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UnitedHealth Group Pharmacist - OB Homecare Per Diem - Remote in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

We are seeking a Per Diem Clinical Pharmacist to cover afterhours, weekend, and holiday on-call coverage for our Optum Women’s Health Obstetric Homecare (OBHC) Service Program providing clinical pharmacy support for high risk obstetric patients referred by their obstetric providers.

Optum PHM Clinical Pharmacy currently supports the hyperemesis gravida service and provides general drug information assistance for the OB Homecare clinical staff.

The successful candidate will have clinical practice patient care experience in providing healthcare professionals with evidence-based pharmacotherapy recommendations for a high risk obstetric population. Understanding of regulatory standards including The Joint Commission (TJC) standards related to medication management and interdisciplinary services is essential for success.

Scheduled to cover as needed Monday to Thursday (5:00pm-8:00am CST), weekends Friday (5:00PM CST) to Monday (8:00AM CST) and major holidays 12:00AM-12:00AM CST with included coverage evening and morning after major holiday.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be available to receive and respond to afterhours, weekend, and holiday telephone calls for OB Homecare clinical staff

  • Provide verbal medication-related guidance then document clinical assessment and recommendations in program application

  • Maintain competency in organization and Service Program policies and processes through receiving and reviewing regularly providing communications and resources

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:

  • Active, unrestricted license to practice as a Pharmacist in employee's state of residence

  • 5+ years of experience as a licensed Pharmacist

  • 3+ years of experience of clinical pharmacy practice experience with obstetric population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of homecare pharmacy practice experience including regulatory expectations

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The hourly range for this role is $42.31 to $83.27 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.