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October 21, 2017

 Senior Pharmacy Technician - Columbus, OH
Job Number: 733006
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Pharmacy Technician
Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Columbus, OH
Date Posted: 10/11/2017
Travel: None
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Job Description
Position Description:  Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.     You dream of a great career with a great company – where you can make an impact and help people.  We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this.  And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives.  We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.   Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.If you are looking to be empowered with the flexibility and opportunity to create change, OptumRx is the place for you. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide.    Let's talk about what happens when a company that touches millions of lives gathers the results from millions of prescriptions filled every month and analyzes their impact. Let's talk about smart, motivated teams. Let's talk about more effective and affordable health care solutions. This is caring. This is great chemistry. This is the way to make a difference. We're doing all of this, and more, through a greater dedication to our shared values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.The Senior Pharmacy Technician, under supervision of Pharmacy Manager, performs designated technical and clerical tasks associated with the preparation, labeling and dispensing of medications, including sterile admixtures and prepackaged or unit dose drugs.  In addition, performs designated tasks regarding pharmacy quality control, management of pharmacy records, inventory control and preparation of orders for drugs.  Directs and schedules technical staff for work activities and provides direction in completing daily responsibilities.  This position may also provide minor or initial counseling to technical staff that is required on an immediate basis. 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 (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM). It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends. Primary Responsibilities: Processes patient orders:  uses computer dispensing software to run compound worksheets, labels and delivery tickets per physicians orders.  picks appropriate drug, solution and supplies to complete the order.   Compounds and labels the orders for the pharmacist to check. Packages the orders and supplies for delivery.  May be required to deliver to the order to the patient.  Is knowledgeable with regard to the proper use and handling of hazardous medications. Compounds and handles hazardous medications in accordance with established guidelines and regulations (i.e. USP797). Coordinates and assists in supervising the work flow of the Pharmacy Technicians.  Assists with training and completing performance appraisals. Ensures technician staff adherence to departmental policies and procedures.  Assists with disciplinary problems, promotions and problem situations.  Answers phones in a courteous and timely manner.  Attends to customers in a timely manner.  Assists in preparation of stat items, investigating and preparing missing medications and serves as a bridges between the customer and the pharmacist.  In coordination with Pharmacy Management, reviews schedule to assure staffing is at appropriate levels. Reorders  product  as necessary to maintain a continuous inventory of medications and supplies.  Receives, checks in and restocks medications ordered through wholesaler and other vendors. Compounds sterile drug products. Uses aseptic technique when compounding sterile drug products. Completes accurate documentation of items compounded and repackaged. Is familiar with, and strives to meet, various guidelines and recommendations as put forth by various governing bodies. For example, completes documentation of refrigerator temperatures, IV hood cleaning, equipment maintenance and other activities as required. Performs quality control activities related to sterile compounding and the clean room per company policy. Completes annual quality control and aseptic competency testing of pharmacy compounding staff as required. Works to ensure compliance with accreditation standards, State, Federal, OSHA and other regulatory standards. Follows all pharmacy  department policy and procedures.  Completes other projects and duties as assigned by Pharmacy management.

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