Personal Care Specialist, British Columbia (Home-Based)
Job Description

Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life?  At AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.  As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.

Under the direction of the District Manager, The Personal Care Specialist for the Program is responsible for managing specific on- boarding of patients in a given geographical area. The individual will work directly with patients and liaise with Field Case Managers who will work closely with the patients’ physicians to provide proactive and seamless services with respect to the program by assessing the needs of each patient such that the service levels provide a clear differentiating factor between this Program and other patient support programs. The resulting objective of this superior and proactive service will be increased patient enrolment in the program and improved patient outcomes.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Be the primary contact person for patients
  2. Be a reimbursement expert in his/her assigned caseload territory.
  3. Ensures coordination of patient services in a timely manner resulting in a quick and continued access to therapy
  4. Performs a welcome call to gather information and introduce each patient to the program
  5. Educates the patient on program services, including but not limited to injection training, pharmacy options, and reimbursement support and adherence card.
  6. Manages all aspects of public and private coverage as well as additional financial assistance if applicable
  7. Regularly Interacts with insurance companies, physician' offices, and healthcare professionals to provide optimal reimbursement support
  8. Works collaboratively with other team members in varying roles, to coordinate the patient journey and ensure patient on-boarding
  9. Coordinates and manage all aspects required in order to obtain and maintain prescription drug coverage for patients
  10. Coordinate cases with insurance companies, physician’ offices and healthcare professionals in order to maximize reimbursement solutions
  11. Ensures coordination of patient services in a timely manner
  12. Acquire in depth knowledge of public/private and federal funding mechanisms.
  13. Coordination of prescriptions (initial and renewal)
  14. Ad hoc duties as assigned
  15. Must be able to work from home and have a home based office space
  16. Office space must accommodate equipment supplied by ABSC
  17. Work environment must accommodate “work-with days” with District Manager





EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:


MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Strong analytical skills including interpretation of regulation and legislation.
  • Ability to communicate and comprehend medical information
  • Demonstrated teamwork abilities
  • Ability to make decisions using sound judgment.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a remote setting.
  • Strong organizational skills, creative problem solving and results oriented.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities at once
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to cope with increases in workload
  • Ability to communicate effectively with different types of clients
  • Ability to proficiently use computer and good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and in both English 





We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, diverse and designed to meet the various needs across our associate population.


AmerisourceBergen is a publicly traded Fortune 12 global healthcare solutions company and is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies. Powered by our associates around the world, we provide pharmaceutical products and business solutions that improve access to care.  We operate the backbone of the healthcare supply chain. We drive the future of local care delivery.  We guide medical innovations to market.  We create healthier futures.



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Company Overview

Innomar Strategies was founded in 2001 around the kitchen table of our current president, Guy Payette, and his partners. The company originally specialized in market access and reimbursement consulting, and gradually expanded its capabilities to include fully integrated patient support programming, nursing support, and specialty logistics. By the end of 2008, the company had grown to have over 450 associates.

In 2009, AmerisourceBergen acquired Innomar Strategies further establishing the company’s expertise in specialty pharmaceuticals. As part of AmerisourceBergen, Innomar Strategies is connected with a global leader in healthcare with over $135 billion of annualized revenue and 18,000 associates. AmerisourceBergen has an established history of delivering innovative programs and solutions across the pharmaceutical supply channel.

With over 1,200 associates and a nationwide footprint, Innomar Strategies is Canada’s leading service provider to specialty pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers. Innomar is differentiated by their Integrated Service Model, which provides customized solutions to improve product access, increase supply chain efficiency, and enhance patient care. Manufacturers trust Innomar Strategies to deliver innovative brand solutions throughout the product lifecycle.