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Pharmacy Manager, Home Infusion - 934501

Colonie, NY 12205
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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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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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.

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Reporting to Branch GM and with moderate direction, 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.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Supervises, schedules, and evaluates all clinical and supportive pharmacy personnel as it relates to the clinical services provided, sterile compounding, inventory control and purchasing
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  • Directs, coordinates and supervises all pharmacy activities including drug preparation, sterile product preparation, dispensing and clinical pharmacy services
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  • 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. TJC, ACHC, URAC)
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  • Maintains clinical skills and knowledge of pharmacotherapy and intravenous therapy by reviewing the literature, attending in - services seminars and conferences
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  • Oversees the procurement of drugs, supplies and equipment used in preparing and administering drugs
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  • Oversees the clinical services offered by the branch as their related to both infusion and / or specialty services provided
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  • Ensures compliance with all controlled substances related rules, regulations, company policies and maintains proper communication and coordination with other departments and staff
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  • Develops policies and procedures, and assures compliance with these
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  • Leads branch Quality Management / Performance Improvement Program by reviewing data for quality / performance improvement measures and analyzes data reports, identifying opportunities for improvement
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  • All aspects of Pharmacy licensure, as required by the multiple states in which the branch is licensed
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  • Oversight including compliance to and education for all accreditation programs including The Joint Commission (TJC), ACHC, URAC, etc.
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  • 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
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  • Provide oversight of the safety; appropriateness, and effectiveness of the pharmaceutical care provide to patients (consumers) as it relates to specialty products dispensed
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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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  • BS in Pharmacy or Pharm D
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  • Active, unrestricted Pharmacy license in the state where the job is located, or in process of obtaining
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  • 2+ years of clinical pharmacist experience
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  • Solid, demonstrated working knowledge of the regulations and processes related to sterile compounding and 797 and 800 guidelines
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  • Ability to participate, coordinate, oversee and ensure on-call coverage (evenings and weekends)
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  • Ability to problem solve effectively with a variety of parties: patients, families, healthcare staff and physicians
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • 2+ years of experience in a management or leadership role
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  • Experience in a pharmacy operations management role
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  • Experience with home infusion services
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  • CPR+ software experience
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Careers with Optum Infusion Pharmacy. If you choose a career with Optum Infusion Pharmacy, youll join a team that is dedicated not only to delivering the latest in home infusion therapy, but also providing that care in a patient-first approach that offers better outcomes. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we strive to help our patients feel comfortable in their regimen so they can receive the treatment they need while maintaining the lifestyle they prefer. At Optum Infusion Pharmacy, youll join a team that inspires you to do better every day, resulting in your lifes 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: Pharmacist, RPh, PharmD, Pharmacy Supervisor, Pharmacy Manager, Home Infusion Pharmacist, PIC, Pharmacist in Charge, Home Infusion, Infusion Therapy, Specialty Pharmacy, Pharmacy, Pharmacist, Supervisor, PIC, Clinical, Pharmacotherapy, Intravenous Therapy, Drug, Albany, NY, New York, Colonial

Posted: 2021-06-02 Expires: 2021-07-02

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