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Lead Pharmacy Technician - Indianapolis, IN

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Indianapolis, IN
Date:
01/16/2018
2018-01-162018-02-14
Job Code:
744877
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744877 Lead Pharmacy Technician Indianapolis IN

Lead Pharmacy Technician - Indianapolis, IN (744877)

Position Description

Position Description:
 
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.
 
There comes a point when you're ready to take off the training wheels and start guiding others. If that's where you are today, let's talk about where you can be tomorrow with our leading, global health care organization. Here at UnitedHealth Group and our growing OptumRX pharmacy benefits business, 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. Here's where you come in. As a Lead Pharmacy Technician, your contributions will extend beyond fulfilling prescriptions. You'll incorporate your knowledge of specialty medications as you work through the authorization process including review of physician's letters of medical necessity and reviewing / approving requests for prescription prior authorizations. Along the way, you'll discover the training, support and career opportunities you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader.
 
Primary Responsibilities

• Interpret physicians' prescriptions, create order, access/inputs/retrieve prescription information and verify reimbursement eligibility
• Processes prior authorization requests for any or all of the following: unit doses, specialty pharmaceuticals and infusible medications
• Review team stats and provide feedback on individual and team progress.
• Ensure staff is clearly informed of all procedures and updates including ad hoc training, education, process updates, etc.
• Take escalated and/or supervisor calls
This role is equally challenging and rewarding. Strong attention to detail and computer skills are required as you confirm prescription orders and information for the automated fulfillment for accuracy. It’s a fast paced, high volume environment where accuracy is essential. The role also requires you to monitor products that have been recalled to ensure safety protocols
 

Requirements:
  • High school diploma / GED or equivalent  of work experience
  • Indiana Pharmacy Technician License
  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification
  • 3+ years of pharmacy related experience (including retail pharmacy experience) 
  • Proficiency with computer and Windows PC applications including ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system application
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in a Lead or Subject Matter Expert (SME)role                                     
  • Previous Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) experience
Getting it right in Pharmacy Benefits is just the starting point for excellence, impact and purpose in your career. Join us and take everything to another level. Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.SM
 
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.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.
 
Keywords: health care, healthcare, Managed Care, Pharmacy Technician, Optum, OptumRx, UnitedHealth care, UnitedHealth Group, pharmacy, retail pharmacy, pharmacy technician license
 

Job Details

  • Contest Number744877
  • Job TitleLead Pharmacy Technician - Indianapolis, IN
  • Job FamilyPharmacy
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Indianapolis, IN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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