Pharmacy Technician - Pre-Authorizations

Virginia Beach, VA
Dec 06, 2018
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time

Optima Health is currently recruiting for an experienced Pharmacy Technician to work as a Pre-Authorizations Coordinator for the Pharmacy Pre-Authorization Team in Virginia Beach, VA. This is a Full-Time (40hrs/wk) position that requires the ability to work a varied work schedule between the hours of 8am-8pm Mondays-Friday and 8am-12pm on alternating Saturdays and Sundays.

Optima Health offers a full suite of commercial health insurance products including employee-owned and employer-sponsored plans, as well as Individual and Family health plans, employee assistance plans and plans serving Medicare and Medicaid enrollees. We offer programs to support members with chronic illnesses, customized wellness programs, and integrated clinical and behavioral health services.

As a nationally recognized provider of health plan coverage and innovative wellness programs, we live our mission "to improve health everyday." This same commitment and dedication directs our philosophy as an employer. When you join Optima Health, you will experience our deep passion for heal and service excellence while benefiting from a culture of opportunity, learning, career growth, and support --every day. Optima Health is a service of Sentara Healthcare, so joining Optima is joining the Sentara Healthcare family.
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Serves as a direct link between the coordinator, physicians and network pharmacies and acts as a resource. Determines whether requests for specific drugs meet criteria and processes the authorizations.


Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Required: Pharmacy Technician -

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Required: Cert Pharmacy Tech

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Required: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Reading Comprehension, Service Orientation, Technology/Computer

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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