United Health Careers – Pharmacy Technician

Job Description:

The Pharmacy Tech/Consumer Medication Coordinator position at Genoa is an essential role that impacts the lives of an underserved population that needs a voice. This position is a liaison between a partner clinic and a Genoa mental health specialty pharmacy.

Primary responsibilities include building strong relationships with the clinic partners and communicating with consumers to assist them with their medication plan, insurance and the full services of the Genoa pharmacy. A key function will be promoting Genoa services to obtain new consumers and increasing the number of consumers Genoa serves.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Compliance monitoring by contacting the consumer at least monthly to ensure compliance and determine refill needs as applicable.
  • Prescription refill management by utilizing the no refill report and contacting the appropriate prescriber to ensure timely refills are completed and dispensed to the consumer.
  • Check for discrepancies (dose changes, discontinued medications, etc).
  • Assist clinic staff and pharmacy with prior authorizations and Patient Assistance programs as needed.
  • Ensure all consumer insurance information is up to date in the Pharmacy system and is properly charged for the medications dispensed.
  • Communicate with all consumers of the mental health center regarding the medication services Genoa provides.
  • Check for expiration dates (both on consumer’s medications as well as house account products/standing order meds.)
  • Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license is required.
  • Assist consumers in contacting the pharmacist regarding all their medication questions and ensure a prompt response to their questions.
  • Take back expired or discontinued medications for destruction (as long as they are clearly labeled by a pharmacy)
  • May include Phlebotomy for consumers receiving Clozapine and other medications via Genoa schedule blood draws and sends samples to the appropriate lab. {Only applicable in clinics that are contracted for these services.}
  • Facilitate the collection of prescriptions to be faxed to the pharmacy for dispensing.
  • Ensure that medications are stored properly (refrigerated drugs are kept in the refrigerator, pen-tips are not stored on insulin pens, etc)
  • Medication delivery when needed and appropriate. {Only applicable in states that are allowed.}
  • Recruit and enroll consumers utilizing enrollment forms and copy the consumer’s insurance card.

Job Requirements:

  • Candidates for the position will be subject to a standard reference and background check.
  • PTCB Certification required
  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • MUST be licensed Pharmacy Technician!
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and telephone protocol.
  • Excellent organizations skills

Job Details:

Company:  UnitedHealthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Jackson, MS, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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