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Technician, Pharmacy

Heartland Health Centers Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $17 to $18 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Technician, Pharmacy works as a Care Team member to ensure safe and timely access to medications by processing prior authorizations and requested refills for patients.  The tasks are completed within the scope of a licensed pharmacy technician and as otherwise approved by Heartland Health Centers.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Is a member of a Care Team; ensures safe and timely access to medications.
  • Facilitates completion of medication refill requests and prior authorization in collaboration with contracted 340B pharmacies, community pharmacies, Care Teams, patients and specified outside entities.
  • Communicates with providers on covered alternatives, as appropriate.
  • Ensures proper documentation according to HHC standards for ongoing and closure of medication authorizations, refill requests and other appropriate communications.

Qualifications:   

  • Completion of an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists-approved pharmacy technician vocational course required.
  • Current, valid State of Illinois Pharmacy Technician license required.
  • One or more years of pharmacy experience in a hospital or retail pharmacy setting.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to use electronic medical records systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently and as part of team.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to build respectful and trustful relationships with people from different backgrounds and lived experiences.
  • Bilingual and/or bicultural highly preferred.
  • Excellent written & interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Ability to communicate using clear language.
  • Compassionate, empathetic, proactive, resourceful, and amiable.  

Heartland Health Centers

Address

Chicago, IL
60626 USA

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