DocStation · Mar 4th 2019
Headquarters: Austin, TX URL: http://docstation.co
It’s no surprise that the American healthcare system is broken. Pharmacists are in a unique position to make an impact by becoming an even larger part of the patient care team. Not to mention that the traditional business model of dispensing pills to get paid is going the way of the dodo (thanks Amazon/PillPack). This episode of Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj does a great job of explaining some of what we're up against.
The path forward for pharmacists is Value Based Pharmacy and allowing pharmacists to provide an additional level of clinical care to patients.
Enter DocStation, a platform that makes it easy for pharmacists to transition away from dispensing pills to providing clinical care for patients. We built the platform with their workflow in mind as opposed to billing requirements, which plagues most of the industry/market. We’re also in a unique position because the majority of the tech innovation has happened at the Hospital/Health System level while pharmacy has been left in the stone age; which is a huge market opportunity as pharmacy starts to catch up.
We receive data from insurance claims on a daily, weekly, monthly cadence that we transform into patient profiles, medication lists, and insights in order to augment the clinical work that pharmacists are already doing. We have lots of data at our fingertips and we need you to help us make it even more actionable. It sounds cliché but this type of opportunity doesn’t come along very often.
As an early data engineer, you'll help us improve our processes for data intake, sanitization, and standardization within DocStation. Your vision will contribute to our architecture (node.js, python, react) and help us best utilize the data. You'll be responsible for helping maintain and advance core practices, from operational tasks like logging, monitoring, and alerting to how we collaborate as a team with pull-requests and code management.
You'll do phenomenal in this role if you have:
It's a plus if you also have:
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Why is now the right time for DocStation & Value Based Pharmacy?:
The American healthcare system is broken (watch this episode of Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj) and pharmacists are in a unique position to help take better care of patients while saving money in the process. Thankfully, the traditional business model of dispensing pills (how most people think of pharmacists) is going the way of the dodo due to razor thin margins (thanks Amazon/PillPack). Pharmacists are eager to increase the amount of clinical care they're providing and health plans/insurers are starting to recognize the value of that work.
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DocStation is a fully distributed company that offers a competitive salary and benefits.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
If digging through mountains of data and making it actionable in order to keep people healthy sounds exciting, please get in touch. We'd love to hear from you.