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Fairview Health Services Pharmacy Coordinator in Minneapolis, Minnesota


This position works directly with pharmacy patients, medical and nursing staff to manage complex medication needs. This includes customer service, preparing, labeling and delivering medication and supplies and ensuring claims are submitted correctly and paid by third party payers.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Partner with care providers and pharmacists to ensure that patient receives the needed medication accurately, safely, in accordance with all legal requirements and policies and in a professional and timely manner.

  • Act as a subject matter expert in third party regulations and billing guidelines as pertains to pharmacy benefits, workers compensation benefits and primary, secondary and tertiary insurance claims. Assist in resolving any billing issues, obtaining prior authorization for medications as needed, verifying eligibility and escalating as appropriate.

  • Under the direction of the pharmacist, receive prescription/orders from patients, process manually or using the appropriate computer system and protocols, prepare drug therapy and/or dispense medication in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with all legal, regulatory agency and Fairview requirements.

  • Maintain the IV hoods or isolators, clean room, ante room according to manufacturer’s specifications and regulatory requirements.

  • Coordinate ordering, delivery of medications, supplies and equipment to patients and clinical areas as requested.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned including but not limited to: data collection, reporting, process improvement and maintenance of patient education materials.



  • Baccalaureate degree in business or healthcare related field or equivalent combination of education and related experience


  • Registered Technician with Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

  • Pharmacy certification with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board within six months of hire. If hired prior to 1/1/2018, National Healthcare Certification will be accepted.

Preferred Experience

  • One year of pharmacy technician experience working in a Specialty or Hospital environment.

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago (6/10/2021 4:28 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-74576

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Pharmacy

Location Fairview offices at Kasota

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Infusion - Home