Associate Pharmacy Care Coordinator - Sacramento, CA Sacramento, CA

    UnitedHealth Group Inc.
    Sacramento, CA 94203
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    Job Description

    Our customer service & claims teams are helping people from around the world. We can bring out your best as you put your listening, analytical and problem solving skills to work in a setting that is geared to helping improve lives and enhance health care for millions. Here, you'll discover a wealth of pathways for professional growth within Customer Service and across our global economy. Join us and find out why this the place to do your life's best work.SM

    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 an Associate Pharmacy Care Coordinator, your contributions will extend beyond fulfilling prescriptions. You'll be responsible for answering incoming calls and completing outbound calls to/from patients, physicians and pharmacists while ensuring a high level of customer service and maximized productivity. Along the way, you'll discover the training, support and career opportunities you'd expect from a Fortune 7 leader.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Demonstrate the utmost sensitivity and confidentiality of information while maintaining a high level of professionalism
    • Promptly and accurately does benefits investigations
    • Highlight any important notes / requests from the provider in the case
    • Prioritize and organizes cases to be processed in timely manner proportionate with the need by date
    • Accurately enter orders into the pharmacy system
    • Verify validity of prescriptions and documents verification per company procedures
    • Contact the physician's office to communicate clinical information when needed
    • Notifies pharmacist of relevant clinical information gathered during calls to provider or patient
    • Forwards cases to Financial Assistance Team if financial assistance is needed
    • Verify secondary insurance with each prescription that requires billing a secondary plan
    • Work with physician offices to facilitate the process of obtaining prior authorization from third party payers in order to maximize patient's access to treatment
    • Monitor, follow up with and record all pending insurance prior authorizations to expedite processing time
    • Contact patients to arrange delivery of medication; verifies delivery address and collect payment information
    • Provide excellent customer service to all patients and medical professionals via phone, written communication or in person
    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 or GED
    • 2+ years of customer service experience
    • 1+ years of experience with MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location.
    • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas, In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • 6+ months of pharmacy related experience (includes retail pharmacy experience)
    • California Pharmacy Technician License
    • National Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB)
    UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.

    Some of the steps we've taken to ensure employee well-being include:
    • Launched our ProtectWell app and UnitedCARES program to help ease the burden and stress for our UnitedHealth Group team members and their immediate family affected by COVID-19
    • Daily updates from our CEO Dave Wichmann to support and inspire team members during this challenging time
    • Onsite social distancing and increased sanitization measures for employees who have been welcomed back to our offices
    • Fully cover the COVID-19 healthcare costs for our employees
    • Employees who self-identify as high risk or who live with someone who is high risk have been asked to remain working from home
    You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities: click here.

    What we do defines who we are. Take a deeper look at how we're providing support during this global health crisis and search for a way you can get involved. View our COVID-19 Resources Page: click here.

    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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    Posting ID: 588102834Posted: 2020-11-19