Job Description

Payroll Title:
PHARMACY TCHN 3
Department:
Fac Prac Medicine Specialties
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Lightwave Avenue
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday- Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#116351 Pharmacy Technician III, Refill Clinic

Filing Deadline: Thu 7/7/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/20/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/31/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This posting shall remain open until filled.

DESCRIPTION

Under Pharmacist general supervision, the Pharmacy Technician III - Pharmacy Medication Access Clinic (PMAC), will support prescription renewal requests, prior authorizations, and other clinical support activities for UCSD Health Primary Care clinics. Pharmacy Technicians in this setting will be responsible for following protocol-mediated review and processing of prescription renewals and prior authorization requests.

The Pharmacy Technician will make recommendations to the Pharmacist on approval of prescription renewals and prior authorizations and communicate the result to the appropriate party. They will also assist in chart review for patients within the scope and protocol of the PMAC and assist the Pharmacist on clinical interventions impacting quality and pay for performance measures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (PTCB).

  • Pharmacy Technician License issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy.

  • A minimum of five (5) year of retail pharmacy experience.

  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience working with electronic health records (EHR).

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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