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Pharmacy Technician III

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Job ID: 183336
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time

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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 Technician III (Pre-Authorization, Retail)

HUP, Pharmacy 


Obtain pre-certification and referrals for inpatient and same day encounters. Verification of benefits and pre-certify selected outpatient registrations. Provide specialized support in the areas of insurance and billing information. Support the representatives solving problems and answering questions. This position will ensure access to integrated health care; achieve clinically appropriate authorization to assure optimal reimbursement for the hospital for services provided.


  • High school diploma required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • CPhT Certification required.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a community-based retail or hospital outpatient pharmacy environment or a financial coordinator.
  • Additional experience in obtaining pre-certification in the community retail setting is preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and process knowledge of outpatient prescription program payer/PBM billing, issue resolution, and payment processes—including Prior Authorization and Claim Exception Facilitation.
  • Understanding and process knowledge of Medicare Part B billing in a retail pharmacy setting (e.g. Part B vs. Part D drug billing).
  • Demonstrated computer literacy-including Word/Excel capabilities.
  • Available to work rotating and flexible schedules.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Maintains professional appearance.
  • Strong organizational, record-keeping, and time management skills are essential.
  • Consistently demonstrates a high degree of customer service skills.

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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