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Lead Prior Authorization Technician

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Job ID: 153045
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 27, 2022
Work Schedule: Day Shift

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Pharmacy (Retail)

The lead prior authorization technician is responsible for helping to manage the day to day activity of the centralized prior authorization program for the UPHS Specialty Pharmacy Program. The centralized prior authorization program services all Penn hospitals and ambulatory clinics and includes more than 16 service lines in both the inpatient and outpatient care settings. In addition to pre-certifying medications, the centralized prior authorization program also signs patients up for copay assistance helping to ensure access and adherence to complex specialty and maintenance medications. The purpose of the lead prior authorization technician is to help drive overall performance and manage the daily activities of the centralized program. Key responsibilities will include ensuring timeliness of prior authorization completion, ensuring accuracy of information submitted, standardizing prior authorization activities/documentation across the health system, training of technicians as the team continues to grow, performing quality assurance checks in accordance with regulatory requirements, and managing the daily schedule to ensure optimal patient care throughout the UPHS health system.

 H.S. Diploma/GED And 5+ years 5 to 7 years as a Pharmacy Technician, required. Technician Certification (CPhT), required.

When applying to this position, please upload your current pharmacy technician certification.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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