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Program Manager Pharmacy 340B Job
PeaceHealth | Vancouver, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 151012

PeaceHealth is seeking a Program Manager for 340(b) Pharmacy

PeaceHealth will empower you to practice at the top of your skill set in a mission driven healthcare organization!

In this role, the candidate will serve as primary internal and external program liaison for all 340B-related matters.  Manage all aspects of the 340(b) Program across PeaceHealth. Ensure compliance with regulations related to the 340(b) drug pricing program.  Collaborates with Finance.  Assist in the budget planning process; participates in the analysis and interpretations of 340(b) pricing trends, and the impact of new legislation. Responsible for operational performance, quality, service environment and regulatory compliance.  Receives assignment in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. 

Job requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS/PharmD degree. M.S., M.H.A., or M.B.A. preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of experience as a licensed pharmacist.
  • Minimum of three years of 340B program experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of retail pharmacy pricing, inventory and billing systems.
  • Currently licensed or able to obtain Registered Pharmacist license to practice pharmacy in the state in which caregiver will be working.340B program responsibilities experience or a minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting and familiarity with retail pharmacy terms and processes (or equivalent education or experience) required.

     

Vancouver, Washington - a city with much to offer visitors and residents alike- is located just across the river from Portland, Oregon.  We enjoy a mild climate and just to the North and East, beautiful scenic views and countless outdoor recreational opportunities.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the  Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers

For more information or to apply online: http://jobs.peacehealth.org and search Job ID# 151012 or email Denise Etchison,  Pharmacy Recruiter, DEtchison@peacehealth.org

Thank you for interest!

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsible for the day-to-day management, compliance review, 340B relevant workflow and operations of clinic-administered medications in eligible locations, mixed-use areas managed by split-billing software, outpatient prescriptions fulfilled by an owned pharmacy, and outpatient prescriptions fulfilled by a contract 340B pharmacy.

Serves as primary internal and external program liaison for all 340B-related matters.

Serves as the institutional “compliance expert or authority” on 340B regarding program details, policies, and procedures of the virtual inventory processes required for mixed-use areas.

Analyzes appropriateness of drug utilization in 340B eligible areas of the organization and makes recommendations for optimization of product selection and charge capture for 340B eligible medications.

Provides oversight and leadership on establishing individual contracts with manufacturers as needed to remain compliant with GPO exclusion restrictions.

Establishes and maintains consistent policies and procedures for 340B that ensure productivity and efficiency so that long-term management of the program does not hamper operations or create unnecessary costs. Develops and modifies 340B policies in accordance with state, federal, and system program requirements.

Provides oversight and day-to-day management for review of appropriate billing units, doses given, charge capture and documentation through the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and mapping of appropriate dosage forms and units for medications administered to 340B eligible patients.

Provides oversight and leadership for the 340B program. Coordinates the organization’s 340B oversight team, which will include representation from pharmacy, legal, compliance, finance, and senior administration.

Develops and maintains internal relationships (accounting, legal, national) and external relationships (wholesalers, manufacturers, contract pharmacies, split-billing software vendors, employee benefit pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs), and third-party administrator (TPA) vendors) as needed

Actively engages with senior leadership and participates in decision-making processes related to the implementation of new 340B processes.

Develops and maintains compliance audit program.

Contributes processes and materials to promote programs or support the goals of the department and institution.

Ensures that policies and procedures are developed and implemented according to organizational, regional, national, state, and federal requirements and guidelines and are approved by the institution’s legal department.

Acts as a liaison to the department of pharmacy and regional facilities as well as with the organization’s purchasing office.

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise stated)

education:

Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS/PharmD degree.

M.S., M.H.A., or M.B.A. preferred.

experience/training:

Minimum of three years of experience as a licensed pharmacist.

Minimum of three years of 340B program experience.

Demonstrated knowledge of retail pharmacy pricing, inventory and billing systems.

license/certification:

Currently licensed or able to obtain Registered Pharmacist license to practice pharmacy in the state in which caregiver will be working.

other skills:

Ability to deliver financial results for areas of accountability.

Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

Strong customer service skills.

Ability to prioritize and coordinate with others to meet team goals.

Ability to read and apply regulatory compliance guidelines.

Computer skills to include data entry and data analysis.

Strong attention to detail.

Working knowledge of pharmacy practices and inventory control of pharmaceuticals preferred.

Good mathematical skills

Knowledge of 340B administrative software preferred.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Vancouver, WA, Shared Services Center (802)
Job Category:  Pharmacy
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $DOE, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Pharmacist - Washington

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

~KLM~

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Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || Pharmacy || Full Time || QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

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About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

This company profile was created by AfterCollege and is about PeaceHealth. This page is not endorsed by or affiliated with PeaceHealth. For questions regarding company profiles, please email: care@aftercollege.com.