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Medication Access Technician

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Date: Jul 1, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

PRIMARY PURPOSE Interviews and advises patients of funding programs for medication reimbursements to begin eligibility determination and assure that all Parkland patients are screened and qualified for available assistance. Provides direct support to pharmacists and pharmacy staff in packaging and labeling, tracking inventory, maintain records and performing clerical duties. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: -None Experience: -Must have two years of experience in a hospital or physician business office. -Must have experience in assisting patients to obtain funding for medication reimbursement. Equivalent Education and/or Experience: -May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above. Certification/Registration/Licensure: - Must have current registration with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. - Must be certified by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification board. Incumbents who are not already PCTB certified will have from March 31, 2016 to June 30, 2016 to take and pass the PCTB Exam. New hires will be required to be certified prior to their start date. Skills or Special Abilities: -Must complete a pre-employment polygraph test. -Must be able to pass the Pharmacy math and spelling test with a minimum score of 80%. -Must be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of different drug types. -Must be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of medical and healthcare terminology. -Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued care. -Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of personal computers and standard office software. Basic knowledge of medical software also required. -Must have basic knowledge of public assistance and/or vendor programs and required forms. -Must have knowledge of third party payors and understand managed care and insurance contractual arrangements. -Must be detailed oriented, possess basic mathematical skills, and have sharp analytical skills to resolve financial issues as they relate to multiple groups including third party payors, physicians, patients and Parkland. -Must demonstrate a positive demeanor, good verbal and written communication skills, and be professional in both appearance and approach. -Must be able to handle potentially stressful situations and multiple tasks simultaneously including instructing and counseling patients regarding Parkland payment policies and public assistance programs. -Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families, government entities, insurance companies, and Parkland staff. -Must be able to solve problems within the guidelines of established policies and procedures. -Must be able to successfully complete additional job related training when offered. -Bilingual skills preferred.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Medical Technologist, Medical, Pharmacy, Healthcare

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