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Bilingual Pharmacy Technician, Prior Authorization - San Juan, PR

Blanding, UT 84511
  • Job Code
    817757
  • Jobs Rated
    36th

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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.  At Optum, a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 5 leader, you'll find better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. You'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. Take this opportunity to start doing your life's best work.(sm) 




 

Optum Puerto Rico Operations is creating an innovative approach to Pharmacy Benefit Management. As a Pharmacy Technician - Prior Authorization, you will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of prescription orders, answering incoming calls, completing outbound calls to/from patients, physicians and pharmacists while ensuring a high level of customer service and maximizing productivity.

 

This role is equally challenging and rewarding. You will 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.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Process member prescriptions or prior authorizations through various computer systems ensuring the accuracy of all data and updating as necessary

  • Navigate across multiple computer systems to respond to questions or to provide specific medication details/clinical information

  • Receive incoming calls from members or providers and conduct outgoing calls as needed to provide follow-up or consultation such as prior authorization requirements, appeals, etc.

  • Apply benefit plan criteria when making decisions (approvals/denials) or recommendations

  • Educate members and providers on pharmaceutical benefits

  • Partner with others to gather additional information and/or to interpret clinical guidelines

This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8 hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 7:00am - 9:30pm AST. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends.  Our office is located in the Montehiedra area in San Juan.

 

All new hires will be required to successfully complete Pharmacy Operations training classes and demonstrate proficiency of the material.

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Posted: 2019-05-08 Expires: 2019-08-25

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