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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Pharmaceutical

Country:

US

Postal Code:

89044

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Pharmacy Technician - Variable Shifts - Southwest Medical Pharmacy - Las Vegas, NV

UHG - Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted: 10/16/2018

As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, with better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, is a multi - specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.  Southwest Medical Pharmacy part of Optumcare provides durable medical equipment and infusion services to patients in their homes. Total Home Care also provides these services to patients residing in Assisted Living facilities and Residential Care settings under arrangement with the individual facility. Total Home Care’s team of healthcare professionals and pharmacists focus on helping each patient reach a higher level of comfort, function and wellness. Whether short-term or long-term care is required, our services and products help provide opportunities for greater independence and quality of life.   Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enter prescriptions and verifying appropriate information
  • Coordinate deliveries
  • Contacting patients, pharmacists and doctor's offices to resolve claims issues 
  • Process prescriptions (from intake to order completion) 
  • Resolve customer issues; ensuring accurate information is provided
  • Consistently meet established productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards while maintaining a good attendance record
  • Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate
  • Prepack bulk medicines, fill bottles with prescribed medications, and type and affix labels

  • Answer telephones, responding to questions or requests

  • Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs

  • Price and file prescriptions that have been filled

  • Establish or maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients

  • Order, label, and count stock of medications, chemicals, or supplies and enter inventory data into computer

  • Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, check for outdated medications in current inventory, and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages

  • Mix pharmaceutical preparations, according to written prescriptions

  • Restock Pyxis machines


Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED  

  • Licensed Pharmacy Technician in the State of Nevada
  • 3 + years of Pharmacy related experience, in a Customer Service role 
  • Proficiency with computers using Windows PC applications in an office environment, and the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications
  • Open availability to work weekends, as needed
Preferred Qualifications:
  • National certification as a Pharmacy Technician
  • Previous experience in Home Infusion
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
  • Frequent speaking, listening using a headset, sitting, use of hands / fingers across keyboard or mouse, handling other objects, long periods of close vision looking at a computer monitor
  • Service center environment with moderate noise level due to Representatives talking, computers, printers, floor activity

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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.

 

 

Job Keywords: Pharmacy Technician, Las Vegas, Nevada, NV, Southwest Medical

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