UnitedHealth Group
- Pharmacy Technician - Carlsbad, CA - 1st Shift
At a glance
Location: US-CA-Carlsbad Map
Posted: 02/17/2017
Closing: 03/16/2017
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description

Be part of our next training class by applying today! OptumRx consists of smart, motivated teams with great chemistry so join us and take the first steps towards your new career.  

OptumRx is one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. OptumRx is leading the way in creating change that improves the lives of our customers.  You have the desire, the drive, and the dedication to be a part of that change, now you just need the opportunity.  OptumRx is committed to making a difference in the lives of those members filling monthly prescriptions by gathering the data and analyzing the impact they have on our customers. This is a great place to start in building a career focused on making an impact in healthcare and the lives of others.  This is a great place to start doing your life's best work. (SM)         

The Pharmacy Technician is responsible filling and dispensing prescriptions assigned to the pharmacy in various functions such as counting out pills or boxes, replenishing, dispensing, correcting dispensing errors, and shipping. Candidates will be crossed trained in all functions as you may work in different areas of the dispensing pharmacy at any given time. Candidates must be a current licensed Pharmacy Technician without restrictions in the state of Nevada in order to be considered.

This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Saturday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8 hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of (Monday- Friday 4am - 2:30 pm and Saturday 4:30am - 2:30 pm). It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Processing prescriptions to include counting, filling, and shipping
  • Resolving prescription dispensing issues
  • Verifying appropriate prescription and member information
  • Constantly meet established productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards while maintaining a good attendance record

Required Qualifications:

  • Licensed Pharmacy Technician in the State of California is Required
  • Demonstrated ability in using computer and Windows PC applications, which includes strong keyboard and navigation skills and learning new computer programs
  • An education level of at least a high school diploma or GED OR 10 years of equivalent working experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • Ability to remain focused and productive each day though tasks may be repetitive
  • 1+ years of experience of working in a Pharmacy Technician role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pharmacy/ prescription data entry experience preferred



There are several steps in our hiring process - it’s a thorough process because we want to ensure the best job and culture fit for you and for us. In today’s ultra-competitive job market, the importance of putting your best foot forward is more important than ever. And you can start by completing all required sections of your application. (i.e. profile, history, certifications and application/job questions). Once you submit your resume, you’ll receive an email with next steps. This may include a link for an on-line pre-screening test that we ask you to complete as part of our selection process. You may also be asked to complete a digital video interview, but we will offer full instructions and tips to help you. After you have completed all of these steps, you can check on the status of your application at any time, but you will also be notified via email.  http://uhg.hr/OurApplicationProcess

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

Already Fortune 6, 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.

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Pharmacy Technician - Carlsbad, CA - 1st Shift