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Certified Pharmacy Technician
Ref No.: 18-17895
Location: Tampa, Florida
Summary:
  • This position requires the Pharmacy Technician to review, deny or approve and communicate decisions for prior authorization pharmacy requests according to clinical guidelines.
  • Evaluates and authorizes approval of prior authorization pharmacy requests from prescribers received by telephone and/or facsimile using client clinical criteria.
  • Determines the appropriateness for medications based on clinical guidelines.
  • Communicates decisions to physicians, physician's office staff, medical management staff, and /or pharmacists.
  • Communicates selected prior authorization criteria, pharmacy benefit coverage and formulary alternatives to physicians, physician's office staff, medical management staff and/or pharmacists. researches, resolves and documents prior authorization outcomes in the pharmacy system.
  • Escalates requests to Pharmacist when request requires clinical review or denial.
  • Researches, resolves and documents physician or client inquiries and grievances.
  • Provides verbal or written results to client, prescriber, provider, and/or management.

Requirements:
  • 6 months experience in retail, hospital, or facility pharmacy setting required.
  • Proficiency in computerized pharmacy systems and software applications required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to follow clinical criteria and instructions Experience with Windows-based software applications.