Data Entry Coordinator in Mount Prospect, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

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Job #:  842909

Apex Systems, the nation's 2nd largest IT Staffing Firm, is supporting an opportunity for Data Entry Specialist for our pharmaceutical cIient in Mt. Prospect, IL. This 3+ Month Contract opportunity offers competitive pay along with benefits. If interested, please send your updated resume and best method of contact to Lauren at

Position Summary: This position is responsible for collecting and entering patient demographics, payer information and therapy information for new patients referred to the Specialty Pharmacy. This position will interact with referral sources to initiate the new referral process. This position may also participate as an auditor in quality initiatives, including continuous quality improvement, within the department.

8 hrs a day. First 10 days 8am-4:30pm to align with training but candidates must be flexible to work any shifts from 730am -730pm after the initial training


  • Receives new referrals via phone, fax, the Internet or any other option available to our customers
  • Enters patient demographics, payer information and therapy information into our system
  • Assists with enrollment of new patient information into the participant referral tracking system including diagnosis, demographics, payor information, etc.;
  • Maintains corporate database of physicians where licenses to practice medicine have been verified
  • Verify licensure of new physicians referring patients to the Specialty Pharmacy
  • Places outbound calls to gather additional patient, payer or prescriber information
  • Sends receipt acknowledgements to physicians for referrals across all therapy lines
  • Processes Internet requests for new enrollments and/or therapy refill requests
  • Assists with the training of new/seasonal staff on job function


  • 1 year experience was performing data entry as a primary role
  • Ability to type 10,000 keystrokes/hour or 60 wpm
  • Proven track record of accuracy
  • Extreme attention to detail and problem-solving.
  • Must have six months experience working with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook