Prescription Access Eligibility Counselor

Hope Dispensary of the Southern Tier

Long-Term Project

Date and Location
03/01/2013 - 12/31/2015
Days of Work: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s) of Day: Morning, Afternoon
Address: 477 State St.
Binghamton, NY 13901

Project Details
Project Category: Internship, Service (Unpaid)
Weekly Hours: 16-20
People Needed: 1-2
Seeking: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Project Description

Our organization provides free prescription medication to the uninsured and underinsured. This position involves conducting face-to-face interviews with clients to determine their eligibility for our medications, prescription assistance programs through pharmaceutical companies, state funded insurance programs (Medicaid, Family Health Plus, Child Health Plus) as well as the local hospitals' financial assistance programs. The position also includes processing prescription assitance programs, obtaining orders from physician offices and interacting with pharmaceutical companies. Other aspects of this position include some crisis intervention, linking clients with local agencies and resources and advocacy. Necessary skills include compassion, good interpersonal skills, organizational skills, advocacy and data entry.

Training Required: YES (On site training provided)
Immunization Proof: YES
Application Needed: NO

Project Contact Information
Project Contact

Contact Name
Dawn Desorcie (LMSW)


607-584-9376 ext 2

Additional Contact

Contact Name
Stacey Tripp (RPH)


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Hope Dispensary of the Southern Tier

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