Overview

AmerisourceBergen Personal Care Specialist (Home-based/12 month contract) BC Temporary in British Columbia

AmerisourceBergen

Branch BC CA

Position:
Personal Care Specialist (Home-based/12 month contract) BC
Location:
British Columbia

Ensures coordination of patient services in a timely manner. Regularly interacts with insurance companies, and patients to provide optimal reimbursement support…

Contract- 12 months

Under the direction of the District Manager,

The Personal Care Specialist for the Program is responsible for managing on- boarding of patients in a given geographical area. The individual will work directly with patients and liaise with Field Case Managers who will work closely with the patients’ physicians to provide proactive and seamless services with respect to the program. The resulting objective of this superior and proactive service will be increased patient enrolment in the program and improved patient outcomes. This position is for a patient support program in the immunology branch.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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Be the primary contact person for patients

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Be a reimbursement expert in his/her assigned caseload territory.

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Ensures coordination of patient services in a timely manner resulting in a quick and continued access to therapy

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Performs a welcome call to gather information and introduce each patient to the program

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Educates the patient on program services, including but not limited to injection training, pharmacy options, and reimbursement support

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Manages all aspects of public and private coverage as well as additional financial assistance if applicable

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Regularly interacts with insurance companies, and patients to provide optimal reimbursement support

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Works collaboratively with other team members in varying roles, to coordinate the patient journey and ensure patient on-boarding

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Coordinates and manage all aspects required in order to obtain and maintain prescription drug coverage for patients

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Coordinate cases with insurance companies, physician’ offices and healthcare professionals in order to maximize reimbursement solutions

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Ensures coordination of patient services in a timely manner

12.

Acquire in depth knowledge of public/private and federal funding mechanisms.

13.

Coordination of prescriptions (initial and renewal)

14.

Ad hoc duties as assigned

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
A post secondary or Associate degree program and/or an equivalent combination of experience and education is required.

Bachelor’s degree an asset

Experience in public or private third party reimbursement arena, call center setting or pharmaceutical industry in sales, managed care, clinical support, or related experience an asset

A minimum of two(2) years in a Customer Service setting

Knowledge of public, private and federal reimbursement an asset

Previous work using a CRM system an asset

Project management skills

Knowledge of SalesForce.com an asset

MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
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Strong analytical skills including interpretation of regulation and legislation.

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Ability to communicate and comprehend medical information

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Demonstrated teamwork abilities

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Ability to make decisions using sound judgment.

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Ability to work autonomously and in a remote setting.

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Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities at once

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Excellent communication skills

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Good negotiating skills

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Strong attention to detail

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Strong sense of urgency

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Ability to cope with increases in workload

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Ability to communicate effectively with different types of clients

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Ability to proficiently use computer and good knowledge of Microsoft Office

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Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and in both English and French (oral and written)

15. Work with a keyboard

16. View a computer screen for long periods of time

17. Must be able to work from home and have a home based office space

18. Office space must accommodate equipment supplied by ABSG

19. Work environment must accommodate “work-with days” with District

Manager

Organization

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Specialty Group

Job

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Operations Jobs

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Full-time

Primary Location

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Canada-British Columbia-Remote

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: , BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24
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