Pharmacy Prior Authorization Coord

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 159630-1A
Date Posted: Feb 20, 2020
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.


Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.


About the Job

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Pharmacy Operations Manager, the Prior Authorization Coordinator is responsible for coordinating comprehensive data elements, insurance verification, and clinical information for prescription pre-authorization management.  Maintains knowledge of third party reimbursement regulations and medical terminology. Provides customer support and resolves problems that may arise as a result of customer inquiries.  Assures continuity of care for patients receiving services through onsite clinics and offsite contract pharmacies.

Scheduled Hours

40 hours per week, day shift.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • State of Massachusetts Registered Pharmacy Technician; PTCB Certification required
  • At least two years of clinical experience within a healthcare environment.  Specialty Pharmacy experience and experience with prior authorization is preferred.


Must be a Registered Pharmacy Technician in the State of Massachusetts