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Pharmacy Technician/Consumer Medication Coordinator - Genoa Healthcare - Apache Junction
UnitedHealth Group    Apache Junction, AZ 85117
     

**Opportunitieswith Genoa Healthcare.** A career with Genoa Healthcare means you're part of a
collaborative effort to serve behavioral health and addiction treatment
communities. We do more than just provide medicine: we change lives for the
better. People with serious mental or chronic illness – and those who care for
them – have moving stories, and at Genoa we become their voice, their partner.
Working as part of a coordinated care team, we partner with community-based
providers and others to ensure that people with complex health conditions get
the right medications and are able to follow their treatment plans. Our
personalized services – in-clinic pharmacies, telepsychiatry and medication
management – are leading the way to a new level of care.

We
recently joined OptumRx, a pharmacy care services company that is part of Optum
and UnitedHealth Group’s family of businesses. We are part of a leading
information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to making
the health system work better for everyone. Take a closer look to learn why a
career with Genoa Healthcare might be the path to discovering **your life'sbest work** . SM

Under
general supervision of the CMC Supervisor, The Consumer Medication Coordinator
will enroll consumers and educate them on the Genoa medication coordination and
compliance services **.Our hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. This position will begin each day in Apache Junction and requires driving to San Tan and Florence daily plus miscellaneous deliveries as well. Fingerprint level 1 required. Bilingual candidate highly preferred. Pharmacy technician**

The addresses for this position are Apache Junction, and

450 W. Adamsville Road Florence, AZ 85132

2474 East Hunt Highway 100 San Tan Valley, AZ85143

**Major Duties &Responsibilities:**

+ Communicate withall consumers of the mental health center regarding the medicationservices Genoa provides.

+ Recruit and enrollconsumers utilizing enrollment forms and copy the consumer’s insurancecard.

+ Facilitate thecollection of prescriptions to be faxed to the pharmacy for dispensing.

+ Ensure allconsumer insurance information is up to date in the Pharmacy system and isproperly charged for the medications dispensed.

+ Assist consumers incontacting the pharmacist regarding all their medication questions andensure a prompt response to their questions.

+ Assist clinicstaff and pharmacy with prior authorizations and Patient Assistanceprograms as needed.

+ Compliancemonitoring by contacting the consumer at least monthly to ensurecompliance and determine refill needs as applicable.

+ Prescriptionrefill management by utilizing the no refill report and contacting theappropriate prescriber to ensure timely refills are completed anddispensed to the consumer.

+ May include Phlebotomyfor consumers receiving Clozapine and other medications via Genoa scheduleblood draws and sends samples to the appropriate lab as applicable.

+ Medication deliverywhen needed and appropriate

+ Check forexpiration dates (both on consumer’s medications as well as house accountproducts/standing order meds)

+ Ensure thatmedications are stored properly (refrigerated drugs are kept in therefrigerator, pen-tips are not stored on insulin pens, etc)

+ Check fordiscrepancies (dose changes, discontinued medications, etc).

+ Take back expiredor discontinued medications for destruction (as long as they are clearlylabeled by a pharmacy)

+ Reliabletransportation and valid driver’s license is required

**Educational or SkillsRequirements:**

+ Whereapplicable must be licensed Pharmacy Technician or Medical Assistant background

+ PTCBCertification preferred but not required

+ Candidatesfor the position will be subject to a standard reference and backgroundcheck.

+ Basicreading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normallyacquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.

+ Knowledgeof Microsoft Office and telephone protocol.

+ Dutiesrequire professional verbal and written communication skills.

+ Excellentorganizations skills

**Physical Demands:**

The
physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

+ Stands,walks, lifts and carries up to 30 pounds at one time, bends, turns, stoops,kneels, climbs, and uses many physical motions in performing day to dayactivities; finger dexterity, gripping, eye-hand coordination, visualacuity.

**Work Environment:**

+ Work areas may include: driving an automobile (includingpotentially difficult driving circumstances with regard to weather andtraffic). Inside locations; noise generated fromtelephones, computers/printers, and verbal communication, subject to manyinterruptions, pressure due to multiple demands, exposure to blood and bloodborne pathogens, may be presented with emergency or crisis situations.

_Diversitycreates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal EmploymentOpportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexualorientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, geneticinformation, or any other characteristic protected by law._

_UnitedHealthGroup is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug testbefore beginning employment._

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