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Clinical Pharmacy Technician
Ref No.: 18-00223
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 01/29/2018 to 04/30/2018
Description:Evaluates and authorizes approval of prior authorization pharmacy requests from prescribers received by telephone and/or facsimile using client clinical criteria.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Determines appropriateness for medications. Communicates decision to physicians, physician?s office staff, medical management staff and/or pharmacists.
- Researches, resolves and documents prior authorization outcomes in pharmacy system.
- Communicates selected prior authorization criteria, pharmacy benefit coverage and formulary alternatives to physicians, physician?s office staff, medical management staff and/or pharmacists.
- Escalates requests to Pharmacist when request requires extensive clinical review or denial.
- Researches, resolves and documents physician or client inquiries and grievances and provides verbal or written results to client, prescriber, provider and/or management.
- Performs other duties as required.

Requirements/Certifications:Preferred Qualifications Education: High School degree or equivalent experience.Experience: Minimum of 6 months in retail, hospital or facility pharmacy setting required - Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: - Proficiency in Pharmacy computerized systems and software applications required - Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. - Ability to follow clinical criteria and instructions to approve prior authorization requests. - Ability to use standard corporate software packages and corporate applications. - Ability to identify and trouble-shoot problematic issues. Minimum Requirements Education:HS/GED Experience:? 1-3 years Job Specific: Minimum of 6 months in retail, hospital or facility pharmacy setting An equivalent combination of experience and education is acceptable.Other?Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Licenses, Certifications, etc.: PTCB Certification or the ability to obtain PTCB Certification within one year of hire. Employees in states which require a Pharmacy Technician certification exam may substitute state certification for the PTCB. In the State of Arizona, license registration with the Board of Pharmacy is required without exception.Ability to type 40 WPMGED High School

KEY SKILLS:
- CPT certification is required however, we can accept a Tech in training as well.
- Must possess, strong work ethic and positive attitude
- Must be Customer Service driven and have excellent customer service skills

WORK SCHEDULE:
***There is flexibility with the schedule. Willing to hire for later shifts***
Monday - Friday
Saturday - per worker request if preferred
8am - 4:30pm
9am - 5:30pm