Job ID: 171895
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Day Shift
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
Full Time- Day Shift
The Ambulatory Pharmacy Technician is responsible for processing prescriptions for patients and their families in the clinic setting. The Pharmacy Technician will collect medication histories, fill scripts, and coordinate payments in conjunction with pharmacist direction.
Determines patient insurance requirements for pre-certification, patient payments and coverage limitation and the necessary action(s) prior to discharge. • Maintain communication with ambulatory based clinical pharmacist, social worker, discharge and specialty pharmacy program team members as needed to obtain complete, accurate financial information required for claim adjudication. • Immediately communicate any issue with coverage to the clinical practice to determine the appropriate next steps. • Communicates benefit investigation information proactively to the clinical practices and to patients. • Supports all myPennPharmacy services as needed. • Collaborates with internal team members to gather appropriate paperwork, prescription, billing information, and/or prescription(s). • Provides follow-up relating to the communication to patients, clinical practices, and family for pharmaceutical needs and/or additional eligibility information to ensure on-going medication access. • Interacts with medical staff and their designees to obtain complete, accurate, and timely clinical and financial information required for payer reimbursement. • Provides education to patients and clinical practices regarding patient insurance coverage as it relates to their discharge medications. • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures • Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization.
H.S. Diploma/GED, required and 3 to 5 years' experience as a certified pharmacy technician in a retail/outpatient pharmacy environment, required. Pharmacy Technician certification, required.
When applying to this position, please upload your current pharmacy technician certification.
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