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Pharmacy Access Coordinator

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

Our amazing Pharmacy Team dispenses approximately 8,000,000 individualized patient doses per year, as well as 170,000 retail/mail order prescriptions. We provide medications that are safe and efficacious.

Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most meaningful decisions. ChristianaCare has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health. Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!
Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!

ChristianaCare is recruiting for a Pharmacy Access Coordinator for the Specialty Pharmacy Program. This is a key non-clinical role. As the Pharmacy Access Coordinator, you will be responsible for providing high-touch, patient-centric care to drive an exceptional experience for patients enrolled in the ChristianaCare Specialty Pharmacy Program.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serves the patient and their caregiver's primary point of contact for the ChristianaCare Specialty Pharmacy Program.
Triages and coordinates the patient's and their caregiver's needs to escalate issues to the appropriate clinical or non-clinical resources both internally and externally of the organization.
Develops relationships with patients and their caregivers to provide an exceptional and engaging experience while enrolled in the ChristianaCare Specialty Pharmacy Program.
Serves as the program's liaison to office practice clinical and operations staff.
Conducts initial and follow-up benefit investigation (BI) to assist providers and patients in the timely initiation or continuity of specialty medication therapy.
Coordinates the patient's enrollment in patient assistance programs to improve affordability of specialty medication therapy.
Facilitates processing of third-party payer prior authorization (PA) and utilization management (UM), and step-edits for specialty medications to expedite therapy initiation or avoid therapy disruption.
Coordinates with the program's clinical pharmacist team and pharmacy operations team to achieve the program's goals and objectives. These activities include but not limited to specialty medication prescription refill coordination, implementation or execution of non-clinical care plan activities, documents program activities, coordination with external specialty pharmacies, reporting of performance metrics, etc.
Participates in the continuous improvement of program

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or equivalent required
Associates or Bachelors degree preferred
Exceptional customer service skills required
Exceptional time management and prioritization skills required
Experience working in a medical practice or pharmacy preferred
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification preferred

ChristianaCare Offers:

Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, twelve weeks of paid parental leave, annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!


EEO Statement:

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1243872

Posted On: Feb 26, 2024

Updated On: Mar 27, 2024

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