It may sound clich??, but it is true. A career taking care of cancer patients is a calling for most all of us. It's much more than a job. Each of us has a unique story that brought us to Compass Oncology, but those stories usually share common themes of care, compassion, and commitment. No matter the role each Compass team member serves in, the goal is the same: to provide the best care possible for each and every one of our patients.
Compass Oncology, the largest multi-specialty medical oncology practice in the Pacific Northwest, is looking for a Pharmacy Tecnnician -Vancouver, WA to support our medically integrated retail pharmacy.
If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Compass Oncology is the place for you!
** Final offer amounts are determined by a review of the candidate's applicable experience and qualifications, as well as, internal employee equity considerations.
Scope: Under minimum supervision of a pharmacist working within a retail/medically integrated dispensing pharmacy provides services related to all aspects of dispensing of oral cancer treatment and supportive care medications to patients of Compass Oncology. This includes technical and nonjudgmental aspects of prescription processing and dispensing. Responsibilities:
Receive, and verify patient demographics, insurance information and prescription information
Processes prescriptions and bills insurance for payment
Troubleshoot insurance coverage and verification
Performs and/or Assists with prior authorization submissions as directed by pharmacist
Under direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assumes responsibility for dispensing medications
Dispense and label medications for pharmacist review and check
Prepare dispensed medications for courier and mailing
Enter patient specific notes in EMR as related to specific activities
Make applications for financial assistance for patients through cancer foundations and co-pay assistance for patients.
Makes phone calls to patients prior to shipment and refill fulfilment
Ensures most cost effective drugs are ordered from vendors
Participate in filing of paperwork in pharmacy
Prepare, print and file daily pharmacy reports
Assist with maintenance of pharmacy supplies
Assists in ensuring compliance with quality assurance, legal and other regulatory requirements
Maintains confidentiality of all information related to patients and medical and clinical staff
Purchase medications, ensure optimizing cost effective and formulary options
Track, count and record pharmacy medication inventory; Assists pharmacist with inventory management to include assuring proper inventory levels, pricing, drug outages, recalls etc
Collect and process payment methods for prescription copays.
Process and submit prescription audits as received from insurance companies.
Daily OCM data entry as directed by the OCM Eligibility and Enrollment Specialists for the practice.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Pharmacy Technician certification required.
Pharmacy technician licensure in state of practice required.
Minimum (3) years of experience as an MID or pharmacy technician.
Oncology background preferred.
More About The Company Compass Oncology team brings together leading cancer experts in the fields of surgical, medical and radiation oncology, pathology and palliative care to provide the most comprehensive cancer care possible and an even more cohesive patient experience. In addition, the majority of our physicians specialize in particular cancer types, bringing a heightened level of expertise to our patients. If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Compass Oncology is the place for you!
As a member of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, Compass Oncology participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 89 FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Portland and Vancouver communities with clinical offices located throughout the metro area.
To learn more about Compass Oncology and its daily mission, please visit our website at https://compassoncology.com/
When you feel supported, both from a health and financial wellness perspective, you have the energy and motivation to make good things happen - whether it is caring for patients, caring for yourself and your family, or giving back to your community. That's why Compass Oncology offers a full suite of competitive benefits that support your physical, mental and financial well-being. From health and wellness programs, to retirement education and plans, we give you the tools to make great choices for your health and financial wellbeing now and in the future.
For benefit-eligible employees who work 20 hours or greater, we proudly offer the following:
Medical , Dental, Vision, Life and Disability
HSA and Flexible Spending Accounts
Critical Illness, Hospital, and Legal Plans
PTO and Holiday Plans
Retirement Savings Plans
Robust Wellness Program and Incentives
For more details: Compass Employee Benefits
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
-Required to lift and assist patients as requested.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment may occur.