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Job Category:

Pharmaceutical

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Pharmacy Technician - Sterile Compounding - 1st shift - Houston, TX

UHG - Houston, Texas

Posted: 11/9/2018

Challenge can often be it's own reward. But why settle for just being challenged when you can also be nurtured, mentored and supported in building an impact and fast paced career? With UnitedHealth Group you can have all of the above, everyday. Here at OptumRX, a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, 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. And here's where you come in. As a Senior Pharmacy Technician, you'll be responsible for answering incoming calls / completing outbound calls to / from patients, Physicians and Pharmacists while ensuring a high level of customer service and maximizing 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. As a senior team member, you'll help identify problems and determine solutions both independently or in a team / group setting. 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 accuracy is essential.

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, enterals 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. Note: (If duties are exclusively Rx order creation use Front Pharmacy job function for Clerks, Techs and Supervisors.)

Primary Responsibilities
  • Enter prescriptions and verify appropriate information
  • Contact Patients, Pharmacists and doctor's offices to resolve claims issues 
  • Process prescriptions (from intake to order completion) 
  • Resolve customer issues while ensuring accurate information is provided
  • Extensive work experience within own function.
  • Work is frequently completed without established procedures.
  • Works independently.
  • May act as a resource for others. 
  • May coordinate others' activities.

Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED or higher
  • 6+ months of sterile compounding experience
  • Pharmacy Technician License in the State of Texas
  • PTCB Certification
  • ACPE IV Certification
  • Proficiency with computer and Windows PC applications including ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system application
  • Knowledge of basic drug terminology, abbreviations, and symbols
  • Knowledge of basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Flexible availability: Hours will be 6am - 4pm Monday - Friday; but due to the nature of our work, working beyond the scheduled end time is often necessary to complete a production batch and can be required with little or no notice. Possible Saturday / Sunday shifts may be scheduled to meet business needs
Soft Skills:
  • Attention to detail with accurate and timely completion of batches
  • Self - motivated and able to work independently and productively
  • Willingness to be a team player and promote a positive team environment

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

OptumRx is an empowering place for people with the flexibility to help create change. Innovation is part of the job description. And passion for improving the lives of our customers is a motivating factor in everything we do.

 

If you're ready to talk about groundbreaking interactions, let's talk about what happens when a firm that touches millions of lives decides to gather results from millions of prescriptions every month and analyze their impact. Let's talk about smart, motivated teams. Let's talk about more effective and affordable healthcare solutions. This is caring. This is great chemistry. This is the way to make a difference. We're doing all this, and more, through a greater dedication to our shared values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance.  Join us and start doing 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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