The Pharmacy Technician works collaboratively with providers, staff, and patients to process medication refills, prior authorizations, and patient assistance program applications for Christiana Care Primary Care and Family Medicine practices. This position is day/evening rotation and weekends as required.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
The Pharmacy Technician, works in an office setting acting as a liaison between providers, pharmacies, and third party prescription insurance plans to proactively address administrative barriers that may prevent patients from receiving their prescription medications in a timely and safe manner.
The individual is a member of the Outpatient Pharmacy Services team that works within established processes to assist Christiana Care Primary Care and Family Medicine providers in:
Reviewing and validating prescription refill requests
Resolving third party prescription insurance plan prior authorizations, step-therapy edits, and other questions of prescription affordability
Enrolling and coordinating patient enrollment in pharmaceutical manufacture sponsored patient assistance programs
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification as a certified pharmacy technician (CPhT) required
At least one year of community/specialty/mail order pharmacy required; other pharmacy experience will evaluated for equivalency
Knowledge of government sponsored and commercial prescription insurance program formulary and utilization management edit processes (e.g. prior authorizations, step-edits, etc.)
Demonstrated ability to provide an exceptional patient experience
Ability to type and perform basic math calculations
Computer experience preferred
Basic typing skills
Internal Number: 47945BR
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.