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Drug Benefit Analyst – Pharmaceutical Product & Pricing Administration – Work from Home

Current Opportunities

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Edmonton

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Temporary Full Time

Date posted

May 19, 2022

Closing date

July 8, 2022

Let’s impact lives for the better!

Alberta Blue Cross® is Alberta based, not-for-profit and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage to over 1.8 million members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do—and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

Working at Alberta Blue Cross® means having a career where you’ll be recognized for your contributions. We value diversity, encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide opportunities for training and career growth.

OVERVIEW:

Working within a team environment, the Work from Home Drug Benefit Analyst is responsible for maintaining current and accurate drug product information, reporting regarding drug products, and contributing to activities essential to effective management of the drug benefit lists and drug plan designs. The successful candidate will have strong analytical, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, along with an outstanding commitment to providing exceptional service. This position reports to the Manager, Pharmaceutical Product & Pricing Administration in the Clinical Drug Services Department. This is a work from home position.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Obtains, interprets and evaluates drug product information to determine coverage eligibility on Alberta Blue Cross plans. Responsible for communicating with drug manufacturers to obtain timely product information.
  • Liaises with a variety of external customers; i.e. drug manufacturers, marketing representatives, wholesalers.
  • Investigates drug product supply and assesses the removal and application of policies such as Least Cost Alternative (LCA), to support inquiries and maintain the product availability database.
  • Provides support, expertise and resolution to ad hoc inquiries from internal departments.
  • Provides reports on drug products.
  • Obtains and maintains additional information regarding drugs; including pricing, scheduling, and manufacturer information.

WHAT YOU WILL HAVE:

  • Completion of a Pharmacy Technician/Assistant Program or related work experience would be an asset.
  • Strong computer skills; i.e. Microsoft Access, Outlook and Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as organizational skills are required.
  • Strong analytic, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills and proven ability to multi-task.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to manage time effectively and work with minimum supervision in a team environment.
  • Must be accurate and pay close attention to detail.
  • Must be a strong team player.
  • Schedule flexibility is required when there are deadlines so some overtime may be required.

Alberta Blue Cross® is an inclusive employer committed to a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We empower and are advocates for our employees by welcoming, respecting and valuing their unique perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in an innovative, high-energy team-focused environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at
careers.ab.bluecross.ca

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Date posted

May 19, 2022

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About us

Let’s impact lives for the better!

Alberta Blue Cross® is Alberta based, not-for-profit and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage to over 1.8 million members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do—and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

Working at Alberta Blue Cross® means having a career where you’ll be recognized for your contributions. We value diversity, encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide opportunities for training and career growth.