Top Job of the Month – Prior Authorization Pharmacy Technician, Phoenix, Arizona

Rx relief has an exciting opportunity for a Prior Authorization Pharmacy Technician in Phoenix, Arizona. This is a temp-to-hire position.

In this position, you will be responsible for maintaining productivity and quality standards, as well as legal and company compliance with all applicable regulations.

The pharmacy technician will also track and triage coverage determination requests submitted by providers to determine if a pharmacist review is required. Other duties of the job include obtaining verbal authorizations and requesting detailed clinical information from prescribers, approving coverage determination requests based on defined criteria within the scope of approved protocols or decision trees, and entering and documenting coverage request decisions into the PBM system and notifying providers and members.

The person hired for the job will also respond to client inquiries regarding authorization approvals and PBM on-line applications, refer coverage requests for specialty drugs to delegated vendors or clients for processing, and contact providers for additional information to facilitate coverage reviews.

The pharmacy technician will also notify physicians, providers and members of decisions regarding coverage determination requests working with all Medicare Part D plans and working through the different checks and balances.

The requirements for the job include:

  • A valid, open and active Arizona pharmacy technician license or Tech in trainee license
  • A high school degree or the equivalent
  • At least one year of experience working as a pharmacy technician in a retail, hospital or managed care setting preferred

The hours of the job are Monday through Friday, day shift. The pay for the position is $17 to $18 an hour.

As an Rx relief employee, you will also qualify for a range of benefits, including:

  • Health Insurance with Prescription coverage
  • Vision/Dental
  • 401(k) and deferred compensation programs
  • Cafeteria Plans
  • Free CE


This job is located in Phoenix, the capital and largest city in the state of Arizona, with a population of more than 1.5 million. The entire Phoenix metropolitan area has about 4.3 million residents, the 12th largest in the country.

The city is among the fastest growing in the United States, and currently the sixth largest city. Phoenix has a subtropical desert climate, with long, very hot summers and short, mild winters.

Rx relief is one of the nation’s leading pharmacy placement firms. It has been voted Best of Staffing by both clients and job seekers. Rx relief provides supplemental pharmacy professionals for all pharmacy practice settings. We offer a customized approach to all of our job seekers’ career needs. If you are looking for a pharmacy position, give Rx relief a call today