Apply for OR - Portland - Patient Care Advocate Pharmacy Technician

Flexible Pharmacy Staffing has an opening for a Pharmacy Technician at a Pharmacy located in Portland, Oregon.

Schedule Details:
• Monday - Friday
• 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

• The Patient Care Advocate will directly interact with patients, prescribers, prescriber agents, clients, and other employees.
• Acts as liaison between the company, patients, and physician’s office.
• Responsible for reviewing new prescriptions and making sure all necessary information including insurance verification is available to process orders.
• Explains all company programs and services to patients and physician’s office staff.
• Communicates with patients as needed based on prescription refills and refers any medication or illness-related questions or concerns to a board-licensed healthcare professional, including but not limited to nurses, pharmacists, and supervised pharmacy interns.
• Responsible for scheduling prescription refills utilizing the pharmacy software.
• Maintains documentation of calls to and from patients.
• Contacts patients to schedule deliveries, confirm addresses, inform of any co-payments involved, and notify of payment responsibilities.
• Assists with prior authorizations.
• Refers under- or uninsured patients to appropriate patient assistance programs and helps with applications.
• Communicates patient status to physician’s offices/clinics.
• Utilizes operating systems and tools to help manage patient therapy and refill compliance.
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Preferred Requirements:
• Must be registered or licensed as required in the state of practice.
• Excellent communication skills; ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail, good organizational skills, self-motivated and able to work independently
• Six months to one year of experience in a medical office or pharmacy setting
• Active Oregon Pharmacy Technician or Oregon Certified Pharmacy Technician license required. If Oregon Pharmacy Technician will be required to obtain Oregon Certified Pharmacy Technician license within six months of the date of hire.

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Portland, OR, US

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Tax Term

W2 Employee

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Please acknowledge: This position is starting out as temporary in nature and is anticipated to start as soon as you are accepted and screens are cleared. This position is projected to be temp to hire.

AVAILABILITY JOB-SPECIFIC: Are you available for the dates/times noted on this job's description? Please note exceptions in the cover letter section above.
• Monday - Friday
• Shifts are between 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

AVAILABILITY: What is your general ability to COMMIT to this assignment or position, in relation to your other work obligations?

START DATE ESTIMATION: How soon can you start, after being offered and accepting the assignment?

LOGISTICS: What is your DISTANCE IN MILES to Korean Twist on 5th - 310 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97204?
- Please use Google Maps to find your time and distance and NOTE IT HERE (location noted here is NOT exact pharmacy address and is utilized for distance approximation purposes only)

LOGISTICS: What is your distance, in TIME, to the location(s) noted in the previous question?

LOGISTICS - RELOCATION: Are you willing to permanently relocate for this opportunity?

TECH LOGISTICS: Do you have reliable transportation to this worksite location? Please select an option and also describe, where necessary.

Tech SKILLS: Have you worked in a pharmacy before? If YES, please describe what your functions are/were. If NO, please describe what medical/medication knowledge or skills you have that translate to this job.

**PHONE RECEPTIONIST EXPERIENCE* How many years' experience as a receptionist operating a multi-line phone system do you have? Please describe.

**TECH SKILLS - BILLING / PRIOR AUTH EXPERIENCE*: How many years of experience do you have with Prescription Billing or Prior Authorization resolution? Please describe.

**TECH SKILLS - RX DATA ENTRY EXPERIENCE*: How many years of experience do you have performing New Prescription DATA ENTRY?

**TECH SKILLS - RX DATA ENTRY EXPERIENCE*:Describe the percentage of your work time spent entering new prescription data at your most recent pharmacy job.

PHARMACY TECH NATIONAL CERTIFICATION (1of2): Are you nationally certified (and in current good standing) by a national organization, such as PTCB or ExCPT? Both require an initial exam and continuing education. Please select from the options below.

LICENSE/REGISTRATION: Please list ALL states you have ever been licensed or registered in as a professional. Please note which states are inactive or expired or terminated. If you have many licenses and would like to forward a separate document, you may attach that document above or email reply back to the address that will send you a submission notice after you hit "submit" button.

PAY: What hourly rate of compensation do you require?

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SCREENING: Would you be willing to promptly undergo a drug screen / background check to fulfill our clients' requirements?

What is your daytime or early evening availability for a phone or in-person interview in the next 2 weeks?

We are an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is to advocate on your behalf to hiring managers based on your qualifications and performance history. We'll also provide pharmacy career guidance, where possible. Good luck!

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