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RX Protocol Nurse - Alamosa

RX Protocol Nurse - Alamosa

General Information

  • Job Region: San Luis Valley
  • City: Alamosa
  • Positions Available: 1 
  • Job Classification: Full Time
  • Hours per Week: 40/hrs 
  • Maximum Pay: Pay based on experience.
  • Pay Unit: Hourly

Job Description

Full-time position available in Alamosa. Primary responsibility of the position will be to assist medical providers by following a standard set of protocols for renewal of prescription medications. This includes responding to phone calls and questions from pharmacies and patients, reviewing medical record patient charts for prescription protocols for refill or denial of prescriptions based on these protocols. Recording criteria for medical provider to review and approve prescriptions, following up and keeping record of all prescriptions received. Prior authorizations through patient’s insurance company will be obtained when required and record of tracking system for all prescription denials and approvals will be kept. Must be team oriented and embrace the Patient Center Medical Home concept. Candidate must foster a culture of patient and family centered care, service, quality and safety excellence, while improving patient experience, employee experience and community relations.

Experience Needed/Requirements and Conditions

Qualified candidate must have intermediate knowledge and understanding of information technology associated with Electronic Health Records and demonstrate accuracy and high attention to detail. Current LPN or RN Colorado license is required and one year of clinic nursing experience. Bilingual skills preferred.

Drug Test Required: Yes 

Benefits

  • Paid Sick Days/Year: 12 
  • Paid Vacation Days/Year: 10 
  • Paid Holidays/Year: 8 
  • Health Insurance Available: Yes 

Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Employee Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

To apply for this position, please download the Application Form, fill it out, and return it along with your resume and cover letter to HR@vwhs.org. PLEASE do not click the orange application button.