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Estimated Pay $20 per hour
Hours Part-time
Location Fairfax, Virginia

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Inova Health System is seeking a Pharmacy Technician for a job in Fairfax, Virginia.

Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Pharmacy Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: flexible
  • Employment Type: Staff


The Pharmacy Liaison 1 serves as the liaison or primary contact person between patient, pharmacy, insurance companies, nurses, case workers and physicians. This role performs the various duties of a Pharmacy Technician which may include a variety of pharmacy services such as benefit investigation, obtaining prior authorizations, Med to Bed delivery, mail order tracking, drug inventory management and coordinating first time dispenses and refills of specialty medications. The Pharmacy Liaison 1 enrolls patients in any appropriate patient financial assistance programs which may include co-pay programs, manufacturer Patient Assistance Programs, various Foundation programs or grants.

Job Responsibilities

- Utilizes clinical documentation to obtain prior authorization approvals and appeals
- Assists patients with timely pharmacy access to medications and documents all related communications with patients, physicians, finance, nursing, case management in appropriate platform
- Enrolls patients in appropriate financial assistance programs when needed
- Acts as liaison and provides technical and transitional support to patients, physicians, nurses, and support personnel
- Works with payers to obtain coverage for patients and appropriate emergency one time overrides when needed and resolves prescription insurance billing problems
- Cleans equipment, maintains all required temperature logs and maintains accurate inventory values and drug procurement as per policies and procedures
- Maintains accurate and up to date patient profiles and allergy and up to date medication reconciliation lists
- Completes cash register transactions, answers phone and ensures privacy of patient information by following HIPAA guidelines
- Facilitates accurate Point of Service payments and patient assistance programs applications
- Utilizes manufacturer hubs to ensure Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy and other dispensing requirements are met
- Manages Commercial and Medicare accounts and auditing processes
- Coordinates medication status updates and refill services outreach
- Assists the Pharmacist in reviewing, processing, preparing, filling, labeling and dispensing medication
- Follows appropriate Utilization Review Accreditation Commission, Accreditation Commission for Health Care, United States Pharmacopeia standards and follows scope of standards for Specialty pharmacy services which may include mail order shipping, cold chain distribution, compounding
- May perform additional duties as assigned

Requirements For Consideration
Minimum Education - High School or GED
Schedule - Fulltime M-F Variable Shifts
Experience - Three years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician and One year working with Pharmacy Billing
Licensing - VA Pharmacy Tech License active upon start and Certified within 6 months
Inova Benefits and Perks:
- Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage
- Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability
- NEW! 4 weeks PAID PARENTAL LEAVE
- Retirement: Inova matches dollar for dollar the first 5% of your eligible pay that you contribute to the plan
- Competitive salary: Pay based experience
- Amazing Paid Time Off: Accrue PTO hours on your very first day of work
- Supplemental Plans: Including Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
- Additional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, discounts, movie tickets and local offerings and so much more!
See Full List of Benefits Here: 2023 INOVA BENEFITS GUIDE

Inova Job ID #651203. Posted job title: pharmacy tech 1