Temp Pharmacy Billing Technician

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Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world?s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings
  • Complimentary access to continuing education (CE) credits via the Pharmacy Technician Letter
  • Reimbursement for Membership in the Southeast Michigan Society of Health System Pharmacists (SMSHP)

Responsibilities*

Temporary Pharmacy Billing Technician duties may include:

  • Must have excellent customer service skills, including listening, verbal, and written communication.
  • Monitor multiple work queues for order entry and processing.
  • Should have experience in retail or mail order pharmacy setting.  Experience in typing prescriptions and adjudicating claims preferred.
  • Position has the potential for hybrid after completion of onsite-only training period.  Hybrid schedule is set by leadership and subject to change based on departmental needs.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Complete special projects as assigned by supervisors

Required Qualifications*

  •         High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  •         Valid Michigan Pharmacy Technician License on or before hire date, verifiable through the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
  •         Proficient communication, computer, and basic mathematic skills are necessary.
  •         Must be able to prioritize with accuracy and dependability.
  •         Reliability and punctuality are a must.
  •         Desire and ability to work in a fast paced, growing environment and be a team player.

Desired Qualifications*

  •         At least one-year technician experience or completion of a Pharmacy Technician training program is highly desirable
  •         Basic algebra including performing pharmacy calculations is also highly desired.
  •         Proficient computer skills.  MiChart, QS1, Microsoft suite program knowledge all a plus.

Licensure & Certification

The State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) requires all Pharmacy Technicians to be licensed. The new regulations allow for a one-time temporary license for up to 1 year, during which time a technician must successfully complete requirements to become certified and meet all other State of Michigan requirements for a Full Pharmacy Technician License. UMHS Pharmacy Department provides coaching and additional information to support technicians to become certified and licensed.

Please visit the Michigan LARA website for more information about Pharmacy Technician licensing. http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-72600_72603_27529_27548-340669--,00.html

Work Schedule

This is a day shift position Monday through Friday with business hours from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Closed weekends and holidays.

Work Locations

This position is located at Specialty Pharmacy Services on Joy Rd in Dexter, MI.

Additional Information

Upon applying for this position, you will be sent an invitation within two business days to complete an online pre-employment assessment. To ensure you receive this invitation, please add [email protected] as a secure sender. Applicants who have completed the assessment will be considered viable candidates for this position. (Please note: If you have previously completed the assessment, you will not receive another email/be asked to complete it again.)

For more information about Michigan Medicine Department of Pharmacy Services, see our annual report at https://www.medicine.umich.edu/dept/pharmacy/pharmacy-annual-reports

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise, this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.