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Senior Pharmacy Technician - Lenexa, KS

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Lenexa, KS
Date:
08/22/2017
2017-08-222017-09-20
Job Code:
1762771
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Senior Pharmacy Technician - Lenexa, KS(Job Number:720920)
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Position Description:

 
Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.  
 
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.
 
This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 17 leader.
 
Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.
 
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.

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.
 
Continuous standing, picking orders, compounding orders in a rotating schedule and there will be on-call responsibilities as well. On-Call could be expected 1 night a week with weekend on-call once a month. Hopefully less once fully staffed. Our current operations opens at 8:30am to 7pm Mon-Fri.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Enter prescriptions and verifying appropriate information
  • Contacting patients, pharmacists and doctor's offices to resolve claims issues
  • Process prescriptions (from intake to order completion)
  • Resolve customer issues and ensuring accurate information is provided
  • Consistently meet established productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards while maintaining a good attendance record
  • Extensive work experience within own function
  • Work is frequently completed without established procedures
  • Works independently
  • May act as a resource for others
  • May coordinate others' activities

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