Prior Authorization Pharmacy Technician


A Prior Authorization Pharmacy Technician job opportunity in Costa Mesa, CA is now available through Adecco Medical & Science. The start date is 11/18/19 and goes until approx 3/31/20 but could be extended based on business needs. The training hours for the first 4 weeks are 8:00am-5:00pm. Monday- Friday. Your shift will be determined after training but will be an 8 hour shift- must be available to start as early as 5am and could include Saturday and Holidays.


Using established criteria and guidelines, the pharmacy technician receives and processes prior authorization requests made by providers and members for medications not inherently covered on a member's prescription drug plan.
Answer prior authorization inquiry calls or/and faxes as well as research and resolve formulary and benefit issues using the appropriate reference material.
Resolve issues and complaints in a timely manner.
Performs other duties as assigned by management.
Handles inbound phone requests and gathers member data to provide information for Pharmacist consultations.
Frequent speaking, listening using a headset, sitting, use of hands/fingers across keyboard or mouse, handling other objects, long periods working at a computer
Service center environment with moderate noise level due to Representatives talking, computers, printers, and floor activity


Current State of Employment Pharmacy Technician license (with no restrictions) and/or National Pharmacy Technician Certification is required- but this is also subject to the state they are working in.
High School Diploma or GED is required
Associate's degree or 3-5 years of equivalent work experience is preferred
1 - 3 years of previous experience as a Pharmacy Technician is preferred
1 year of customer service experience analyzing and solving customer problems, OR 1 year of experience in an office setting environment using the telephone and computer as the primary instruments to perform job duties is preferred.
1 to 3 years of PC skills (MS Word, Excel) proficiency is preferred

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