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Pharmacy Technician - Lenexa, KS

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Lenexa, KS
Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
Job Code:
732567
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732567 Pharmacy Technician Lenexa KS

Pharmacy Technician - Lenexa, KS (732567)

Position Description

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, OptumRx 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

UnitedHealth Group and OptumRx are working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 25, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant and built for speed.

The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for performing designated technical and clerical tasks associated with the preparation, labeling and dispensing of medications, including sterile admixtures and prepackaged or unit dose drugs. In addition, performs designated tasks regarding pharmacy quality control, management of pharmacy records, inventory control and preparation of orders for drugs.

 

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; 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 Pharmacy Technicians must have current state license or national certification without restrictions based on regulatory requirements of worksite.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Completes patient orders by selecting medications as indicated on the patient medication profile; assists in preparing and labeling of intravenous medication orders including total parenteral nutrition products using proper sterile and aseptic technique. Places medications in designated area for pharmacist to check, sends/delivers medications as required.
  • Is knowledgeable with regard to the proper use and handling of hazardous medications. Compounds and handles hazardous medications in accordance with established guidelines and regulations (i.e. USP 797).
  • Answers phones in a courteous and timely manner.
  • Attends to customers in a timely manner.
  • Assists in preparation of stat items investigating and preparing missing medications and serves as a bridges between the customer and the pharmacist.
  • Reorders as necessary to maintain a continuous inventory of medications and supplies. Receives, checks in and restocks medications ordered through wholesaler and other vendors.
  • Compounds specialty drug products. Uses aseptic technique when compounding sterile drug products. Completes accurate documentation of items compounded and repackaged.
  • Performs quality control activities related to sterile compounding and the clean room per company policies.
  • Is familiar with, and strives to meet, various guidelines and recommendations as put forth by various governing bodies. For example, completes documentation of refrigerator temperatures, IV hood cleaning, equipment maintenance and other activities as required.
  • Works to ensure compliance with accreditation standards, State, Federal, OSHA and other regulatory standards. Follows all agency department policy and procedures. Ensures each admission meets admission criteria.
  • Completes other projects and duties as assigned by Pharmacy management.
  • Moderate work experience within own function.
  • Some work is completed without established procedures.
  • Basic tasks are completed without review by others.
  • Supervision/guidance is required for higher level tasks.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED or higher
  • Must have active Pharmacy Technician license in state of KS
  • Must be available to work 10am - 7pm Monday - Friday plus overtime and weekends as needed
  • Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system application
  • 6+ months of pharmacy technician experience
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
     

 Assets:

  • Sterile compounding experience
  • PTCB

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to remain focused and productive each day though tasks may be repetitive

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Frequent standing on feet
  • Ability to lift 0-10 pounds frequently and up to 60 pounds occasionally

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.


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Job Details

  • Contest Number732567
  • Job TitlePharmacy Technician - Lenexa, KS
  • Job FamilyPharmacy
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Lenexa, KS
    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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