As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally and medically vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine.
The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 2 – ORDER ENTRY THIRD PARTY BILLING TECHNICIAN (Day Shifts). The Pharmacy Technician 2 will perform non-professional/technical tasks related to the management of third-party billing for patients served by the Outpatient Pharmacies and act as a liaison between the billing operations specialist and the pharmacy staff to ensure effective communication regarding billing issues. All activities shall be performed under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.
RESPONSIBILITIES:: • Perform order entry with the primary purpose of being able to proficiently adjudicate on-line billing claims, help on-line staff with billing issues at Order Entry. • Review 340b patient eligibility work queues for the HMC Outpatient Pharmacies. This would include NJB, GCT, Pat Steel, 2WC, Pioneer Square and IMC. The 340b eligibility reviews can be generated from 3rd party payers or from or 340b Program account manager. This review is an audit of prescribed prescriptions and the prescription encounter visit to determine eligibility for 340b medication inventory replacement. • Function as third party billing resource in coordination with the Program Operations Specialist for Outpatient pharmacy staff. • Provide coverage for other technician II positions as scheduled, this would include but not limited to Mail Order, Anticoagulation, ScriptPro Inventory Management and Medication packaging. • Review pending reports from pharmacy management system and rebill claims when coverage is granted. • Troubleshoot and resolve billing rejections and subsequently rebill claims to appropriate carrier for all commercial, federal, and state insurance plans. • Contact payers for lost medication overrides, replacement and vacation override approvals. • Identify patients who may qualify for patient medication assistance programs or copay assistance. • Assist with prescription audits. • Educate pharmacy staff about third-party billing policies and procedures as needed. • Help to ensure policies and procedures are followed in coordination with the Billing Operations Specialists, Leads, Manager and Director. • Generate reports at the request of the Manager or Director. • Assure compliance with all pharmacy laws and regulations. • Know and follow all Pharmacy department policies. • Perform the duties of a Pharmacy Technician I. • Perform related duties as assigned.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.