Senior Pharmacy Technician -Telecommute in Phoenix, AZ
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Internal Number: 109721526
Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
****Must reside in greater PHX area****
The Sr. Pharmacy Technician is a collaborative role working with nurses, social workers medical directors and skilled nursing facilities. Sr. Pharmacy technicians assist Pharmacist in researching and preparing medication reviews and medication reconciliation. This includes researching drug information with available resources, assessing patient eligibility, evaluating drug claims data, preparing review for skilled nursing facilities and/or primary care providers, and documenting medication reconciliation information in electronic medical record. Also assists with metrics, administrative tasks and in future pharmacy programs.
Organize and assemble medication reconciliation and review for transitions of care
Research drug information as necessary
Accurate drug data entry into electronic medical record
Assess member eligibility
Access drug claims data
Assist with reporting and report development
Maintain patient confidentiality
Collaborate with OptumCare team and program members outside OptumCare
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
HS Diploma / GED
Current pharmacy technician certification
2+ years Pharmacy experience
Retail Pharmacy experience
Knowledge of drugs / medications
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access
Local travel - up to 25%
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
Experience in managed care pharmacy (e.g., Pharmacy Benefits Manager, clinically related programs, appeals, prior authorization)
Experience using EMR systems
Telephonic customer service experience
Knowledge of Medicare part D
Recognize potential drug interactions or discrepancies
Ability to identify and analyze drug data trends
Knowledge of HIPPA
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Problem solving and decision-making skills
Demonstrate accuracy, timeliness, organization and attention to detail
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do 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.