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Pharmacy Technician at Prospect Medical Systems - CA in Brea, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Pharmacy Technician

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Pharmacy Technician assists pharmacists in providing effective, appropriate, and safe pharmacy services. Provides friendly and cooperative customer service. Enters patient data accurately. Answers telephones quickly and with courtesy. The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for the overall coordination and processing of new patient medication orders and reorders. This individual ensures that orders are processed in a timely manner and meet all financial and clinical requirements prior to fulfillment.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Maintain accurate and complete patient records.
  • Enter prescriptions accurately into computer and have Pharmacist verify correctness of the prescription entry.
  • Select drugs from stock, count, package and accurately label prescriptions for Pharmacist verification and shipment.
  • Inform the Pharmacist of any alerts form the pharmacy system, such as contraindications, interactions, and allergies.
  • Contact physician regarding needed refill requests.
  • Respond to inbound Pharmacy calls, demonstrating customer service excellence, and triage to appropriate clinician; communicate with patients, prescribers' offices, and associates with a focus on patient care.
  • Enter and maintain non-preferred drug requests in the prior authorization system, if applicable.
  • Contact insurance companies or other payers to complete prior authorization requirements, identify co-pay structure, and investigate coverage and benefits.
  • Provide information and respond to requests to assist to obtain co-pay cards or financial assistance for patients, as applicable.
  • Assist in inventory control such as auditing receipt of goods, inventorying, stocking, pricing, monitoring usage, and correcting pricing and quantities in the computer.
  • Package and ship orders as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness of the pharmacy.
  • Participate in pharmacy orientation programs, training programs for Pharmacy Technicians, pharmacy staff meetings, in-service educational programs and other functions as required by the facility and pharmacy department. Complete required training, as assigned, within the established timeframes. Maintains regular attendance according to established policies.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


Minimum Education: None.

Minimum Experience: A minimum of 2 years of prior pharmacy tech experience in a retail or specialty pharmacy setting. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outpatient pharmacy systems. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong organization skills and ability to prioritize daily tasks. Ability to maintain member confidentiality and protect operations by keeping confidential information in compliance with HIPAA requirements.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Current PTCB/State of CA Pharmacy Tech License is required.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals, benefit eligible positions will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

Prospect Medical Systems has a zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of drugs and alcohol. Our Company is committed to maintaining a productive, drug free workplace that keeps employees and patients safe from harm. For this reason, we require applicants to pass a screening for drug use as a condition of employment. This includes: alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, opiates and methamphetamines.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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