Senior Drug Replacement Analyst
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
JOB SUMMARY: The Senior Drug Replacement Analyst is responsible for overseeing the enrollment of patients in drug manufacturer's Patient Assistance Programs and managing all records and paperwork associated with the process from beginning to end. The position requires interaction with various hospital staff, patients and drug manufactures to ensure maximized drug replacement to decrease the pharmaceutical expenses for the Hospital District by utilizing free Program Assistance Programs. The Senior Drug Replacement Analyst provides support and training for the Drug Replacement Analyst (DRA) and will assist the Drug Replacement Manager.
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: HS diploma/GED - Business Degree (preferred) - Pharmacy Tech (preferred)
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): 3-5 years in healthcare or reimbursement
3. Management Experience (Years and Area): 1 year of management or lead experience (preferred)
1. Other Skills:
Analytical Typing (wpm 38-40)
P.C. MS Word MS Excel
3. Work Schedule: Flexible Overtime
4. Other Requirements: Advance Excel and Reporting Skills (Preferred)