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UnitedHealth Group Pharmacy Technician - Lenexa, KS in Lenexa, Kansas

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Thursday, October 22 nd from 11:00am – 3:00pm ET

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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 proper picking, packing and shipping of home delivery prescriptions for our members to ensure contents arrive safely and on-time 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. 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; may compound medications.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Pick and pack patient medications and assimilate shipping

  • Enter prescriptions and verify appropriate and accurate information

  • Process prescriptions (from intake to order completion)

  • Resolve customer issues; ensuring accurate information is provided

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)

  • Kansas Pharmacy Technician Licensing (or ability to obtain licensure within 90 days of employment)

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Proficiency with computer and Windows PC applications including ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system applications

  • Must be available to work an 8 hour shift between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with overtime as needed. Overtime may be before, after, or on a different day than your normal scheduled shift.

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location.

  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas, In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pharmacy / prescription data entry experience

UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.

Some of the steps we’ve taken to ensure employee well-being include:

  • Launched our ProtectWell app and UnitedCARES program to help ease the burden and stress for our UnitedHealth Group team members and their immediate family affected by COVID-19

  • Daily updates from our CEO Dave Wichmann to support and inspire team members during this challenging time

  • Onsite social distancing and increased sanitization measures for employees who have been welcomed back to our offices

  • Fully cover the COVID-19 healthcare costs for our employees

  • Employees who self-identify as high risk or who live with someone who is high risk have been asked to remain working from home

You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities: click here at https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html .

What we do defines who we are. Take a deeper look at how we're providing support during this global health crisis and search for a way you can get involved. View our COVID-19 Resources Page: click here at https://info.uhg.com/ .

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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