UnitedHealth Group
Pharmacy Technician - Syracuse, NY
At a glance
Location: US-NY-Syracuse Map
Posted: 11/04/2019
Closing: 12/03/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
UnitedHealth Group
Job description

The more you do, the more you learn. And as you learn you find new doors opening that challenge you to bring your best. Here at OptumRX, we've earned the trust of more than 64 million people who rely on us for the prescription drugs that improve their health and lifestyles. When you join us, you'll be part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies where you'll have some of the best training and tools in the world. As a Pharmacy Technician, you'll be responsible for answering incoming calls and completing outbound calls to/from patients, physicians and pharmacists while ensuring a high level of customer service and maximized productivity. Along the way, you'll discover the training, support and career opportunities you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader.


Primary Responsibilities:



  • •  Enter prescriptions and verify appropriate and accurate information

  • •  Contact patients, pharmacists and doctor's offices to resolve claims issues

  • •  Process prescriptions (from intake to order completion)

  • •  Resolve customer issues; ensuring accurate information is provided

Positions in this function perform various duties related to the fulfillment of prescription orders. Dispense any or all of the following: unit doses, specialty pharmaceuticals, injectable, IV, enterals and related supplies following state and federal regulations and company policies and procedures. May compound medications using appropriate components, supplies and sterile / ventilated environment


Process, pack and ship outgoing pharmacy orders, ensuring drug, related supplies and patient collateral (education materials) are included. May also perform drug / supply ordering and inventory / warehouse duties, including proper storage of drugs and supplies and appropriate refrigeration of perishable product, monitor and adjust / calibrate pharmacy equipment, fill dispensing units


Contact members / patients to validate data, resolve rejected claims, request payment information, establish priority of order or delivery details, consult on medication issues, and set up treatment in on-site facilities. Interpret provider prescription and create order, access, input and retrieve prescription and medical / lab information from computer system, verifies whether order / drug is reimbursable/covered. Calibrate dosing pumps.


This role is equally challenging and rewarding. You'll need to work within multiple computer systems simultaneously as you respond to questions or provide specific medication details/clinical information. It's a fast paced, high volume environment where our members are counting on us to deliver these important, sometimes life-saving medications in an accurate and efficient manner.


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 / GED (or higher)
  • PTCB national certification or willingness to obtain within 90 days of hire
  • Proficiency with computer and Windows PC applications including ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system application
  •  Ability to work a flexible schedule (8 hour day) between 8:30 am - 6:00 pm Monday through Friday


Preferred Qualifications:


  •      National Pharmacy Technician Certification

  • •    CPR + Software Experience

  • •     1+ years of Home Infusion Experience
  • Previous pharmacy / prescription data entry experience 

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)


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 - Syracuse, NY