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UnitedHealth Group Pharmacy Technician in Worcester, Massachusetts

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Location : 6 weeks training period will be onsite at 5 Neponset St. Worcester, MA then will be remote with the ability to come onsite as needed.

Hours : Monday-Friday 7-3.30, 8.30-5, or 10.30-7

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within MA, CT, NH, VT, or ME as you take on some tough challenges.

As a Pharmacy Technicia n, you will:

  • Provide operational support to the Prescription department location

  • Receive requests to process prescriptions in an accurate and timely manner to get providers approval

  • Perform assigned prescription functions and duties in support of the prescription department

  • Take incoming calls and make outreach telephone calls to patients who have requested medication refills or renewals

  • Process medication requests following standard procedure

  • Check appropriate notes, pertinent lab results and order labs that are required to support requests being pended for provider approval

  • Check if patients are up to date with appointments and books follow up appointments that are required to sustain compliance with treatments

  • Select and pend correct medication, dosage, sig and number of refills with selecting correct pharmacy before agreements and updates accordingly

  • Process prior authorizations for medications that are not covered by patients insurance

  • Perform tasks focused on fostering teamwork and dedication to patient safety and satisfaction

What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:

  • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays

  • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account

  • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage

  • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Education Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

  • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)

  • More information can be downloaded at: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefits

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED (or higher)

  • Current or ability to obtain Massachusetts Pharmacy Technician licensure

  • Maintain Current MA Pharmacy Technician licensure

  • 1+ year of experience as a retail Pharmacy Technician

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Previous experience with Pharmacy management software and operational platforms

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Connecticut Residents Only: The hourly range for Connecticut residents is $16.00 to $28.27 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.

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