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Job Category:

Pharmaceutical

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Compounding Pharmacy Technician - Home Infusion - Miramar, FL

UHG - Miramar, Florida

Posted: 12/10/2018

***THERE IS A $1500, SIGN-ON BONUS OFFERED FOR THIS POSITION***

 
The more you do, the more you learn. And as you learn you find new doors opening that challenge you to bring your best. Here at OptumRX, we've earned the trust of more than 64 million people who rely on us for the prescription drugs that improve their health and lifestyles. When you join us, you'll be part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies where you'll have some of the best training and tools in the world. As a Compounding Pharmacy Technician, you'll be responsible for answering incoming calls and completing outbound calls to / from patients, physicians and pharmacists while ensuring a high level of customer service and maximized productivity. Along the way, you'll discover the training, support and career opportunities you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader.
 
This role is equally challenging and rewarding. You'll need to work within multiple computer systems simultaneously as you respond to questions or provide specific medication details / clinical information. It's a fast-paced, high-volume environment where our members are counting on us to deliver these important, sometimes life-saving medications in an accurate and efficient manner.
 
Positions in this function perform various duties related to the fulfillment of prescription orders. Dispense any or all of the following: unit doses, specialty pharmaceuticals, injectables, IV, enteral and related supplies following state and federal regulations and company policies and procedures. May compound medications using appropriate components, supplies and sterile / ventilated environment. Process, pack and ship outgoing pharmacy orders, ensuring drug, related supplies and patient collateral (education materials) are included. May also perform drug / supply ordering and inventory/warehouse duties, including proper storage of drugs and supplies and appropriate refrigeration of perishable product, monitor and adjust/calibrate pharmacy equipment, fill dispensing units. Clerks, Techs and Pharmacists in regional and local pharmacies may also perform the following as permitted by state regulation: Prep and scan documents, verify member / patient data, submit prescription orders in computer system. Contact members / patients to validate data, resolve rejected claims, request payment information, establish priority of order or delivery details, consult on medication issues, and set up treatment in on-site facilities. Interpret provider prescription and create order, access, input and retrieve prescription and medical / lab information from computer system, verifies whether order / drug is reimbursable / covered. Pharmacists monitor and verify all prescription orders upon creation and dispensing. Calibrate dosing pumps. Pharmacists in this function may also act as the Pharmacist-in-Charge (PIC) which has additional duties to ensure Pharmacy is in compliance with federal and state regulations, professional standards and internal procedures.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Enter prescriptions and verify appropriate and accurate information
  • Process prescriptions
  • Resolve customer issues; ensuring accurate information is provided
  • Compounding IV Medications
  • Working in a clean-room
  • Pulling and staging the medications for compounding
  • Using USP797 sterile guidelines
  • Stocking medications
  • Labeling and organizing medications
  • Lifting up to 30 lbs. continuously
  • Standing on feet for an 8-hour shift with breaks and lunch

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED or equivalent work experience
  • State of Florida Pharmacy Technician License / National Pharmacy Technician Certification
  • Proficiency with a computer and Windows PC applications including ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system application
  • 2+ years of sterile IV compounding experience gained in a Hospital or Home Infusion environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pharmacy/prescription data entry experience
Careers with AxelaCare. Discover a health services career that encourages your professional growth while delivering steadfast commitment to exceptional patient care. That's what you discover at AxelaCare. We were founded by a close group of medical professionals in Lenexa, KS to provide patient-focused, state of the art home infusion services for acute, hemophilia and Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) therapies. Today we collaborate with leading doctors to develop breakthrough technologies for patient outcomes assessment; and we recently joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. It all reinforces our commitment to empowering people in the pursuit and delivery of exceptional patient care, and creating personalized career paths to discovering your life's best work.
 
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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