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Clinical Pharmacist Farmington CT - 939457

Farmington, CT 06032
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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Responsible for designing and implementing projects across various functional areas and business units related to pharmacotherapy optimization. Advances understanding of P&T committees, drug & medical condition reviews, and pharmacy benefits. Provides subject matter and clinical expertise in various areas (including population health initiatives and Case Management), creates treatment plans for chronic diseases (i.e. COPD, DM, CHF), works to close quality gaps (i.e. medication adherence, statin use), and delivers drug information. Makes presentations to local and national committees and management to establish project deliverables and expected results. Collaborates with stakeholders across UHC, Optum, Care Delivery Organizations etc. to ensure clinical affordability projects are aligned with core strategies and goals.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Performs comprehensive medication review to include all prescription and non-prescription drugs, herbals, and supplements to identify medication related problems:"""
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    • Reconciles medication lists to identify and resolve discrepancies
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    • Evaluates safety, efficacy, and appropriateness of regimen against patients medical conditions for opportunities to promote individualized therapy optimization
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    • Utilizes MTM platforms where feasible
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  • Synthesizes detailed clinical evidence, safety profiles (i.e. QOL), utilization metrics, and real-world data related to medications & medical conditions to identify opportunities, establish care pathways / clinical algorithms, and implement population-based interventional strategies
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  • Develops, implements, and supports pharmacy & medical strategies and programs to achieve key strategic and business goals
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  • Partners with executive leaders in the development of organizational objectives and goals to identify/define performance planning / measures, programs, and initiatives related to emerging trends and growth opportunities
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  • Collaborates with functionally diverse teams (i.e. MD, RN, PharmD, LCSW, PM) to achieve desired end-results and develop innovative solutions for complex problems
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  • Facilitates functional and segment teams through project implementations with competing agendas and priorities
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  • Produces appealing visualizations leveraging multiple internal and external data sources (quantitative and qualitative) to draw insightful conclusions for decisions makers
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  • Solves unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business
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  • Provides subject matter expertise and operational support to internal business partners
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  • Partners with senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches that may have segment-wide impact
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  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Graduation from an accredited College / School of Pharmacy with a B.S. with 10+ years of clinical experience or a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
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  • Active Pharmacist License in Connecticut
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  • 1+ years of Post-Graduate / Residency training or equivalent 3+ years of practice
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  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Board Certification in pharmacotherapy, geriatrics, or ambulatory care
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  • Managed care experience
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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)

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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.

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

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Job Keywords: Clinical Pharmacist, Farmington, CT, Connecticut

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Posted: 2021-07-07 Expires: 2021-08-06

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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