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Clinical Pharmacy Technician
Ref No.: 17-16694
Location: Maryland Heights, Missouri
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