Remote Senior Pharmacy Technician – Prior Authorization & Patient Assistance

The US Oncology Network

Overview

Texas Oncology is looking for a full time Remote Senior Pharmacy Technician – Prior Authorization & Patient Assistance to join our team!

This position will support all Texas Oncology locations. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today—at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve “More breakthroughs. More victories.” ® in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?

Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.

What does the Pharmacy Tech do?

This position is responsible for obtaining pre- pre-authorizations for self-administered medications dispensed in the retail setting and triages patient calls to physicians, coordinates patient in network pharmacy. Reviews insurance for medically integrated pharmacy dispense per house rule

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Contact insurance carriers to verify patient’s insurance eligibility, benefits and requirements.
  • Request, track, follow up and obtain prior authorization status from Pharmacy Prior Authorization Specialist.
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of medical terminology, high proficiency of general medical office procedures including HIPAA regulations.
  • Communicate any insurance changes or trends among team.
  • Maintains a level of productivity suitable for the department.
  • Clearly document all communications and contacts with providers and personnel in standardized documentation requirements, including proper format.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Pharmacy Tech position will have the following background and experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum five to seven years of experience in a pharmacy with I.V. skills.
  • Oncology background preferred or extensive I.V. preparation experience.
  • I.V. certification preferred.
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician certificate or State Pharmacy Board requirement is recommended.
  • Completion of an ASHP-accredited program or community college-based program is recommended.
  • Previous experience in a clinical setting preferred

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