UnitedHealth Group
Pharmacy Technician - Carlsbad, CA
At a glance
Location: US-CA-Carlsbad Map
Posted: 10/24/2019
Closing: 11/23/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
UnitedHealth Group
Job description
Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you’ll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you’re empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

As a Pharmacy Technician, you'll be responsible for processing returns of outdated medications, monitoring out of stock items, and handling wholesaler purchase orders. Along the way, you'll discover the training, support and career opportunities you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader.

Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Process and categorize returned orders within IRIS system

  • Open and process all carrier return packages

  • Answer questions from front end technicians about returns

  • Route payments or any paperwork to mail room for processing

  • Research, categorize, and resolve backorders with wholesaler

  • Ensure Contract Logs and BPA’s are up to date and accurate

  • Handle medications according to proper procedure

  • Identify and work conversions to support pharmacy operations

  • Validate and send Purchase Orders to wholesaler

  • Review, validate, and correct wholesaler Purchase Order discrepancies  

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.

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Unrestricted CA Pharmacy Technician License

  • 1+ years of experience with data entry and Excel 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • National Pharmacy Technician certification (PTCB) 

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

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