This position functions in a support capacity for the Pharmacy 340b Program Director and 340b Covered Entities to provide information, analysis and recommendations for management and compliance activities supporting the pharmacy adherence to all requirements of the 340b program. This position works with operations on reasonable and logical solutions in order to accomplish compliance. This entails planning, design, implementation and maintenance of the system 340b program including related policies, procedures and processes. This role involves investigating, responding, and reporting accurate data related to split billing and contract pharmacy and serves as an organizational resource for acute and contract pharmacy employees and facility Authorizing Officials.
Provides guidance and analysis of 340b/WAC/GPO purchasing at 340b Covered Entities within Banner Health (DSH, CAH, etc.).
Conducts on-site and table top audits, document reviews and interviews to ascertain facility compliance with standards, rules and regulations. Identifies and assesses areas of compliance risk. Documents findings and recommendations and prepares timely audit reports. Supports development and monitors completion of facility plans of correction.
Reviews, evaluates and assists in the development and implementation of system policies, procedures and guidelines as they relate to the 340b program.
Serves as a subject matter expert on internal and external standards. Provides education to address regulatory changes and gaps in regulatory compliance. Provides guidance and ongoing support to ensure understanding of 340b requirements.
Prepares, analyzes and reports compliance. Recommends improvement strategies and assists with the resolution of issues identified.
Maintains regulatory expertise by participating in continuing education opportunities, reviewing professional publications and attending educational workshops.
Requires pharmacy technician licensure in the state of practice (where applicable). Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification required.
Must demonstrate 5+ years of hospital and/or retail pharmacy experience or in depth knowledge of pharmacy operations. Must possess good organizational, problem solving and computer skills. Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills. Must have knowledge of computer software, particularly medication management information system software, and Microsoft applications. Must possess a valid driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy and be able to travel.
Ability to utilize pharmacy information system and vendor software effectively. Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills. Familiarity with pharmacy operations and regulatory compliance. Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 253516
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