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Lead Pharmacy Technician - Brentwood, TN

UnitedHealth Group

Brentwood, TN
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Lead Pharmacy Technician - Brentwood, TN(Job Number:730175)

Position Description:
Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.
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.

Positions in this function perform various duties related to the fulfillment of prescription orders. Interprets physicians' prescriptions and creates order, accesses, inputs, and retrieves prescription information from computer system, verifies whether order is reimbursable. Dispenses any or all of the following: unit doses, specialty pharmaceuticals and injectables, and may compound medications. Consults with customers, patients and / or physicians regarding use of medications and potential drug interactions. Consultations may be telephonic or in person. Reviews and approves / denies requests for prescription prior authorizations. Pharmacists must have a current license without restrictions and Lead PharmacyTechnicians must have current State License or National Certification without restrictions based on regulatory requirements of worksite.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Troubleshooting issues within the health plan
  • Assisting Case Managers on an individual member basis by working through the member's pharmacy-related barriers
  • Providing support to the Pharmacy Director
  • Conducting basic reporting and analysis
  • Researching members or physicians concerns by assisting pharmacies in claims adjudication and prescriber coordination
  • Proactive identification and intervening on behalf of members at risk, who are not already in case management
  • Expand provider educational efforts via individual and mass communication as negative trends are identified
  • Support members education by improving pharmacy-related health literacy with benefit navigation assistance
  • Extensive work experience, possibly in multiple functions
  • Work does not usually require established procedures
  • Works independently
  • Mentors others
  • Acts as a resource for others
  • Coordinates others' activities

Job Pharmacy Operations
Primary Location US-TN-Brentwood
Other Location 
Organization UHN Network Pharmacy
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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