Compounding Pharmacy Technician Per Diem - Huntsville, AL
February 5, 2018
Position Description:Energizeyour career with one of Healthcare's fastest growing companies. Youdream of a great career with a great company – where you can make an impact andhelp people. We dream of giving you theopportunity to do just this. And withthe incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can cometrue. Already one of the world's leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealthGroup is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improveour service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make adifference and right now, we are living it up. Thisopportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum –a growingpart of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 6 leader. Optum helps nearly 60million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about theirsymptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system,finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. Noother business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it allwith every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion,Relationships, Innovation & Performance.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.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.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.Primary Responsibilities: Enter prescriptions and verify appropriate and accurate information Process prescriptions Staging medications for compounding Compounding infusion medications in a cleanroom Using aseptic techniques Using USP797 guidelines
Required Qualifications: High School Diploma / GED (or higher) State of Alabama Pharmacy Tech License in good standing Proficiency with computer and Windows PC applications including ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system applicationAbility to work a rotating schedule as business is needed (M-F 7:00 am - 4:00 pm / 8:00 am - 5:00 pm / 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)Preferred Qualifications: National Pharmacy Technician Certification Pharmacy / prescription data entry experience Previous IV Compounding experience Careers with 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.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.Keywords: health care, healthcare, Managed Care, Pharmacy Technician, Optum, OptumRx, UnitedHealthcare, pharmacy, pharmacy technician license, UnitedHealth Group, retail pharmacy
Internal Number: 746615
About UnitedHealth Group
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.