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Compounding Pharmacy Technician - PER DIEM - Miramar, FL

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Miramar
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

$3,000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS

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 - Compounding 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, enteral 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 following federal and state regulations, professional standards and internal procedures.
Primary Responsibilities:
Enter prescriptions and verify appropriate and accurate information
Process prescriptions
Resolve customer issues; ensuring accurate information is provided
Compounding IV Medications
Working in a clean - room
Pulling and staging the medications for compounding
Using USP797 sterile guidelines
Stocking medications
Labeling and organizing medications
Lifting up to 30 lbs. continuously
Standing on feet for an 8-hour shift with breaks and lunch
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)
State of Florida Pharmacy Technician License
Proficiency with a computer and Windows PC applications including ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system application
2+ years of sterile IV compounding experience gained -in a Hospital or Home Infusion environment
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.
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.
Preferred Qualifications:
Pharmacy / prescription data entry experience
National Pharmacy Technician Certification
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.
You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities: click here .
**PLEASE NOTE** The sign-on bonus is only available to external candidates. - Candidates who are currently working for UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.
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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