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Pharmacy Referral Coordinator in Orange at Prospect Medical Systems

Date Posted: 1/24/2019

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Job Description

Pharmacy Referral Coordinator

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 Referral Coordinator Supervisor​ will monitor daily operations of the Pharmacy Referral Coordinator team to process referrals within designated timelines by health plan and line of business. This position is also responsible for assisting the clinical Pharmacy Manager in updating the internal job aid for the referral team and identifying & implementing ideas for process improvement & efficiency optimization.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Reviews authorization request for injectable/infused medications including chemo drugs, diabetic supplies and insulin pumps/supplies using internal job aids as well as health plan and vendor contracts to ensure accuracy and cost-effective measures are adhered to. 
  • ​Maintains referral pods and queues to meet internal turn - around - time goals per department standards.
  • ​Conducts monthly internal audits for pharmacy referral coordinators and review findings with individual coordinators.
  • ​Identify areas that require additional trainings on existing, new or revised processes, development training materials, and conduct training sessions.
  • ​Assists with claims reviews upon request by the Claims Department. 
  • ​Provides assistance in setting temporary contracts for new providers by obtaining all necessary information and forward the Contracting Department.


Minimum Education: High School Diploma required.

Minimum Experience: Prior authorization experience is preferred.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Active Pharmacy technician license is required. PTCB/national pharmacy technician license is preferred.

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 you will receive:

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

How to Apply

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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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Keywords: Pharmacy, Referal