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Estimated Pay $17 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Lenexa, Kansas

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Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.  

The Senior Infusion Compounding Pharmacy Technician fills an important role for Optum Infusion Services, focused on enhancing the quality of compounded products for our patients and providing better health outcomes.   The Special Projects Sterile Compounding Technician will be responsible for supporting various pharmacy operations, primarily focusing on sterile compounding activities across multiple locations. This role requires a high level of expertise in sterile compounding practices and adherence to regulatory standards. This role involves working in cleanrooms and pharmacy environments where sterile compounding takes place.

As a senior team member, you'll help identify problems and determine solutions both independently or in a team/group setting. 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 accuracy is essential.

Main Work Location: 15529 College Blvd Lenexa, KS 66219

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5pm CST OR 9:00pm - 6pm CST w/occasional weekend & evening work based on business needs. Travel to different locations and occasional weekend or evening work might be required based on operational needs. This position plays a critical role in maintaining the integrity of sterile compounding practices across various pharmacy settings.  This role is equally challenging and rewarding.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform aseptic compounding of medications in compliance with USP <797> and <800> guidelines, ensuring accuracy and safety in every preparation
  • Travel to different pharmacy locations to provide expertise in sterile compounding techniques and assist in addressing operational needs
  • Availability to step into different branches as an interim support, establish routines, create resolution and train new teams as needed
  • Ensure adherence to all federal, state, and local regulations governing sterile compounding practices and maintain a high level of compliance within the pharmacy
  • Assist pharmacists in the sterile compounding of medications following established protocols and procedures across various pharmacy locations
  • Operate and maintain sterile compounding equipment and cleanroom facilities in compliance with USP <797> and <800> guidelines
  • Assist in managing inventory levels of sterile compounding supplies and medications across different locations
  • Maintain accurate records of compounded medications, batch logs, and associated documentation required by regulatory standards Ensure adherence to all cleanroom complex policies and procedures
  • Conduct assessments of garbing process, aseptic technique of staff
  • Coordinates and participates in the dispensing of all medications, related supplies, and equipment in accordance with federal, state, and local laws
  • Performs any other related task as determined by the Pharmacist or Pharmacist-In-Charge or as determined by the State Board of Pharmacy
  • Prolonged standing and occasional lifting of supplies may be required

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:

  • Valid license, registration and/or certification, in good standing, to practice as a Pharmacy Technician as required by the Board of Pharmacy in state of residence
  • National Pharmacy Technician certification (PTCB)
  • 2+ years of general knowledge of drug terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, drug use, and aseptic technique
  • 2+ years of recent sterile compounding experience (antibiotics, TBN, variety of TPN compounders)
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel averaging up to 50%, with flexibility for consecutive week travel for critical situations
  • Willingness to obtain multi-state licensure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sterile Compounding Certification

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location, and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups, and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. 



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.