Pharmacist - Senior - ALLMED Staffing

Job Title: 
Pharmacist - Senior
Seeking: 
Jobs for Pharmacists
Business Name: 
ALLMED Staffing
Application deadline: 
Monday, March 7, 2016
Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Contact Person: 
Margerie Braasch - Senior Recruiter
Location: 
738 W. 35th St.
Chicago, IL 60616
Email Address: 
Phone: 
773-254-5555

This is a contract job with United Healthcare/Optum paying $55.00 per hour. NO INTERNS PLEASE. Monday- Saturday. Hours will vary Hours worked will help cover vacation and increase business. Physical address of work site location: 5070 Rockwell Dr. NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Provide concurrent drug utilization reviews to counsel patient medication therapies and monitor for drug-drug and drug-disease interactions and adverse effects. • Provide medication counseling and education of durable medical devices specific to diabetic patient population. • Support services at the pharmacy operations level for improved patient communication and education. • Support the maintenance of consistent inventory levels reflective of plan approved formulary. • Maintain prescriptions in a manner that complies with all legal requirements, including OBRA’90. • Transfer prescriptions as necessary. • Provide and administer vaccinations to patients • Handle inbound/outbound physician calls to validate and fulfill prescription information. • Provide accurate and consistent service levels, focusing on timely and accurate medication distribution. • Coordinate with other departments and team members within Optum to provide maximum level of service. • Ensure adherence and compliance with all state and federal regulations pertaining to the Pharmacy. • Support the management and training of pharmacy technicians. • Exhibit compliant and ethical behavior in the performance of job responsibilities, including complying with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, Optum Code of Conduct, Business Ethics Policies and Procedures and other policies and procedures applicable to position. • Perform other duties, as necessary, to meet the objectives of Optum. QUALIFICATIONS: • Current Iowa Pharmacy License • BS of Pharmacy or Doctorate of Pharmacy (PharmD) • 2+ years of Retail Pharmacy Experience • Excellent interpersonal and customer service communication skills • Able to work a flexible schedule