Pharmacist Supervisor - Mail Order Pharmacy Operations - Pine Brook, NJ
Basking Ridge, NJ 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description
As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, with better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Supervises the daily activities and tasks of Pharmacists / employees (15) related to fulfillment of prescription orders
  • Monitors operations of business unit and actively assists and provides direction to subordinates as required using standard policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Prioritizes and coordinates work, provides leadership to and reviews the work of assigned staff
  • Maintains and reviews most effective scheduling of staff to meet the needs and goals of business unit; assigns workload to staff to meet completion dates / deadlines
  • Works to optimize standardized procedures and improve efficiency of subordinates
  • Performs or assists subordinates in performing duties and resolving problems
  • Prepares composite reports from individual reports of subordinates
  • Analyzes, researches and prepares various reports for management on assigned topics as needed
  • Interviews, hires new employees, ensures appropriate training, conducts performance reviews, counsels employees and takes appropriate disciplinary action
  • Responsible for supervising direct reports- pharmacists and technicians
  • Interprets physicians' prescriptions and creates order, accesses, inputs, and retrieves prescription information from computer system
  • Work with peers / staff from other facilities to create, modify and ensure standardized procedures
  • Oversees, reviews and handles escalated issues
  • Oversight of both home delivery and specialty staff and production
  • Ensures and maintains Quality Standards for the pharmacy by educating the staff on pharmacy laws, company policies, and researching and implementing quality improvements

Required Qualifications:

*Current, unrestricted New Jersey Pharmacist License
*BS or Pharm D Pharmacy
*3+ years active pharmacist experience
*1+ year experience leading, overseeing or supervising tasks / projects of pharmacy staff
*Strong understanding of state and federal laws regulations as they pertain to pharmacy
*Obtain additional (multiple) state licenses over time to function as PIC
*Proficient with Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
*Work outside of regular scheduled hours in order to meet demands of work volume
*Familiarity with some budgeting and reporting activities

Preferred Qualifications:
*Pharmacy automation experience
*Prior Mail Order Pharmacy Management

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 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 Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Day Job
Required Experience
3+ years
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