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340B Program Analyst, Acute Care Pharmacy, M-F 8a-5p, Full-T

at Arkansas Childrens in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

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Time Type:

Full time

Department:

CC014250 Acute Care Pharmacy

Summary:

The 340B Program Analyst provides administrative support for the 340B Pharmacy program at Arkansas Children’s. This individual serves as a primary point of contact for compliance with HRSA and OPA regulations around 340B and works to ensure effective program operations. Serving as the primary subject matter expert, this position has responsibility for operations, audits, compliance and insight into the 340B program.

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Description

Job DescriptionPRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Actively works to ensure compliant operations for the 340B Pharmacy program.

Works with key stakeholders to analyze, monitor and support 340B program processes per federal agencies’ direction.

Works collaboratively to develop and review all required policies and procedures for the 340B program.

Audits processes, systems, and documentation of the 340B Pharmacy program to ensure compliance and reports any findings.

Actively monitors the 340B public policy landscape including proposed legislative and agency changes that affect Arkansas Children’s and proactively position the organization for success.

Proactively identifies risk and opportunities for improvement.

2. Operational oversight for 340B Pharmacy Program activities in collaboration with the pharmacy leadership team.

Works with the pharmacy purchasing team to develop and implement efficient and compliant purchasing workflows.

In collaboration with the pharmacy leadership, this role analyzes pharmacy data to ensure prescription capture externally and optimize purchasing decisions internally.

Educates and trains pharmacy personnel on critical 340B Pharmacy program workflows and mitigates compliance risks by establishing robust processes within the pharmacy.

Works with internal and external systems to ensure appropriate upkeep and maintenance of 340B information systems (i.e., TPA portals, data feeds, wholesaler reports).

3. Operational oversight and coordination of the 340B Pharmacy program with non-pharmacy stakeholders.

Works with key leaders in clinical areas to understand processes for medication wasting, medication administration and medication prescribing to ensure compliance and tracking of medication at a detailed level to maximize the full benefit of the 340B Pharmacy program.

Develops education and communication with non-pharmacy system leaders. To assist these leaders in identifying opportunities to expand or revise services by leveraging the 340B Pharmacy program.

Supports the 340B Pharmacy program oversight committee and serves as a key pharmacy representative to that group.

4. Works with hospital and pharmacy leaders to provide insight into the 340B Program’s performances and opportunities at Arkansas Children’s.

Identifies, tracks, and reports key performance indicators (KPIs) to evaluate the effectiveness of 340B program operations.

Analyzes data to identify opportunities for program expansion and optimization.

Looks for opportunities to leverage 340B Pharmacy program drug pricing within existing and new programs across the care continuum.

Stays informed of state and national policy changes that could impact 340B Pharmacy program’s value to Arkansas Children’s.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Required – Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university , or Or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Required – 3 years total experience required, which includes 3 years of health care experience

Preferred – 2 years 340B program experince. experience preferred

CERTIFICATION / LICENSE / REGISTRY REQUIREMENTS

This position has no Certification/License/Registry requirements

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Required – Excellent communication and people skills.

Required – Attention to detail, ability to supervise and precept, work well with others.

Required – Decision making and strong organizational skills.

Required – Computer literacy.

Preferred – Works well independently and functions in a fast paced work environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-This position has no lifting/pushing/pulling weight requirements specified-

Noise Level-Noise Level-Quiet

Physical Activity-Climb or balance-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Reach with hands and arms-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Sit-Frequently

Physical Activity-Stand-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Talk or hear-Frequently

Physical Activity-Taste or smell-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Use hands to touch, handle, or feel-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Walk-Occasionally

Physical Environment-Inside Office Environment / conditions-Frequently

Safety Sensitivity-This position has been designated as safety sensitive.-Required

Arkansas Children’s is the only health system in the state solely dedicated to caring for children, which allows our organization to uniquely shape the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas. Our system includes two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, a foundation, and several clinics across the state. For more than a century, Arkansas Children’s has continuously evolved to meet the unique needs of the children of Arkansas and beyond.

Our team members are focused on fulfilling a promise to define and deliver unprecedented child health. We are also united by a mission: We champion children to make them better today and healthier tomorrow.

Arkansas Children’s Hospital is among the elite 6 percent of hospitals globally that have Magnet Status (https://www.archildrens.org/about-us/magnet-recognition) . Our health system includes a 336-bed hospital in Little Rock with the state’s only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center, burn center, Level 4 neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, a research institute, and nationally recognized transport service. We are nationally ranked by U.S. News World Report in four specialties: (2021-2022): Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Nephrology, Pulmonology and Urology.

A sister campus, Arkansas Children’s Northwest, opened in February 2018, bringing 233,613 square feet of inpatient beds, emergency care, clinic rooms and diagnostic services to children in that corner of the state.

Generous philanthropic and volunteer engagement has sustained Arkansas Children’s since it began as an orphanage in 1912, and today ensures the system can deliver on its promise of unprecedented child health.

Arkansas Children’s provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. Further, Arkansas Children’s will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

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Job Posting: JC193947991

Posted On: Oct 03, 2021

Updated On: Dec 01, 2021