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OptumCare Utah Pharmacy Intern - West Valley City, UT - 888570

West Valley City, UT 84119
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OptumCare Network of Utah is a network of local doctors, hospitals and specialists to help patients make wellinformed decisions about their healthcare. The Clinical Pharmacy Team provides a variety of clinical services impacting Medical Management and CMS Star Rating quality programs. The Pharmacy Intern will be involved in initiatives to improve medication reconciliation post-discharge, comprehensive medication reviews, medication adherence, and various retrospective drug utilization reviews for network providers per business needs.

The team is comprised of clinical pharmacists, pharmacy interns, and certified pharmacy technicians who complete various functions to successfully meet the operational requirements of each clinical service. The work hours required will be during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. The pharmacy intern will perform all the essential functions of a pharmacist under direct supervision of a pharmacist.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Patient outreach to assess medication adherence and identify barriers. Provide resources when needed, including pharmacist referral, refill reminders, financial assistance, etc.
  • Coordinate with OptumRx staff to ensure members receive prescriptions timely and assist with prescription refill requests
  • Develop physician and member educational initiatives that promote use of formulary alternatives and improvement in measures
  • Conduct medication reconciliation post discharge and comprehensive medication reviews (e.g. MTM-CMRs)
  • Utilize prescription and medical claim data to generate clinical recommendations according to Medication Therapy Management and Retrospective Drug Utilization Review program protocols
  • Provide clinical recommendations pertaining to, but not limited to, gaps in care, high risk medications, compliance and adherence, drug interactions, therapeutic substitution and generic substitution
  • Participate in quality improvement projects and educational presentations to pharmacy staff
  • Other duties as assigned to meet departmental objectives

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.

Required Qualifications:
  • Actively enrolled in a pharmacy school program at an accredited university
  • Current and active pharmacy intern license in the state of Utah
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Medicare Advantage plans and/or managed care
  • First or second year intern
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)

2018 OptumCare. All Rights Reserved.

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medicalpractices or any of their physicians.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

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

Job Keywords: Pharmacy, Intern, Internship, Medicare Advantage, Pharmacist, West Valley City, UT, Utah


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Posted: 2020-11-03 Expires: 2020-12-25

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