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Job Description

Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare.

A career with Genoa Healthcare means you're part of a collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change lives for the better. People with serious mental or chronic illness - and those who care for them - have moving stories, and at Genoa we become their voice, their partner. Working as part of a coordinated care team, we partner with community-based providers and others to ensure that people with complex health conditions get the right medications and are able to follow their treatment plans. Our personalized services - in-clinic pharmacies, telepsychiatry, and medication management - are leading the way to a new level of care.

We recently joined OptumRx, a pharmacy care services company that is part of Optum and UnitedHealth Group's family of businesses. We are part of leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to making the health system work better for everyone. Take a closer look to learn why a career with Genoa Healthcare might be the path to discovering your life's best work.SM

We seek a Pharmacist Intern who under strict supervision and in accordance with established procedures, dispenses and compounds prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals for patient care, according to professional standards and state and federal regulatory requirements.

This position is for 4 hours per week and will include Summer and Winter break periods where more hours may be available.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Perform professional duties and responsibilities associated with the processing of prescriptions in a mental health clinic pharmacy environment.
* Distribute drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners.
* Provide information to customers about medications and their use.
* Strong focus on providing a superior level of customer service.
* Log data into the computer.
* Ensure compliance with all relevant laws of the applicable State Board of Pharmacy.
* Be available as scheduled within regular hours of operation.
* Any other usual and customary pharmacy duties.

Required Qualifications:

* Ability to effectively multi-task and remain flexible to change.
* Strong time management skills and attention to detail.
* Ability to prioritize, schedule and organize.
* Communicate with patients in a compassionate and customer-service-oriented manner.
* Excellent telephone communication, typing, and data entry skills.
* Must be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited school of pharmacy
* Must hold a valid state intern license if required by the state of employment

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing

Job Keywords: Pharmacist Intern, Pharmacy Intern, Pharmaceutical

About UnitedHealth Group Inc.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UnitedHealthcare) is a diversified health and well-being company. The Company operates in four segments: Health Care Services, OptumHealth, Ingenix and Prescription Solutions. The Health Care Services segment consists of UnitedHealthcare, Ovations and AmeriChoice businesses. OptumHealth serves approximately 60 million individuals with its diversified offering of health, financial and ancillary benefit services and products that assist consumers in navigating the healthcare system and accessing services. Ingenix offers database and data management services, software products, publications, consulting and actuarial services and business process outsourcing services. Prescription Solutions offers a suite of integrated pharmacy benefit management services to approximately 10 million people, through approximately 60,000 retail network pharmacies and two mail service facilities as of December 31, 2008. On May 30, 2008, it acquired Unison Health Plans. (Source: 10-K)

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