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Pharmacist Intern - Behavioral Health

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Job Description:

Internships at Optum. If you want an intern experience that will dramatically shape your career, consider a company that's dramatically shaping our entire health care system. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, is a leading health services and innovation company dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 94,000 people collaborating worldwide, Optum combines people, technology, data and action to improve the delivery, quality and efficiency of health care. Our internship opportunities provide a view of a rapidly evolving, incredibly challenging marketplace of ideas, products and services. Here, you'll work with some of the smartest people in the business on assignments that matter. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

The 2024 summer internship program is full-time for 10 weeks from June 3rd - August 9th.

The Pharmacist Intern will be working as part of Genoa Healthcare, which is a pharmacy care services company that is part of Optum and UnitedHealth Group's family of businesses. At Genoa, you will be a 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, medication management and more - are leading the way to a new level of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Benefits & Opportunities for UnitedHealth Group Interns:

  • Eligible to contribute to a 401k savings plan.
  • Laptop and equipment provided by the organization.
  • Opportunity to attend UnitedHealth Group's 3-day Early Careers Internship Experience at the corporate office in Minnesota.
  • Full-time offer or returning internship offer possibilities for high performers.
  • Access to a network of hundreds of interns and leaders throughout the organization. Primary Responsibilities:
    • Distribute drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners
    • Provide information to customers about medications and their use
    • Perform clerical duties such as filing patient records and processing insurance claims
    • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws of the applicable State Board of Pharmacy
    • Administration of immunizations as allowed by state boards of pharmacy
    • Any other usual and customary pharmacy duties.
    • Consistently exhibit behavior and communication skills that demonstrate the company's commitment to superior customer service, including quality care and concern with internal and external customers
    • Adhere to having a safe and secure workspace and communicate with their leadership when that safety (equipment, system, information) is compromised
    • Comply with policies, rules and regulations set forth by the Board of Pharmacy, and other applicable regulatory bodies
    • Use, protect, and disclose patients' protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
      You will 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:
      • Currently enrolled in a Doctor of Pharmacy program, with first year completed before start of internship
      • Active Licensure as a pharmacist intern in state of employment before start of internship
      • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization (F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiring H-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered) Preferred Qualifications:
        • 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA
        • Completion of at least one Therapeutics Course
        • Knowledge of medical and pharmacy terminology
        • Proven adequate mathematical, analytical, and critical thinking skills
        • Proven solid oral and written communication skills 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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Boca Raton , Pharmacist Intern - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Boca Raton, Florida

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