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Senior Pharmacy Technician

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Goodyear
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:


Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doingyour 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 atOptumRx, 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 theUnitedHealth Groupfamily of companies where you'll have some of the best training and tools in the world.

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.

This is an on-site position based in ourPhoenix, AZ facility.

No previous experience is required to be considered for this position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Familiarity with and adherence to all Standard Operating Procedures relevant to a sterile technician
  • Properly use all equipment in the lab that is necessary to make a compound in a sterile environment
  • Cleaning of the aseptic laboratories and associated areas
  • Ensure the compounding lab and related equipment are cleaned and maintained according to policy
  • Follow all safety USP 797/800 guidelines for preparation of compounded medications
  • Work closely with the Quality Department to ensure product sterility, potency and absence of endotoxins and particulates
  • Assist lab supervisors, manager, director, and pharmacists with any assigned tasks
  • Engage in professional communication with the laboratory supervisors, supply chain, pharmacists, manager, quality, and/or director
  • In-process visual inspection of medications and materials
  • Ability to communicate professionally and collaborate with Quality and Compliance departments as needed for meetings, change controls, procedural updates, or suggestions for process improvements
  • Compliance with USP 797/800, FDA, BOP rules and regulations, and labeling requirements for compounded products and products shipped from outsourcing facilities
  • Other sterile technician responsibilities as required or directed by management

    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:

      Youll 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)
      • Licensed Pharmacy Technician in State of Arizona
      • Ability to work Monday - Friday between the business hours of 8am-6pm with a weekend rotational
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essentialjob functionof this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance.Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Previous hospital, home infusion, or long term care experience
        • 2+ years of pharmacy related experience (including retail pharmacy experience)
        • Previous compounding experience
        • National Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB)

          Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

          • Standing, walking,and lifting up to 50 lbs.frequently

            To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

            Careers with Optum.Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to doyour life's best work.(sm)

            **PLEASE NOTE** The sign-on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

            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 Groupis a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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