Boise, Idaho

PHARMACY SPECIALTY CARE TECHNICIAN

Albertsons Companies, is an innovative industry leader in community pharmacy practice. Our professional and ever-expanding scope of patient care services are a reflection of our commitment to providing an environment for our pharmacy teams to thrive at the top of their profession.

Position Purpose:

Specialty Care Technicians coordinate the care for patients that are starting and maintaining therapy on Specialty Pharmaceutical (SP) products. Agents perform benefits investigations with third party payers and coordinate authorization for payment with the prescribing physician. Agents direct the purchasing and filling of SP products with Albertsons Safeway pharmacies and coordinate the administration of the product, connecting the patient and the pharmacy staff.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Benefits investigation - determining coverage, facilitating prior authorization and communicating coverage to the patient.
  • Care Coordination - facilitating the buy, bill and administration of SP products within the company pharmacies and company mail order facility.
  • Therapy Support (Specialty)- Tracking patients on SP products conducting refill reminders, questionnaires and coordinating just in time ordering and pick-up in the company pharmacies and the company mail order facility.
  • Therapy Support (Pharmacy Care) - Contacting patients and organizations to assure patients are completely protected with up-to-date immunization and marketing immunization services to organizations.
  • Central Processing - Documentation and billing of Medication Therapy Management services conducted in the pharmacies.
  • Travel Health - coordinating care for patients traveling oversees contracted with the company pharmacies to provide their immunizations before departure.

Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician.
  • Two years' experience as a Pharmacy Technician
  • Preferred experience with Albertsons/Safeway Pharmacies
  • Experience in acquiring prior authorization from third party payers.
  • Problem solving abilities and attention to details.
  • Administration skills, such as planning and organizing, resource management and the ability to set priorities and coordinate work activities.
  • Customer relations skills including meeting customer needs and establishing a service environment. This involves the ability to identify requirements of internal and external customers, focus on achieving optimal results, and develop solutions that positively affect customer satisfaction.
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Preferred experience with EPS pharmacy dispensing systems

Physical Environment
  • Local travel to divisions of responsibility
  • Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment
  • Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal
  • Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of a normal workday.
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties

We also provide a variety of benefits including:
  • Competitive Wages
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Associate discounts
  • Leaders invested in your training, career growth & development
  • Health and welfare benefits for eligible employees (Medical, Dental, 401k and more!)
  • Vacation / Paid Time Off
Our Cultural Principles
  • Teamwork: "We always support and recognize each other"
  • Learning: "We always strive to grow and develop ourselves and others"
  • Ownership: "We always take actions to drive our success
  • Competition: "We always act with integrity to win over the customer"
  • Inclusivity: "We always value everyone's perspective"
  • Compassion: "We always treat each other and our customers with kindness and respect"

About Us:

Albertsons Companies is at the forefront of the revolution in retail. We have a new vision: forging a retail winner that is admired for national strength with deep local roots, that offers an easy, fun, friendly, and inspiring experience, no matter how a customer chooses to shop with us. We want talented individuals to be a part of this journey!

Locally great and nationally strong, Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States. Albertsons Companies is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 23 distribution facilities, and 20 manufacturing plants with over 300,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is publicly owned with supermarkets across the country that includes Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, ACME, Shaw's, Tom Thumb, United Supermarkets, United Express, Randalls, Albertson's Market, Pavilions, Star Markets, Market Street, Carrs, Haggen, Lucky, Amigos, Andronico's Community Markets, King's, Balducci's, and Albertson's Market Street.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by the employees assigned to this job and are not the official job description for the position. All employees must comply with Company, Division, and Store policies and applicable laws. The responsibilities, duties, and skills of personnel may vary within store and/or from store to store and the official job description will be provided during the application process.

ALBERTSONS SAFEWAY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

This Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at 1-888-255-2269.

Boise, Idaho

Albertsons Companies is a leading food and drug retailer that operates stores across 34 states and the District of Columbia with more than 20 well-known banners including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market, Haggen, Carrs, Kings Food Markets and Balducci's Food Lovers Market. The Company is committed to helping people across the country live better lives by making a meaningful difference, neighborhood by neighborhood.

We believe that diverse perspectives strengthen and enrich our stores, our company, and our society.  Diversity, equity, and inclusion is a component of our programs for recruitment, development and training of associates and leaders.  We provide opportunities for each person in our company to contribute their ideas, talents, and enthusiasm to the company’s success. Associates can participate in various associate resource and network groups, such as Women’s Inspiration and Inclusion Network (WIIN), Hispanic Leadership Network, Asian Network, Albertsons African American Leadership Council, and Albertsons Pride Alliance. 

Who We Are Looking For 

Albertsons companies is seeking transitioning military service membersmilitary veterans and military spouses across the country who are looking to join an amazing company with a dynamic atmosphere that helps you learn and grow in all interest areas.  We offer an inclusive and diverse culture where leaders become lifelong allies, as well as amazing health and wellness benefits to keep you at your best- all with competitive compensation!  

Should I Apply?

Our diverse roles are nation-wide and provide opportunities in specialties such as:

·       Store operations

·       Warehouse

·       Pharmacy

·       Manufacturing

·       Digital atmosphere

·       Technology

·       Corporate

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on an Albertsons job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on our career page.  In order to be considered for next steps, please complete the application on Albertsons’ career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once we review your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.