Provides oversight and leadership from the Department of Pharmacy for the 340B program. Will help lead and assist the organization’s 340B Steering Committee which will include representation from pharmacy, legal, compliance, finance, and senior administration.
Develops and modifies 340B policies in accordance with state, federal, and system program requirements.
Attends regular 340B trainings and shares learnings with staff.
Provides ongoing training, education, and communication required for the 340B program. Develops training and competency materials for all staff and leaders who work with the 340B program.
Regularly communicates with all staff involved with the 340B program to be sure that processes remain efficient and to address any problems, concerns, or suggestions for improvement.
Responsible for ensuring annual HRSA recertification is completed within the allowable timeframe, registration of child sites is done in allowable time frame, and accuracy of the information supplied to the database is accurate.
Maintains 340B software integrity and reviews applicable reports to identify areas for improvement.
Performs thorough reviews of 340B pricing to search for and quickly address costly changes and optimizes purchasing practices.
Establishes a routine approach to updating the CDM/crosswalk for new products and product changes to ensure both the accuracy of the utilization report and the efficiency and accuracy of the charge process.
Tracks and reports program savings on a regular basis; communicates to the leadership team on an ongoing basis and constructs appropriate financial metrics to assess areas of improvement.
Monitors purchasing records for each 340B participant; clearly documents utilization savings, problem areas and exceptions or discrepancies. Relays results to pharmacy leadership and administration.
Coordinates monthly financial reporting and analysis, including, but not limited to, metric reporting, scorecards, and variance analysis and reporting.
Evaluates current and future contract pharmacy opportunities, including contract language, fee structure, data setup, and internal and independent external auditing.
Works with Legal Department to resolve compliance issues with manufacturers.
Develops, executes and documents self-audits of the 340B process in conjunction with the compliance department. Coordinates and ensures remediation of findings.
Serves as the point person and coordinator for all audits. Coordinates all requests and responses. Maintains a current state of “audit readiness.
Attends all mandatory continuing education programs to meet requirements for OSHA, TJC, Certification, etc.; maintains OSHA safety standards; maintains a safe work environment. (4205)
During downtimes, help with staffing under the direction of the Senior Technician.
Various other duties or assignments as deemed necessary under the supervision of the Pharmacy Director or Senior Pharmacy Technician.
Lift 20lbs maximum, with frequent lifting/carrying of items up to 10lbs.
Extensive or prolonged standing/walking
Frequent stooping, bending, reaching or crouching
Frequent speaking in person, on the phone or in public
Grasping, pinching, or finger manipulation
High School graduate or equivalent required
Previous Pharmacy Technician experience preferred
Previous hospital experience preferred
Required to be Certified Pharmacy Technician with Ohio Board of Pharmacy (PTCB or ExCPT), or certified within one year of hire date
Apexus 340b University Training (Must be completed with 6 months of hire)
Experience with pharmaceutical purchasing
Work Experience with 340B program is preferred, including split billing software experience
Excellent computer skills and knowledge of computer software, including Microsoft Office
Strong understanding of pharmaceutical procurement laws, regulations, policies, and procedures
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work independently
Location: Canton-Cuyahoga Corporations · Pharmacy
Schedule: Full Time, DAY, M-F 8A-430P