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Pharmacy Senior Tech/Prior Auth/UKHC

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Pharmacy Senior Tech/Prior Auth/UKHC
Requisition Number RE11971
Working Title Pharmacy Senior Technician/UKHC - Prior Authorizations
Department Name H3330:Pharmacy Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 07
Salary Range $15.26-23.89/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

HS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

Kentucky Board of Pharmacy Registration, PTCB Registration

Physical Requirements

May include standing for greater than 5 hours at a time and possibly walking several miles per day. May require the ability to reach items above shoulder level and be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

Shift

Primarily Mon – Fri; 9a – 5p.

Job Summary

The Pharmacy Senior Technician-Prior Authorization position will provide insurance benefits investigation services for discharge prescriptions, clinic orders, and infusion orders; properly identify patients’ pharmacy and medical insurance; work with physicians, nursing, and pharmacists regarding clinical matters; negotiate with payers for medical or pharmacy overrides for emergency dispensations when possible. This position requires providing optimal customer service to patients when conducting estimates for copays and coinsurance.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

This position requires dependability, and the ability to prioritize. The successful candidate must be reliable and demonstrate excellent attention to detail.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred. Hospital and/or Retail pharmacy technician experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply 10/19/2017
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently hold a National Pharmacy Technician Certification from either PTCB or ExCPT?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate the number of years of experience you have in medical and/or prescription insurance authorizations.
    • None
    • More than 0 years, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * How many years’ experience have you had completing Prior Authorizations for Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) related transactions?
    • None
    • More than 0 years, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * In your working experience, how many Prior Authorizations did you complete on average in a day? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe your experience in working with physicians, nurses, and pharmacists to secure Prior Authorizations.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter