The UIC College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services seek a 340B Compliance Coordinator/Clinical Faculty/Clinical Pharmacist to join our team. The practice site for this is appointment is located in Ambulatory Pharmacy Services administration
The 340B Compliance Coordinator assists and supports the Senior Associate Director, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services, in maintaining compliance and program integrity for the 340B Program in accordance with departmental standards, pharmacy laws, as well as related state and federal regulations.
The 340B Compliance Coordinator will help to ensure that the Ambulatory Care Pharmacies maintain 340B Program compliance and the department is current on policies that will influence and shape practices. The Compliance Coordinator will provide a framework for adherence to relevant 340B regulations and establish a mechanism for preventing and/or reporting a breach in compliance by collaborating with an interdisciplinary team (both ambulatory and hospital).
The 340B Compliance Coordinator will provide ongoing staff education on 340B topics, is responsible for creating/updating the policies and procedures based upon current legislature/common practice and is responsible for presenting audit findings to committee members on a quarterly basis. Another responsibility is to be the subject matter expert to research and respond to 340B related questions asked by UI Health employees (pharmacy managers, finance team, purchasing team, etc.).
Clinical faculty responsibilities include the provision of didactic lectures and precepting entry level Doctor of Pharmacy students, PGY1 residents and PGY2 residents. Scholarly activities, including presentations and publications, are an expectation as well. Clinical Pharmacist responsibilities include nurse, physician, and pharmacy staff development and coordinating and conducting quality improvement projects
Candidates must be a graduate of an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy
Candidates must be licensed or eligible for Illinois licensure as a professional pharmacist
Two to four years of clinical and operations experience in ambulatory care pharmacy practice and thorough understanding of pharmacy workflow processes
Broad understanding of the 340B drug discount program required
Candidates must possess knowledge and skills such that they qualify for a non-tenured clinical faculty position with the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the UIC College of Pharmacy
Strong analytical and data management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Residency training or equivalent pharmacy practice experience
Knowledge of and experience in day to day operations of 340B program compliance, split billing software applications and optimization of program savings
Experience conducting audits and monitoring pharmaceutical purchasing practices to assure 340B compliance
For fullest consideration, candidates must submit a complete application by following the link below to the University's online application system by October 30, 2020.
A letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae must be attached to the online application. In addition, e-mail contact information for three professional references must be entered directly into the online application.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899
Internal Number: Job ID #137681
About University of Illinois/UI Health
The Ambulatory Pharmacy Services department supports the teaching and research mission of the College of Pharmacy. The pharmacy staff works in cooperation with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to ensure the delivery of appropriate drug therapy and to provide direct patient care and education.
Clinical Pharmacy Services
In addition to our pharmacies, specially trained clinical pharmacists are available in many of our outpatient clinics. They work alongside physicians, providing guidance in selecting proper drug therapies, in addition to providing education on disease management and medication use.
The pharmacy also provides services to UI Health's affiliated sites, Mile Square Health Centers, which are conveniently located in our service area's neighborhoods. Our pharmacies are composed of faculty and staff who are teachers, scholars, and/or practitioners.