Challenge can often be its 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.
Prepare and compound infusion medications
Use aseptic techniques
Staging medications for compounding
Call patients to assess and order refills
Ordering medications and supplies from vendors
Inventory of pharmacy (drugs and supplies)
Coordinate with doctor offices regarding patient refills when necessary
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.
High school diploma / GED (or higher)
Texas State Pharmacy Tech License
National Pharmacy Tech Certification
1 year of pharmacy technician experience in home infusion or hospital environment
Ability to work a flexible shift between the hours of 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday – Friday, with rotating on call weekends as needed
You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location.
Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
2+ years of IV compounding experience
Experience ordering through local vendors
Texas State Sterile Compounding IV Certification
Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be yours best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while do your life's best work.(sm)
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Some of the steps we’ve taken to ensure employee well-being include:
Launched our ProtectWell app and UnitedCARES program to help ease the burden and stress for our UnitedHealth Group team members and their immediate family affected by COVID-19
Daily updates from our CEO Dave Wichmann to support and inspire team members during this challenging time
Onsite social distancing and increased sanitization measures for employees who have been welcomed back to our offices
Fully cover the COVID-19 healthcare costs for our employees
Employees who self-identify as high risk or who live with someone who is high risk have been asked to remain working from home
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OptumRx, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefit managers in the U.S. Here, you will fill far more than prescriptions. You will be empowered to do your best work in delivering compassionate service one person at a time and ensuring our customers have what they need to manage their health.As a Fortune 7 company, we will offer you unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth opportunities in an environment that values inclusion and diversity. There’s no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life’s best work.(SM)