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Technician-Pharmacy Speclty

Company: Ascension
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Ascension Rx is looking for a Specialty Pharmacy Technician to join their Specialty Pharmacy! Would you like the opportunity to help build the patient-centered approach, enhancing the patient’s specialty medication experience?


Mon. – Fri. | Day| Onsite

What You Will Do:

The Specialty Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for actively and successfully navigating patient prescriptions, which may include, but not be limited to: Submitting prior authorizations, supporting providers by assisting with benefits investigation, submitting appeals, exploring patient medication financial assistance options, coordinating fulfillment of orders with dispensing pharmacy, and identifying/resolving barriers on behalf of the interdisciplinary care teams.  This position will be integrated into clinic site(s)/practice(s) and provide supportive pharmacy services in order to deliver the full continuum of care to patients. 



  • Function as a key member of the interdisciplinary care team and provide pharmacy services to patients virtually, face to face, and or over the telephone.
  • Serves as a liaison between the patient, pharmacists, providers, and third party administrators.
  • Demonstrate the value of our specialty pharmacy partnership to clinic sites/practices. 
  • Explain to patients the benefits of enrolling into Ascension specialty program without impeding patient choice of pharmacy.
  • Collection of appropriate patient demographic information to facilitate submission of prior authorization, supporting appeals, coordinating fulfilment of orders with dispensing pharmacies. 
  • Successfully enroll patients into Ascension specialty program as appropriate. 
  • Collaboratively address issues such as benefits investigation, prior authorization, and financial assistance efforts to ensure patient receipt of needed medications.
  • Effectively navigate patient prescriptions, including those that are either limited distribution drugs or out-of-network. 
  • Demonstrate availability as scheduled, to answer inbound calls while protecting the confidentiality of patient’s information and adhering to company policies regarding patient health information (PHI).
  • Maintain knowledge of drugs, medical nomenclature, and the metric system as necessary to ensure accurate prescription fulfillment.


What You Will Need:
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
  • One or more of the following required:
    • Pharmacy Tech credentialed from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date
    • Pharmacy Tech credentialed from the National Healthcareer Association obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Additional Preferences:
  • Experience with Google Suite preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel preferred.
Why Join Our Team:

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


Keywords: Ascension, Indianapolis , Technician-Pharmacy Speclty, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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