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Patient Services Associate - JumpStart Program - Student Intern-to-Hire

Now hiring Students Interns and Recent Graduates to join our JumpStart Program as Patient Services Associates!

Patient Services Associates work in a dynamic and compassionate customer service role providing telephonic and web-based, where applicable, customer service support. 

The JumpStart program is designed to give talented individuals the opportunity learn the fundamentals of our industry while supporting our patient teams through re-enrollment season. After the program, they have the opportunity to interview for a full-time position with one of our upcoming programs launching in Spring/Summer 2021! Watch this video clip to learn more.

Our Company:

We are committed to a better patient experience while on therapy by providing support throughout their journey to health. 

We accomplish this through our world class technology and our talented team of benefit specialists, nurses, pharmacists, case managers, data scientists, pharmacy techs, program managers, and other incredibly talented team members. We are PharmaCord, a purpose-driven organization on a rapid growth journey. For additional information about our Company, visit our careers page at
Our Team: Our teams at PharmaCord are highly motivated and passionate for providing the highest quality customer support to our patients. We look for individuals interested in growing with our company and working in an exciting, open and collegial work environment.

A day in the life of can include the following:
Benefit Verifications:

  • Performing patient level benefits verifications as applicable for all major medical and pharmacy benefits plans.
  • Completion of the template forms that provide patient level benefits Coverage Determination Summary.
  • Coordination of prior authorizations based on payer guidelines and in compliance with law, regulation or guidance.
Patient Assistance:

  • Review of patient assistance enrollment forms and any supporting documentation to assess patient eligibility for participation as per SOPs and program guidelines.
  • Determination of patient’s eligibility based upon program criteria for qualification.
  • Communicating the patient’s eligibility to the patient, healthcare provider, and/or consignment pharmacy.
  • Answer and assist inbound callers through resolution utilizing answers to frequently asked questions or by warm transferring callers to other appropriate individuals.
Customer Service, Problem Solving, and more! 

  • Actively listen to each customer, assess needs, and respond with demonstrated patience and courtesy.
  • Review and identification of information that is missing and/or incorrect within program service requests/program applications.
  • Reporting of Adverse Events/ Product Complaint inquiries received in accordance with SOP and good manufacturer practices.
  • Provides timely feedback to the company regarding service failures or customer concerns
  • Effectively uses our internal technology platform, CORscend, to complete claims processing and keep workflows moving.
  • Communicate with key medical practice accounts, sales representatives regarding the status of cases. Provide consultative services where issues arise on how obstacles can be overcome to get patient on paid therapy.
  • Associates are expected to be patient focused and committed to providing the highest quality customer service all while maintaining a sense of compliance and commitment to abiding by company policies and procedures.

Qualifications & Additional Information:
  • Strongly prefer those in school working towards a Bachelor's Degree or recent college graduates
  • We are look for students or recent graduates that can work 30+ hours per week between the hours of 8AM - 8PM
  • This is a temporary position with the opportunity to interview for full-time in Spring of 2021
  • This is a position in professional healthcare services in an office based setting located in one of PharmaCord's three offices in the Greater Louisville area - some travel to these three offices for training may be necessary
  • This is not a remote opportunity and only available to those who live in the Greater Louisville (Southern IN) area

Once you land this position, you’ll get to enjoy:
  • A compassionate patient services-oriented environment
  • Benefits of a dynamic and growing organization
  • A challenging, hands on role that will have real impact on the business
  • Competitive hourly compensation

Any offer of employment is contingent on completion of a background check and drug screen to company standard. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
At PharmaCord, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. PharmaCord is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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