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 - Oncology, your contributions will extend beyond fulfilling prescriptions. You’ll incorporate your knowledge of specialty and oncology medications to provide pharmaceutical information on chemotherapy regimens and help patients get their medications quickly and accurately. You will also be responsible for managing patient and provider caseloads as well as troubleshooting insurance issues. Along the way, you’ll discover the training, support and career opportunities you’d expect from a Fortune 6 leader.
Interpretation and data entry of physicians' prescriptions, verify reimbursement eligibility, create orders and help patients manage their shipments.
Processes prior authorization, medical necessity, and financial assistance to help patients start therapy as soon as possible.
Work with procurement team to establish optimal inventory levels and ensure successful, timely shipments of oncology orders.
Establish and develop rapport with patients and prescribers to cultivate an effective working relationship
Resolve patient, prescriber, and client issues (including but not limited to issues related to insurance, delivery, stock, urgent orders, and other related pharmacy tasks)
Correspond with patients and providers through both inbound and outbound calls
This role is equally challenging and rewarding. Strong attention to detail and computer skills are required as you prepare and process oncology orders for fulfillment. It’s a fast paced, high volume environment which requires exemplary multitasking skills and accuracy is essential. The role also requires you to monitor products that have been recalled to ensure safety protocols are followed.
High School Diploma or GED
1+ years of oncology experience
1+ years of data entry experience
Unrestricted CA Pharmacy Technician License AND National Certification
2+ years of experience as a Lead Technician
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Job TitleLead Pharmacy Technician - Oncology - Carlsbad, CA
Job Location Information
Carlsbad, CA United States North America
Additional Job Detail Information
Employee Status Regular
Job Level Individual Contributor
Shift Day Job
Telecommuter Position No
Overtime Status Non-exempt
Internal Number: 832960
About UnitedHealth Group
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.SM
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.