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Specialty Pharmacy Technician

Company: Banner Health
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Gilbert, ArizonaDepartment Name: BFP-MD AndersonWork Shift: DayJob Category:Pharmacy*UP TO A $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE*Innovation and highly trained staff. Our Pharmacy team members play a critical role in ensuring the best care for our patients. Join a nationally recognized leader that values excellence and begin making a difference in people's lives. Apply today.Banner MD Anderson combines Banner Health, one of the country's largest nonprofit hospital systems, with MD Anderson, internationally renowned for its cancer treatment and research, to deliver unprecedented levels of cancer care in Arizona.As a Specialty Pharmacy Technician you will work at the window or register, work on data entry, product dispensing, counting and secondary duties such as inventory management, and phone calls. -Experience in working with data entry and resolving insurance issues, retail and/or Oncology experience is highly desired for this role. The Pharmacy hours are 7:30AM-5:30PM, Monday through Friday. -Your schedule will include rotating start times between 7:30AM, 8AM, 8:30AM, and 9AM on a 4-week rotation.Banner Pharmacy Services division provides excellent patient care across our entire continuum through convenient access, improved medication outcomes and innovative pharmacy practices. Banner Pharmacy Services will be recognized nationally as a clinical leader and trusted partner in proactively providing innovative pharmacy services through excellence in integration, care coordination, medication management and service to make a difference in people's lives. Banner is expanding its focus from being a hospital company to a clinical quality company focused on population health management. Clinical Pharmacy Services are also included in this robust new service line and are responsible for the management of the Banner formulary, development of standardized system wide clinical pharmacy services, and management of adverse drug event preventions. Clinical Pharmacy Services provides collaborative drug therapy management and educational interventions in patient care to optimize medication therapy, improve outcomes, promote wellness, and disease prevention.POSITION SUMMARYThis position will assist the specialty pharmacist with preparation, compounding and dispensing of medications, non-clinical specialty assessments, order processing, and delivery setup for patients receiving prescription services from the Specialty Pharmacy. Assisting the specialty pharmacists with claims processing, inventory management, and all necessary reporting requirements to maintain URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditations and access to a network of limited distribution drugs.CORE FUNCTIONS1. -Enroll selected patients in specialty pharmacy services. Communicate with patient and utilize electronic medical record to gather all relevant medical, demographic, and insurance information and input patient into Specialty Pharmacy software platform.2. -Work in a call center environment and communicate effectively with patients over the phone to overcome financial barriers to treatment. Communicate complex billing issues to patients in a manner easily understood.3. -Provide adherence management and adherence improvement services to patients of the Specialty Pharmacy.4. Assist, provide, and maintain records for accreditation, licensure, manufacturer limited distribution agreements, payer contracts, and REMS programs as required.5. Assist with expanding scope and continuous quality improvement initiatives across specialty pharmacy services.6. Work collaboratively with specialty pharmacists and Fulfillment Center team to ensure an excellent patient experience.7. Prepare, dispense, and compound appropriate amount of medication under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, and accurately deliver medication to the patient.8. Follow policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements and perform other work assignments.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSLicensed pharmacy intern or registered pharmacy technician in the state of practice, where applicable. Incumbents in Arizona are also required to provide the AZ Board of Pharmacy Wallet Card at time of hire.Minimum of one year of pharmacy technician experience required. Ability to attend and successfully complete 160 hours of on the job training required. Strong customer service focus, superior problem-solving abilities required. Ability to complete moderate to difficult mathematical calculations using a hand-held calculator required.BSS Registry Team members and Travelers are not eligible to drive on behalf of Banner and are not required to possess a valid driver's license or be eligible for coverage under the company's auto insurance policy.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAssociates or bachelor's degree in business, healthcare or related field preferred. Proficiency and experience with third party claims adjudication and claims rejection reconciliation preferred. Proficiency and experience with non-sterile, sterile and hazardous drug compounding preferred. Work experience which demonstrates analytical ability, judgment and interpersonal skills in pharmacy or healthcare preferred.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/VeteransOur organization supports a drug-free work environment.Privacy Policy

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