Coordinator Prescription Assistance Prgm – Pharm Admin & Ed

Penn State Health

Posted 1 week ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Days
Education Level: ADN/ASN
Certificates: Not Stated
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Compensation: NA

Coordinator Prescription Assistance Prgm – Pharm Admin & Ed

Job ID: 8614
Category: Pharmacy

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Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Day

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible to act as the liaison to the medical team and pharmacy staff and to facilitate the discharge process; and to consult with patients regarding prescription drug coverage issues with emphasis being early proactive intervention to reduce financial risk both to the patient and to the institution. Also responsible for many aspects of the indigent drug program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate’s degree in a related field or equivalent, or certified pharmacy tech required.
3 years experience in a hospital pharmacy or financial counseling required.
Knowledge of medical and prescription benefits including but not limited to Medicaid and Medicare required.
Knowledge of medical terminology required.
Excellent computer skills required including knowledge of Eclipsys, Cadance, Web-MD, PowerChart, Word and Excel required.
Strong communication, decision-making, analytical and organizational skills are required.
Hospital Social Work or Care Coordination experience preferred.

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

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