Terry Seligman, CEO of Navitus Healthiness Solutions.
Navitus Healthiness Solutions, a Madison, Wisconsin-based pharmacy reward manager, is opening a neighborhood office in Phoenix, along with strategies to hire 70.
Jokake Construction is the general contractor on the $2 million, 22,000-square-foot project near Loop 101 and 56th Street, along with is expected to be open in June. Architect is Potter Lawson Inc., including Evolution Design Inc.
For the many part, the 70 placements called for to staff the neighborhood office will certainly be clinical staff, such as pharmacists and technicians, and those that assist them, said Navitus CEO Terry Seligman. There likewise will certainly be a requirement for account management and services, some short article technology positions, also as marketing and sales staff, and a restricted variety of call focus positions, he said.
Founded in 2003, Navitus employs nearly 500 people in Wisconsin and Texas, processing much more compared to $2 billion in pharmacy claims for 4.2 million members.
In the fall of 2013, Navitus built a 70,000-square-foot office in Appleton, Wisconsin, yet that building is nearly full, which means Navitus will certainly include on to that building soon, and hire much more people to staff it. Plus, the office it opened in Austin in 2012 will certainly requirement much more space and staff soon.
Seligman said the firm has actually seen a great deal of stable growth in the Phoenix market, also as in California, Oregon and Washington, which the brand-new Phoenix office will certainly serve.
He said the Phoenix amenities and labor pool were two of the reasons the firm chose the Phoenix market.
“It gave us an opportunity to hire some quite talented and excellent people as well,” he said.
The firm will certainly not operate a mail order facility, such as the one operated by Express Scripts Inc. in Tempe, he said. At the very least not initially.
“We’re not a mail order facility,” he said. “We do usage mail service, yet not in Arizona at this point in time. We usually contract for that ideal now, actually. I won’t say we won’t create someday that ability in that market about specialty pharmacy capabilities, yet At the very least that’s not the strategy starting up.”
Angela Gonzales covers health, biotech and education.