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UnitedHealth Group Senior Clinical Pharmacist - Minnetonka, MN or St Louis, MO in Minnetonka, Minnesota

As part of one the largest health plans in the United States, UnitedHealthcare provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to utilize your clinical pharmacy expertise to develop programs to impact the Triple Aim. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

In this position as a Senior Clinical Pharmacist you will lead the development and implementation of evidence-based policies designed to manage the quality and cost efficiency of medications covered under both medical and pharmacy benefits for UnitedHealthcare commercial plans. You will be an integral part of the teams developing strategies and managing medication use across our benefits, including analyzing current programs to improve outcomes and appropriate utilization of therapies to mitigate trend and improve quality of care.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate clinical evidence, guidelines, utilization and financial information necessary to develop evidence-based coverage policies

  • Develop, implement, update and maintain clinical policies and present to enterprise-wide committees

  • Provide unique perspectives on how to manage trend under our pharmacy and medical benefits

  • Develop tools and materials to educate providers, clients/consultants, members and internal staff on clinical policy development, implementation and our overall value story

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:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm D)

  • Hold at least one valid pharmacist license without restrictions

  • Maintain a valid pharmacist license

  • 2+ years of experience in clinical pharmacy practice

  • Strong clinical and analytic background

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist or equivalent expertise

  • Completion of a PGY1 pharmacy residency

  • Knowledgeable about field and keeps up with new information

  • Drive disciplined decisions

  • Drive high quality execution

  • Build relationships

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 7 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that’s second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do 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.

Job Keywords: Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacist, BCPS, Board Certified Pharmacist, Pharm D, St Louis, Missouri, MO, Minnetonka, Minnesota, MN