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Pharmacy Technician - Syracuse, NY - 919203

Syracuse, NY 13202
  • Job Code
    919203
  • Jobs Rated
    73rd

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 doingyour life's best work.SM

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ThePharmacy Technicianis 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.

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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.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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

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Required Qualifications

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  • High school education/GED
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  • At least 6 months of pharmacy/ prescription data entry experience
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  • Willing to obtain National Pharmacy Certification (PTCB) within 90 days of hire
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  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location.
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  • 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.
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Soft Skills:

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  • Available to work 40 hours per week and overtime as required according to the needs of the business
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  • Ability to remain focused and productive each day though tasks may be repetitive
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  • Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
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  • 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
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  • Service center environment with moderate noise level due to Representatives talking, computers, printers, floor activity
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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.

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You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities: click here.

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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.

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

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Keywords: Insurance, customer service, customer service representative, call center, healthcare, UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealth Group, pharmacy, pharmacy technician, prescription, Pharm Tech, Licensed Pharm Tech, #RPO

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Posted: 2021-04-02 Expires: 2021-05-02

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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