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Penn Medicine Decentralized Dischrge Pharmacy Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Decentralized Dischrge Pharmacy Technician

  • Job ID :85298

  • Job Category: Pharmacy

  • Specialty Area: Pharmacy

  • Primary Shift: Day

  • Work Schedule: Variable

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • Address: 3400 Spruce St

  • Education Required: Per Position Description

  • Experience Required: Per Position Description

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description :


Responsible for processing prescriptions through the pharmacy system including adjudication of claims to third party insurance plans on the patient care units, assist with filling medication orders (timely and accurately), collect medication histories as part of the medication reconciliation process, and participate in multidisciplinary rounds. The DDP Technician facilitates the delivery of medications to patients and their families in the hospital and clinic setting, coordinates payments and communicate

issues to the pharmacist and to the Prior Authorization Team as needed. Excellent communication skills are required for interacting with patients and their families via telephone and/or in person. Additional responsibilities include participation in service line meetings as required, inventory management, processing co-pay cards issued by drug company programs for eligible

patients and completing prior authorizations according to the volume on the assigned unit. The successful candidate will be conscientious and focused on all patient needs relative to the discharge medication process.

Minimum Requirements :

H.S. Diploma/GED And 3+ years 3 to 5 years experience as a certified pharmacy technician in a retail/outpatient pharmacy environment, required.

Pharmacy Technician certification, required.

Additional Information :

When applying to this position, please make certain that you upload your current pharmacy technician certification with expiration date

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Penn Medicine

Live Your Life's Work

EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.