Pharmacy Technician - Columbus, OH - $1,000 Sign

UnitedHealth Group - Columbus, OH

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.

This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum – a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 5 leader.

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 and Performance.

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.

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 bridge between the customer and the pharmacist
In coordination with Pharmacy Management, reviews schedule to assure staffing is at appropriate levels
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 policyWorks to ensure compliance with accreditation standards, State, Federal, OSHA and other regulatory standards
Follows all pharmacy department policy and procedures

Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
State of Ohio Pharm Tech License AND National Pharmacy Tech Certification or ability to obtain licenses within 90 days of hire
1+ years of Pharmacy Technician experience
Knowledge of basic drug terminology, pharmaceutical calculations and drug use
Proficiency with a computer and Windows PC applications including ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system application
1+ years of experience with aseptic technique and intravenous solution compounding either in home infusion or specialty pharmacy experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with CPR+ software
Experience with Repeater Syringe Pump or Pinnacle Solution Pump
Experience maintaining inventory
Careers with BriovaRx Infusion Services. If you choose a career with BriovaRx Infusion Services, you’ll join a team that is dedicated not only to delivering the latest in home infusion therapy, but also providing that care in a patient - first approach that offers better outcomes. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we strive to help our patients feel comfortable in their regimen so they can receive the treatment they need while maintaining the lifestyle they prefer. At BriovaRx Infusion Services, you’ll join a team that inspires you to do better every day, resulting in your life’s best work.

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.