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Pharmacy Assistant

 

Our client is a growing provider of services within the life sciences industry. They are a fully integrated specialty distributor and patient support provider for pharmaceutical manufacturers, physicians and their patients. They partner with clients to design and deliver service innovative support programs.

 

They have an immediate need for a Pharmacy Assistant responsible for dispensary duties including prescription entry/processing, picking/packaging and shipping of medications, answering telephone calls, accounts receivables and payments, maintaining inventory, and other administrative duties to support the pharmacy team.

 

Responsibilities

  • Accurate processing of prescriptions for all programs/medications, including following up on insurance billing issues with third-party payers/patient support programs
  • Provide outstanding customer service to clinic staff, nurses and physicians primarily by phone/email
  • Label, pick and package prescriptions in accordance with standard operating procedures to ensure supply to patients in a safe, efficient and accurate manner
  • Adherence to all relevant guidelines including Standard Operating procedures and all applicable regulatory requirements
  • Ensure safe and appropriate storage of medications
  • Actively contribute to the ongoing review of pharmacy policies and procedures
  • Inventory management and reconciliation which includes ordering, maintaining and organizing appropriate inventory and packaging supplies to support dispensing
  • Developing and maintaining professional relationships with health care professionals, reimbursement coordinators, private payers and patients
  • Prepare medications for shipping, including packing into cold chain coolers
  • Accurately arrange for delivery services/couriers so that prescriptions are received on-time by patients/clinics
  • Call patients to schedule refills of medications

 

Qualifications

  • One year experience in a pharmacy setting required
  • Experience with Kroll pharmacy software preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of specialty medications along with third-party billing issues is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written in English
  • Ability to effectively communicate in French is an asset
  • Strong computer skills using MS Office (Excel, Word)
  • Excellent phone etiquette and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to self-manage time, set priorities and multi-task to meet various competing work deadlines
  • Ability to perform all technical duties involved in the successful dispensing of medications
  • Ability to perform physical activities required of the role including the ability to lift up to 50 lbs, and standing for extended periods

please reach out and include your resume to:

 

Karen.agulnik@aresstaffing.com

416-704-4434

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