ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), announced today that it is opening a new pharmacy resource center in Albuquerque. Prime will be hiring 40 new pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and supervisors who will be responsible for member counseling and outreach on medications received through PrimeMail, Prime's home-delivery pharmacy. An additional 40 pharmacists and technicians will also be hired to process prescriptions for Prime's members. The new staff members will join the company in anticipation of new business from health care exchanges.
"The hiring of 80 additional professionals at Prime's Albuquerque facility demonstrates Prime's investment in ensuring every member experience is superior," said Duane Barnes, senior vice president, consumer delivery at Prime. "It also demonstrates our satisfaction in the quality, skilled workforce that Albuquerque offers."
Prime currently employs nearly 300 professionals in its Albuquerque location.
Prime is seeking to fill these positions immediately, with start dates as early as September 9. All job openings at the Albuquerque facility are posted on the Prime Careers website.
About Prime TherapeuticsPrime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) helps people get the medicine they need to feel better and live well. Prime manages pharmacy benefits for health plans, employers, and government programs including Medicare and Medicaid. The company processes claims and delivers medicine to members, offering clinical services for people with complex medical conditions. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., Prime serves more than 21 million people. It is collectively owned by 13 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, subsidiaries or affiliates of those plans. Prime has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation.
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