DaVita Pharmacy Technician - Managed Care in Las Vegas, Nevada

Description

Overview:

Provide integrated support, under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, to DaVita Medical Group clinicians and patients to decrease prescription drug costs and improve clinical quality measures.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for quality and continuous improvement within the job scope

  • Responsible for all actions/responsibilities as described in company controlled documentation for this position.

  • Contributes to and the corporation’s quality initiatives by planning, communicating and encouraging team and individual contributions toward the corporation’s quality improvements efforts

  • Performs and supervise clerical and administrative duties as directed

  • Documents pertinent patient information in the electronic medical record as it relates to job functions.

  • Participates in therapeutic drug conversion programs by

  • Providing prescription cost information reports to the providers and cost-effective alternatives to costly medications

  • Contact patients telephonically to discuss medications cost savings opportunities

  • Data entry and maintenance.

  • Assists in preparation for Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee meetings and types meeting minutes

  • Maintains and distributes health plan(s) cost savings opportunities and quality improvement reports

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.

  • Actively participates in process improvement initiatives.

  • Participates regularly in staff and departmental meetings

  • Uses, protects, and discloses DMG patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Experience:

• Minimum: 2-3 years of experience.

• Preferred: 3 years and above of experience as certified pharmacy technician; preferably in Managed Care or Ambulatory Care

Education:

• Minimum: High School Diploma or GED

• Minimum: Current Nevada Start Board of Pharmacy Technician License

• Minimum: PTCB Certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of medical and pharmacy terminology

  • Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge in medication therapeutic categories

  • Ability to identify generic name for brand name drugs and vice versa

  • Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge in understanding indication for medication.

  • Computer literate (i.e. Strong knowledge of Windows and MS applications (Word, Excel).

  • Ability to type 40 wpm

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a relatively unsupervised environment with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Ability to easily adapt to change in procedures and work processes.

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. As of June 30, 2017, DaVita Medical Group’s teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.