Pharmacy Technician - Retail (No Nights or Weekends)

Salt Lake City UT 84111 50 East South Temple

Job Description

This position provides the technical functions associated with the delivery of clinical pharmacy services by maintaining proper stock levels in all pharmacy locations, compounding or otherwise preparing, filling, pricing, and delivering pharmaceuticals or other related items. The incumbent may perform duties such as entering prescriptions, completing reports, operating and maintaining automated dispensing devices, inputting computer data, and providing all aspects of customer service that are required to provide Pharmacy Department services. This position completes the

Essential Functions

of the job under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist.

Evaluates and authorizes approval of prior authorization pharmacy requests from prescribers received by telephone and/or facsimile using client clinical criteria.
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.
  • CPT: Certification/licensure in accordance with state requirements. In the states of Florida, Rhode Island and Michigan, license registration with the Board of Pharmacy is required without exception.
  • PTCB: Certification or the ability to obtain PTCB Certification within one year of hire. Employees in states which require a Pharmacy Technician certification/registration exam may substitute state certification/registration for the PTCB.
  • Specialty or retail pharmacy industry experience, previous reimbursement experience, and/or working in a health plan/health care setting.
  • Proficiency in Pharmacy computerized systems and software applications, as well as MS Office Product Suite.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and trouble-shoot problematic issues.
  • Pharmacy technician experience in prescription entry, picking, labeling and preparing medication orders for pharmacist verification.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

General Job Information

Title

Pharmacy Technician - Retail (No Nights or Weekends)

Grade

17

Job Family

Pharmacy Group

Country

United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date

12/3/2019

Date Requisition Created

12/3/2019

Work Experience

Pharmacy

Education

GED (Required), High School (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

CPT/LPT/PTCB/RPT, Pharmacy Technician, State Requirements - Pharmacy, Pharmacy Intern - Pharmacy

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

  • CPT, PTCB or Pharmacy intern license as required by applicable state laws.
  • CPT:  Certification/licensure in accordance with state requirements. In the states of Florida, Rhode Island and Michigan, license registration with the Board of Pharmacy is required without exception.
  • PTCB:  Certification or the ability to obtain PTCB Certification within one year of hire. Employees in states which require a Pharmacy Technician certification/registration exam may substitute state certification/registration for the PTCB.
  • Specialty or retail pharmacy industry experience, previous reimbursement experience, and/or working in a health plan/health care setting.
  • Proficiency in Pharmacy computerized systems and software applications, as well as MS Office Product Suite.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and trouble-shoot problematic issues.
  • Pharmacy technician experience in prescription entry, picking, labeling and preparing medication orders for pharmacist verification.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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