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Samaritan Health Services Specialty Medication Advocate in Corvallis, Oregon

Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center * GSR Retail Pharmacy - Sam Dr

Corvallis, OR

Pharmacy

1.0 (80 hrs/pp), Day,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Working under the supervision of the pharmacist, assists with the seamless procurement of prescribed specialty medications for patients. Works in partnership with clinic staff in identifying patient needs. Coordinates specialty medication pre-authorization requests from insurance companies. Confirms patients have received medications from the specialty pharmacy and records all medication procurement data in electronic medical record. Manages and completes medication assistance applications for patients as required by drug manufacturers.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • Samaritan Pharmacy Services is a community pharmacy located in a multidisciplinary ambulatory clinic in Corvallis. The pharmacy is open to any member of the public. The primary role of this pharmacy is to dispense community patient prescriptions. They also offer immunizations, medication management services, and specialty medications. The pharmacy is staffed by experienced pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who are dedicated to patient care.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • Three (3) years experience in retail pharmacy, prior authorization, financial assistance, billing and/or care coordination in a healthcare setting required.

  • Experience in a physician clinic setting with medication assistance duties preferred.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Computer Literacy - Knowledge of electronic equipment, computer hardware and software, including applications and programming. Ability to operate applications, write software, set up functions, enter data, and manipulate and process information.

  • Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.

  • Problem Solving - Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

  • Project Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize multiple fast-moving projects with changing priorities, drivers and dependencies. Ability to work effectively independently or as part of an integrated team to achieve a goal.

  • Systems Analysis/ Evaluation - Knowledge of how a system works and how changes will affect outcomes. Ability to identify measures of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance to meet certain goals.

  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)

Continually (67 – 100% of the time)

WALK - INCLINE

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 – 60 Lbs

CARRY 2-handed, 40 - 60 pounds

SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

KNEEL (on knees)

PUSH (40 - 60 pounds force)

PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)

WALK – LEVEL SURFACE

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 – 20 Lbs

CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

SQUAT Repetitive

BEND FORWARD at waist

PUSH (0 - 20 pounds force)

PUSH (20 - 40 pounds force)

PULL (0 - 20 pounds force)

PULL (20 - 40 pounds force)

SIT

STAND

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Upward

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

Posted: 05/09/2019

Req #: 44358

Start Time: 0800 (8:00 am)

Weekend Required: None

Overtime Rule: 40

End Time: 1700 (5:00 pm)

Salary Range: $16.84 - $24.73

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