Pharmacy Licensing Specialist – Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
April 9, 2021
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Licensing Specialist - Schaumburg, IL or Telecommuters who are highly qualified will manage a portfolio of Pharmacy licenses for OptumRx owned pharmacies. 

Position will be part of the Pharmacy Licensing team. As part of that team, your role will be to solve complex application issues, assist with new projects, and create new reports and job aides for the pharmacy team.  You will be assigned a book of business and will be responsible for ensuring all licenses in your book are renewed on time.  You will respond to inquiries from Board of Pharmacy, DEA and other state and federal regulators and internal stakeholders.  You will also complete other related filings, regulatory outreach and produce reports via our proprietary licensing databases. Come join a great team and learn the nuances of the PBM and Pharmacy business.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Direct licensing experience and/or past experience with state boards of pharmacy
  • 3+ years of experience in Pharmacy licensing.  Will consider transferable experience from working for a Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word (creating and editing documents), Excel (general spreadsheet navigation, data entry/sorting data) and Outlook (email and calendar)
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate
  • Notary designation 
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint (document retrieval and storage)
  • Management experience

Soft Skills:

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated contributor who takes ownership of a task from start to finish
  • UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow

Already Fortune 7, 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.

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)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary,  UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

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 Licensing Specialist, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Remote, Schaumburg, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, MN, Illinois, IL

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