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UnitedHealth Group Inc. | Schaumburg, Illinois
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Job Description

At OptumRx, a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses and one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, we are dispensing with tradition. Join us as we take on the challenge of reinventing the health system. As a Project Manager (PM), you will play an important role in coordinating, facilitating and analyzing our drug information libraries, policies, operations and metrics. It's an exceptional opportunity to join a pharmacy team with a focus on clinical and business collaboration. Join us today and start helping making a difference in the lives of millions.

Under the direction of the Sr. Director, Drug Intelligence, this individual will assist to create and maintain Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) documents, databases, metrics, as well as create and maintain Drug Intelligence (DI) team related documents and metrics. This position is will support development and maintenance of DI and P&T related policies and procedures, as well as support P&T meeting planning. This position will also provide sales support activity related to DI and P&T.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Manage the development, distribution and communication of monthly P&T meeting voting documents, as well as the development and distribution of monthly P&T agenda summaries
* Manage P&T drug list development and distribution for use in Formulary Management Committee meetings and Business Implementation Committee meetings, as well as development of presentation material
* Manage monthly updates to the P&T decision grid as well as monthly reporting needs; monitor need for enhancements and work with clinical IT partners for any database upgrades
* Manage all DI and P&T related SharePoint sites and policy and procedure documents, including ensuring regular review and updates as needed, posting to appropriate document control sites and ensuring timely P&T review as needed
* Manage DI and P&T related metrics for presentation at quality meetings, in support of SLAs and for regular review at clinical leadership meetings
* Assist in managing DI team resources including but not limited to assignments, subject matter expertise, distribution lists, on-boarding of new team members
* Develop quarterly utilization pivot tables for use in P&T presentation
* Collaborate in the development, collection and compilation of P&T materials for monthly and quarterly meetings, including executive summaries and presentations
* Assist in all P&T meeting planning efforts as needed to ensure successful meeting execution
* Assist in training efforts to educate all key stakeholder areas regarding DI and P&T related resources
* Highly organized, excellent at written and oral communications, and work well with others as they provide management, oversight and motivation to team members
* Developing, maintaining and analyzing detailed projects in different formats for multiple areas
* Understanding of pharmacy and pharmacy benefit management industry
* Ensuring all project deliverables are in compliance with applicable standards (i.e., data security, NCQA, URAC, CMS, other federal/state regulatory requirements)
* Demonstrated experience working with all levels of cross-functional teams (executives, managers, analysts)

Required Qualifications:

* 3 years project management and analytical background
* Managed care pharmacy experience
* Proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

* Undergraduate degree in health information or services, business administration with a focus in healthcare or pharmacy, or other relevant project management based
* Experience with Medispan GPI classification system
* Six sigma trained/certified in project management
* SQL experience
* Pharmacy knowledge, experience or background
* Ability to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple projects simultaneously
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Join us and use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients. Discover a path to 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: Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, Clinical, Clinical Programs, Research, Drug Information, PBM, Managed Care, UHG, UnitedHealth Group, OptumRx, healthcare, health care, project management, Schaumburg, IL, Illinois, Irvine, CA, California

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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