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UnitedHealth Group Lead Pharmacy Technician - Las Vegas, NV in Las Vegas, Nevada

Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. 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 driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

As a Lead Pharmacy Technician , your contributions will extend beyond fulfilling prescriptions. You'll incorporate your knowledge of specialty medications as you work through the authorization process including review of physician's letters of medical necessity and reviewing/approving requests for prescription prior authorizations. Along the way, you'll discover the training, support and career opportunities you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader.

PrimaryResponsibilities:

  • Interpret physicians'prescriptions, create order, access/inputs/retrieve prescription informationand verify reimbursement eligibility

  • Processes priorauthorization requests for any or all of the following: unit doses, specialtypharmaceuticals and infusible medications

  • Review team stats andprovide feedback on individual and team progress.

  • Ensure staff isclearly informed of all procedures and updates including ad hoc training, education,process updates, etc.

  • Take escalated and/orsupervisor calls

  • Track and storeinventory

  • Maintain inventory logs and records

This role is equally challenging and rewarding. Strong attention to detail and computer skills are required as you confirm prescription orders and information for the automated fulfillment for accuracy. It's a fast paced, high volume environment where accuracy is essential. The role also requires you to monitor products that have been recalled to ensure safety protocols are followed.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diplomaor GED

  • Current NevadaPharmacy Technician License

  • 3+ years of pharmacyrelated experience (including retail pharmacy experience)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingualin Spanish and English

*UnitedHealth Group * is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. 

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

For more information on our Internal Job Posting Policy, click here at https://hub.uhg.com/policies/human-capital/hiring-employment/Internal-Job-Posting/208 . at https://hub.uhg.com/policies/human-capital/hiring-employment/Internal-Job-Posting/208

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere:UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Actionemployer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protectedveteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristicprotected by law.

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

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