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Prescription Refill Coord - Pharmacy Refill Administration

Job ID: 18133
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Prescription Refill Coord - Pharmacy Refill Administration for a Per Diem/Relief, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $16.00, more depending on experience.

Come join our team of Prescription Refill Coordinators  in the beautiful Pacific Northwest!

This clinic is located across one of Bellingham's newest parks! Caregivers can enjoy a nice lunchtime walk along the beautiful trails. Cordata Café is just a quick walk over in the Cordata Main building!

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Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! These amenities are surrounded by incredible scenery, from the sea to the mountains and the rainforest, making this community an amazing place to live. Acclaimed for its small-city flavor and the home of Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham has a robust art, music and cultural scene while boasting 65 miles of inner-urban trails to explore, pristine lakes, forests, saltwater beaches, and snow-covered peaks - there are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives!  

Experience small-city flavor and join our dedicated team! Located 90 minutes north of Seattle and 30 minutes south of British Columbia, Canada, this idyllic city has been rated as one of America's most desirable communities by Money, Outside, Kiplinger, Forbes, and National Geographic magazines. Head to Mount Baker for a day in the snow. Tour the San Juan Islands by sea kayak or sailboat. Trek the North Cascades on foot. Stay in town to explore the shops and cafes of historic Fairhaven and Downtown and then catch a show at Mount Baker Theater – you can do it all in Bellingham! 

PeaceHealth has been serving the communities of northwest Washington since 1890. 

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center is a 253-bed, two-campus hospital providing a Level II Trauma Center and a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. PeaceHealth's Whatcom Region also includes the comprehensive heart care services of the Cardiovascular Center at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center as well as the primary and specialty care provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group.  

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for receiving and preparing routine prescription refill requests for provider review. May also be responsible for management of prescription assistance program applications; working closely with team members to ensure optimum utilization and cost containment. Provides clerical support and assistance to staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Receives faxed and Electronic Medical Record prescription refill requests. May include controlled and/or non-controlled medications. Researches and documents information required for the provider to make an informed decision to approve or deny the refill request.
  • Oversees the data entry and completion of prescription refill forms/notifications. Ensures requests are entered within 72 business hours of receipt.
  • May obtain insurance pre-authorization for patients and reauthorization of medication and additional treatment. Ensures insurance carrier documentation requirements are met and refill support documentation is filed in patient’s medical record.
  • Efficiently manages correspondence with patients, physicians, specialists, insurance companies. Documents pertinent information on appropriate form and/or in medical record. May notify patients of overdue office visit and necessary screenings per refill protocol through written communication.
  • May assist with identifying and assisting patients with applying for prescription assistance programs. Communicates with third party payers to assure coverage of patient care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of three years of experience working with insurance in a medical related field, or other related experience required.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications as well as other applicable computer programs.
  • Experience with EMR (Electronic Medical Record), preferred.
  • Knowledge of appropriate release of patient records.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, contact Purneet, [email protected]

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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