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UnitedHealth Group Senior Pharmacy Technician - Marina, CA in Marina, California


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Working Schedule: This is a full-time position with the standard working hours of 8:30am - 5pm Monday through Friday with rotating weekends on call.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Completes patient orders by selecting medications as indicated on the patient medication profile; assists in preparing and labeling of intravenous medication orders using proper sterile and aseptic technique

  • Compounds specialty drug products

  • Uses aseptic technique when compounding sterile drug products

  • Completes accurate documentation of items compounded and re - packaged

  • Reorders inventory as necessary to maintain a continuous inventory of medications and supplies

  • Receives, checks in and restocks medications

  • Performs quality control activities related to sterile compounding and the clean room per company policy

  • Works to ensure compliance with accreditation standards, State, Federal, OSHA and other regulatory standards

  • Follows all department policy and procedures

  • Answers phones in a courteous and timely manner

  • Attends to customers in a timely manner and serves as a bridge between the customer and the pharmacist

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)

  • State of California Pharmacy Technician License

  • Pharmacy experience with a knowledge of basic drug terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, drug use and aseptic technique.

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of pharmacy technician experience

  • Proficient in aseptic technique and intravenous solution compounding

  • Home infusion or Chemotherapy Mixing experience

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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*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 Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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