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Clinical Pharmacy Technician
Ref No.: 17-00897
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Position Type:Contract
Direct Client Requirement
Clinical Pharmacy Technician
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Duration: 3-8 Months
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
  • CPT - Certified Pharmacy Technician – Pharmacy.
  • PTCB - Pharmacy Technician Certification - Pharmacy.