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Senior Pharmacy Technician - Irving, TX

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Irving, TX
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
1760017
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Senior Pharmacy Technician - Irving, TX(Job Number:719963)
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.

 

You dream of a great career with a great company - where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our Service Centers, improve our Service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.

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 a current state license without restrictions based on regulatory requirements of worksite.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Completes patient orders by selecting medication 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 medication as required.
  • Is knowledgeable with regard to the proper use and handling of hazardous medications. Compounds and handles hazardous medication 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 serves as a bridges between the customer and the pharmacist.
  • Reorders as necessary to maintain a continuous inventory of medication and supplies. Receives, checks in and restocks medications ordered through wholesaler and other vendors.
  • Compounds specialty drug products. Uses aseptic technique within 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 policy.
  • Is familiar with, and strives to meet, various guidelines and recommendation 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.
  • Basic tasks are completed without review by others.
  • Supervision / guidance is required for higher level tasks.

Job Pharmacy Operations
Primary Location US-TX-Irving
Other Location 
Organization OptumRx AxelaCare
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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