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Senior Pharmacy PA / Appeals Technician - Cypress, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Cypress, CA
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750607 Senior Pharmacy Technician Cypress CA

Senior Pharmacy PA / Appeals Technician - Cypress, CA (750607)

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.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Verify appropriate Member and Provider information
  • Contact patients, pharmacists, and doctor's offices to resolve claims issues
  • Resolve customer issues; ensuring accurate information is provided
  • Consistently meet established productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards while maintaining a good attendance record
  • Contact doctor's offices to obtain information necessary to determine if the drug claim is covered under the member's pharmacy benefits. Outreach will be performed via phone and electronically (e.g. fax)
  • Reach out to Members for assistance in securing information from their doctor
  • Accurate, timely, and detailed documentation of each outreach attempt
  • Collaboration with pharmacists and medical directors, ensuring coverage criteria is clearly communicated to the physicians and their office personnel
  • Provider outreach to obtain additional information necessary for the pharmacist or medical director to render a coverage decision
Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Current California Pharmacy Technician License
  • 1+ years of Pharmacy Technician experience
  • 1+ years working experience with Microsoft Word (create, save and report documents) and Microsoft Excel (create, save and report spreadsheets)
  • 1+ years of experience with Windows-based applications, including the ability to learn new and complex systems
  • Availability to work 40 hours per week including weekends and overtime as required according to the needs of the business
Preferred Qualifications:
  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification
Soft Skills:
  • Prior stable work experience
  • Ability to remain focused and productive each day though tasks may be repetitive
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
  • Frequent speaking, listening using a phone headset, sitting, use of hands / fingers across keyboard or mouse, handling other objects, long periods of close vision looking at a computer monitor
  • Service Center environment with moderate noise level due to representatives talking, computers, printers, and floor activities
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.
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: Pharmacy Technician; Medicare; Medicaid; Pharmacy

Job Details

  • Contest Number750607
  • Job TitleSenior Pharmacy PA / Appeals Technician - Cypress, CA
  • Job FamilyPharmacy
  • Business SegmentUHC Clinical Services

Job Location Information

  • Cypress, CA
    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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