887563 Pharmacy Technician Syracuse NY

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Pharmacy Technician - Syracuse, NY (887563)

Position Description

As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, with better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. Join us and start doing your life's best work.SM

The Pharmacy Technician is 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.

Positions in this function perform various duties related to the fulfillment of prescription orders. Interprets physicians' prescriptions and creates order, accesses, inputs, and retrieves prescription information from computer system, verifies whether order is reimbursable. Dispenses any or all of the following: unit doses, specialty pharmaceuticals and injectables, compounds medications. Consults with customers, patients and/or physicians regarding use of medications and potential drug interactions. Consultations are telephonic. Reviews and approves/denies requests for prescription prior authorizations. Pharmacists must have a current license without restrictions and Pharmacy Technicians must have current state license or national certification without restrictions based on regulatory requirements of worksite.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Entering prescriptions and verifying appropriate information
  • Contacting patients and doctor's offices to aid pharmacist in confirming prescription order.
  • Processing prescriptions (from intake to order completion)
  • Resolving customer issues; ensuring accurate information is provided
  • Constantly meet established productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards while maintaining a good attendance record
  • Pharmacy technician experience preferred
  • Aseptic technique working in a clean room preparing IV sterile compounds provides an excellent background
  • Moderate work experience within own function.
  • Some work is completed without established procedures.
  • Basic tasks are completed without review by others.
  • Supervision/guidance is required for higher level tasks 

 

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.


Requirements:

  • High school education/GED
  • At least 6 months of pharmacy/ prescription data entry experience
  • Willing to obtain National Pharmacy Certification (PTCB) within 90 days of hire   

Soft Skills: 

  • Available to work 40 hours per week and overtime as required according to the needs of the business
  • Ability to remain focused and productive each day though tasks may be repetitive    

Physical Requirements and Work Environment: 

  • Frequent speaking, listening using a headset, sitting, use of hands/fingers across keyboard or mouse, handling other objects, long periods of close vision looking at a computer monitor
  • Service center environment with moderate noise level due to Representatives talking, computers, printers, floor activity

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 

 

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  • Requisition Number887563
  • Job TitlePharmacy Technician - Syracuse, NY
  • Job FamilyPharmacy
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Syracuse, NY
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt