intravenous therapy by reviewing the literature, attending in - services seminars and conferences
Procure and oversees the procurement of drugs, supplies and equipment used in preparing and administering drugs
Oversees the clinical services offered by the branch as their related to both infusion and / or specialty services provided
Ensures compliance with all controlled substances related rules, regulations, company policies and maintains proper communication and coordination with other departments and staff
Develops policies and procedures, and assures compliance with these
Leads branch Quality Management / Performance Improvement Program by reviewing data for quality / performance improvement measures and analyzes data reports, identifying opportunities for improvement
Responsible for all aspects of Pharmacy licensure, as required by the multiple states in which the branch is licensed
Oversight including compliance to and education for all accreditation programs including, ACHC, URAC, etc.
Monitors for compliance with all HIPAA regulations, adherence to all State and Federal regulations and laws, accrediting bodies (TJC, URAC, etc.), adherence to all infusion pharmacy accepted standards of practice, responsible for handling complaints and / or grievance programs
Provide oversight of the safety; appropriateness, and effectiveness of the pharmaceutical care provide to patients (consumers) as it relates to specialty products dispensed
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.
BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D
Current and active, unrestricted Pharmacy license in Louisiana, or the ability to obtain prior to employment
3+ years of previous clinical pharmacist experience
Sterile Compounding Certification obtained through completion of a single course, a minimum of 40 hours of instruction, or the ability to obtain prior to employment
Must possess both verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal relationship skills and problem-solving skills
2+ years of experience in a management role
Solid, demonstrated working knowledge of the regulations and processes related to sterile compounding and USP 797/800 guidelines
Must be able to provide on-call coverage (evenings and weekends) and backup coverage
Ability to problem solve effectively with a variety of parties: patients, families, healthcare staff and physicians
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
Experience in a pharmacy operations management role
1+ years of home infusion services experience
Exposure to CPR+ software experience
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 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.