Clinical Pharmacist - Genoa Healthcare - Seattle, WA

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare. A career with Genoa Healthcare means you're part of a collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change lives for the better. People with serious mental or chronic illness - and those who care for them - have moving stories, and at Genoa we become their voice, their partner. Working as part of a coordinated care team, we partner with community-based providers and others to ensure that people with complex health conditions get the right medications and are able to follow their treatment plans. Our personalized services - in-clinic pharmacies, telepsychiatry and medication management - are leading the way to a new level of care.

We recently joined OptumRx, a pharmacy care services company that is part of Optum and UnitedHealth Group's family of businesses. We are part of a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to making the health system work better for everyone. Take a closer look to learn why a career with Genoa Healthcare might be the path to discovering your life's best work.SM

Under general supervision from the Pharmacy Site Manager, the Clinical Pharmacist serves as integral team members in primary care clinics. They extend the care provided for patients with chronic illnesses, improve health and wellness, and positively impact quality metrics in patient-centered health care organizations. The main purpose of the pharmacist is to optimize health outcomes by ensuring safe and effective use of medications. In an endeavor to improve providers' efficiency and quality of care, the Clinical Pharmacist that will integrate into the patient care team in a Medicare advantage clinic.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify any barriers to patient compliance.

  • Design and redesign medication regimens customized to patient Characteristics and needs.

  • Medication focused patient education.

  • Assist with the resolution of medication accesses issues.

  • Updating custom med lists for safety and to reduce rework with wrong prescriptions.

  • Managing relationship with the area pharmacies to improve our communication, relationship and stay ahead of community practice changes.

  • Manage our medication prior authorization policy and protocols.

  • Educate about medication changes to include new drugs, change in indications of existing drugs and when current medications are out of favor.

  • Monitor and assist with management of overall prescribing trends for appropriate use of medications that may be over or underutilized

  • Responding to drug consultation requests.

  • Distribute drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners.

  • Provide information to customers about medications and their use.

  • Strong focus on providing a superior level of customer service.

  • Log data into the computer.

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws of the applicable State Board of Pharmacy.

  • Administration of immunizations as allowed by state boards of pharmacy.

  • Any other usual and customary pharmacy duties.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy

  • Current pharmacist license in good standing the state you are applying for

  • APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate or equivalent. Genoa will provide training if necessary.

  • Post graduate residency experience (PGY-1) in ambulatory care.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing

Job Keywords: Pharmacist, RPh, pharmaceutical, PharmD, retail pharmacy, APhA, immunization, PGY-1, ambulatory care, residency, clinical pharmacist

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Clinical Pharmacist - Genoa Healthcare - Seattle, WA

Unitedhealth Group Inc.