Intern - Madison, WI

UnitedHealth Group

Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Madison, WI
Contract type: Part time
UnitedHealth Group
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 and you may end up staying for a career in which you can do your life’s best work.(sm)

Change is sweeping through health care. And keeping up with change is only half the battle. At UnitedHealth Group and our family of businesses, we\'ve got what it takes to lead the charge and bring about the future of health care. As a Mergers & Acquisitions Intern, you\'ll work with an extremely active team who evaluates upwards of 100 target companies every year. It\'s an opportunity to develop global health care industry expertise across our lines of business UnitedHealthcare and Optum, as well as UnitedHealth Group as a whole. Get you ready to meet challenges head on by joining us today.

External 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.

The Pharmacy Intern for Genoa will work side by side with clinical pharmacists to develop programs impacting medications covered through the health insurance plans to impact the Triple Aim – better outcomes, better experience at a lower cost.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Prescription Drug List Management
  • Assist in evaluating medications from clinical standpoint
  • Work in conjunction with communications/marketing on materials necessary to support programs. This would include consumer, customer and physician programs
  • Engage with physicians/providers to encourage use of lower-cost options
  • Clinical/Utilization Management programs
  • Assist in evaluating medications and/or therapeutic classes being considered for clinical/utilization management programs to determine program components and clinical criteria as needed
  • Assist and/or provide support for clinical projects
  • Clinical initiatives
  • Assist in development of other clinical initiatives such as development of educational programs, adherence, opioid management
You’ll 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:
  • Actively enrolled, through the duration of the internship, in a Doctor of Pharmacy program at an Accredited Pharmacy School. This internship is not intended for graduating students
  • 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)
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Active Board of Pharmacy Intern License
  • If you do not currently have an active Board of Pharmacy Intern License, you must obtain one prior to your scheduled start date
UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 5, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we\'re doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we\'re building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we\'re looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum. Here\'s the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world\'s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to 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.

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