Senior Compounding Pharmacy Technician - Centennial, CO
January 11, 2018
Position Description:Challenge can often be it's own reward. But why settle for just being challenged when you can also be nurtured, mentored and supported in building an impact and fast paced career? With UnitedHealth Group you can have all of the above, everyday. Here at OptumRX, a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, 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. And here's where you come in. As a Pharmacy Technician, you'll be responsible for answering incoming calls/completing outbound calls to / from patients, physicians and pharmacists while ensuring a high level of customer service and maximizing productivity. Along the way, you'll discover the training, support and career opportunities you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader.This role is equally challenging and rewarding. As a senior team member, you'll help identify problems and determine solutions both independently or in a team / group setting. 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 accuracy is essential. 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, injectables, 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. - Clerks, Techs and Pharmacists in regional and local pharmacies may also perform the following as permitted by state regulation: Prep and scan documents, verify member / patient data, submit prescription orders in computer system. 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.- Pharmacists monitor and verify all prescription orders upon creation and dispensing. Calibrate dosing pumps.- Pharmacists in this function may also act as the Pharmacist-in-Charge (PIC) which has additional duties to ensure Pharmacy is in compliance with federal and state regulations, professional standards and internal procedures. Note: (If duties are exclusively Rx order creation use Front Pharmacy job function for Clerks, Techs and Supervisors.)Primary Responsibilities:Enter prescriptions and verify appropriate information Contact patients, pharmacists and doctor's offices to resolve claims issues Process prescriptions (from intake to order completion) Resolve customer issues while ensuring accurate information is providedWorking in a cleanroom compounding IV medicationsUse USP797 guidelines for aseptic techniqueStaging medications for compoundingPackaging and shipping ordersWorking with couriers to schedule pickups/deliveries
Requirements:High school diploma / GED (or higher) or equivalent work experience1+ years of previous IV Compounding experience 1+ years of pharmacy related experience (includes retail pharmacy experience) National Pharmacy Technician Certification Proficiency with computer and Windows PC applications including ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system application Careerswith AxelaCare. Discover a health services career thatencourages your professional growth while delivering steadfast commitment toexceptional patient care. That's what you discover at AxelaCare. We were founded by a close group of medicalprofessionals in Lenexa, KS to provide patient-focused, state of the art homeinfusion services for acute, hemophilia and Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG)therapies. Today we collaborate with leading doctors to develop breakthroughtechnologies for patient outcomes assessment; and we recently joined Optum,part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. It all reinforces ourcommitment to empowering people in the pursuit and delivery of exceptionalpatient care, and creating personalized career paths to discovering your life's best work.SMDiversity 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. Key words: health care, healthcare, Managed Care, Pharmacy Technician, Optum, OptumRx, UnitedHealth care, UnitedHealth Group, pharmacy, retail pharmacy, pharmacy technician license, compounding technician, IV compounding, infusion
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.