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If you are motivated and have excellent personal management skills then apply for the Patient Access Coordinator offered by the Tennessee Oncology. They are offering new job opportunities in their Nashville, TN 37203 offices. Application deadline is approaching, apply soon.
Job: Patient Access Coordinator
Company: Tennessee Oncology
Location: Nashville, TN 37203
Regular Full Time
Monday – Friday
Responsibilities / Essential Functions: Patient Access Coordinators provide benefits coordination and financial counseling services. Coordinators are responsible for assisting patients and physicians with benefit verifications, prior authorizations, and securing financial copay assistance if necessary. Coordinators act as a liaison between clinical staff, physicians, specialty pharmacy, and patients regarding approval and financial outcomes of oral oncolytic therapies from receipt of prescription until ultimate delivery. Coordinators work with a variety of mediums to accomplish effective communication throughout process.
Obtain prior authorizations for oral oncolytic medications. Submit appeals or letter of medical necessity as required by payor.
Understanding patient’s financial standing, determining a financial course of action based on the standing, and seeking financial assistance programs if necessary.
Provide financial counseling and securement for patients per policy or patient request
Explain and document benefits coverage to patients and clinical staff ensuring all necessary information including insurance verification, prior authorization, copay assistance is available to process orders
Refer any medication or illness related questions or concerns to appropriate pharmacist and/or physician
Maintains documentation in appropriate systems of calls/inquiries to and from patients, payors, and providers during prior authorization and copay assistance process
Current knowledge of trend changes for insurance formularies, prior authorization, and foundation funding.
Maintains patient confidentiality
Works to research and resolve problems in a timely manner
Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment, learn quickly, solve problems, and make decisions
Participate in Clinical Oversight Committee meetings to develop or implement Quality Improvement Plan as needed
Ability to collaborate and function as part of a team
Assists patient accounting with any patient assistance needs
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
One year experience in directly related role, or MA, LPN or CPhT
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • Excellent verbal presentation and communication skills
Ability to handle challenging situations in a professional manner
Excellent time management skills
Ability to multitask and be detail oriented
Ability to work efficiently without creating distraction or disruption to other staff
Ability to work well with various personalities and work as a team
Ability to work and accomplish goals independently
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Practice Management, EMR and other medical information systems
Qualifications & Requirements: • High School diploma or equivalent
One year experience in directly related role
Must obtain registered pharmacy technician status upon hire
Experience performing patient drug benefit verifications and authorizations
Pharmacy technician, medical assistant, or LPN experience
Physical requirements may include standing, walking,sitting, fingering or manual dexterity, repetitive finger motion, lifting orexerting force up to 25 pounds, reaching or stretching, crouching or stooping,speaking, hearing, and seeing(with correction).
To apply for this job please visit careers.tnonc.com.