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Pharmacy Technician Supervisor, Pharmacy Operations - Philadelphia, PA

UnitedHealth Group

Philadelphia, PA
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756366 Pharmacy Technician Supervisor Pharmacy Operations Philadelphia PA

Pharmacy Technician Supervisor, Pharmacy Operations - Philadelphia, PA (756366)

Position Description

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.(sm)


**Working hours are Monday-Friday 9:30am-6pm and will include occasional Saturdays on a rotating basis**



Primary Responsibilities:


  • Direct, coach and develop a team of up to 20 Prior Authorization Specialists

  • Manage attendance, schedule adherence, off-phone activities, quality and other

    dimensions of PA Specialist performance to identify and coach areas of opportunity

  • Conduct phone monitoring of PA specialists and provide constructive feedback based on observations

  • Handle escalated calls as needed

  • Follow-up on issues escalated to the Supervisor

  • Delegate escalated issues to PA Team Lead and Sr. PA Reps for staff development and growth opportunities

  • Plan, assign, and direct work, appraise performance, reward and discipline employees, address complaints and resolve problems within the team

  • Assist in the hiring process

  • Assist in the preparation of performance reviews

  • Deliver performance reviews in conjunction with the Prior Auth Manager

  • Meet monthly with each staff member to go over performance status

  • Assist with training as needed

  • Lead weekly Team meetings with staff to keep them informed of changes to policy and procedures and corporate communications

  • Meet with the Prior Authorization Management team weekly to report on clinical call center performance and personnel issues

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Current and unrestricted Pharmacy Technician license

  • 2+ years’ experience supervising Pharmacy Technicians in a Call Center environment

  • Prior Authorization experience

  • Knowledge of the Pharmacy Benefit Management and / or Health Insurance

  • Knowledge of Call Center industry through work experience and as obtained through related courses

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree

  • PBM experience

  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification

Required Competencies:

  • Must have strong leadership and problem solving skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of associates, managers and clients

  • Ability to comprehend ACD statistical reporting and it to the operation of the department

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form

  • Ability to maintain a high level of consistency while working with team members

  • Ability to recognize the needs of the staff, heighten morale, and decrease stress and burnout

  • Ability to understand what style of conflict resolution is best suited for a particular situation

  • Ability to determine the needs of each individual team member and assist them in achieving set goals

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of company and client confidentiality

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Exemplary coaching / motivational skills at both an individual and team level

  • Adaptable and able to move with change while maintaining a positive attitude and strong role model for the Team. This includes the ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings and weekend hours.

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 14, 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.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.


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.



Job Keywords: Pharmacy Technician Supervisor, Prior Authorization Supervisor, Pharmacy Supervisor, Prior Authorization Call Center Supervisor, Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania 

Job Details

  • Contest Number756366
  • Job TitlePharmacy Technician Supervisor, Pharmacy Operations - Philadelphia, PA
  • Job FamilyPharmacy
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Philadelphia, PA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelManager
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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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