Compassion. It’s the starting point for health care providers like you and it’s what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you’re also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life’s best work.SM
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 retrieving medication from stock, counting and packaging orders for pharmacist review, maintaining work stations with adequate supplies, removing outdated products from shelves, assisting with inventory replenishment, and maintaining par levels of pre-packaged auxiliary items. Occasionally you may be asked to reach out to patients for customer service calls as well as making inquiries on orders shipped.
Working Schedule: This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday – Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work our 8 hour shift schedule during our normal business hours of (6:00am – 3:30pm). It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends.
Process and fill prescription orders in preparation for pharmacist verification
Some packing and shipping of completed prescription orders to patients
Maintain drug inventory and automated dispensing units
Replenish work station supplies for filling prescriptions as needed (includes vials, caps, labels, etc.)
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.
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.
High School Diploma / GED or higher
Current State of Washington Pharmacy Technician License (CPhT)
Experience navigating through Microsoft Excel
You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location.
Employees are 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 prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
Pharmacy / prescription data entry experience
National Pharmacy Technician Certification
Previous experience working in a mail order setting
Good verbal and written communication skills
Strong teamwork and cooperation skills
Competent in basic mathematical equations with different forms of measurements, whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
Proficient computer and organizational skills with the ability to focus on workload and achievement of both production and quality objectives
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
Ability to stand for up to 8 hours with intermittent breaks
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 Groupteam 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
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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.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
There’s no company that’s growing faster or more sophisticated in pharmacy benefits than OptumRx. But what’s that mean for your career? Well, for starters it creates incredible opportunities for you to contribute and grow with one of the greatest forces for change in all of health care. As a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re leading the way to new levels of performance and impact. Bring yourself to OptumRx and start doing your life’s best work. Here you’ll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our Pharmacy teams, you’re empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You’ll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities. The work that you will do every day ensures our members receive medications that are critical to their health and well-being. Professional growth within our Pharmacy teams means you can step up into new roles and develop your skills across our global company while we provide you with all the support.