A position in a Banner Health pharmacy is one you can look forward to. Join an engaging environment of full service, high technology and experience a wide variety of responsibilities. You'll also see how important a pharmacy job is to our ability to make life easier for our patients. Come enjoy great challenges and build both your knowledge of the field and your analytical skills.
Bring your passion for attention to detail and problem solving to our mission of using facility based 340B programs to extend the care provided to our local communities. As a 340B Analyst you will be part of a growing program on the forefront 340B program management. Banner Pharmacy Service's 340B Program team is proud to be responsible for one of the largest 340B system programs in the nation encompassing twenty-two 340B facilities with multiple Child Sites and Contract Pharmacies. Our programs range from programs at 25 bed Critical Access facilities to ones at Academic Medical Centers with dozens of Child Sites and Contract Pharmacies. We are on the cutting edge of program optimization utilizing new technologies and auditing practices to increase both compliance and program opportunities that allow extension of the care provided to underserviced populations. We empower our facilities to provide more care directly to the patients who need it the most.
As a Pharmacy Services 340B Analyst, you will compile and assesses financial data across the pharmacy enterprise to support strategic service line growth and development with a special focus on the contract pharmacy aspect of Banner's 340B program. You will assists pharmacy leadership in managing 340B Drug Discount Program through regular compliance auditing, provider list updates, and software management. Apply systems analysis techniques and procedures, including consulting with users to determine system functional specifications. Maintain accurate records, through multiple databases, which report the success of the programs. Routinely communicate successes to the customers and the Pharmacy Leadership team. This is a M-F day position working remote.
Banner Pharmacy Services division provides excellent patient care across our entire continuum through convenient access, improved medication outcomes and innovative pharmacy practices. Banner Pharmacy Services will be recognized nationally as a clinical leader and trusted partner in proactively providing innovative pharmacy services through excellence in integration, care coordination, medication management and service to make a difference in people's lives. Banner is expanding its focus from being a hospital company to a clinical quality company focused on population health management. Clinical Pharmacy Services are also included in this robust new service line and are responsible for the management of the Banner formulary, development of standardized system wide clinical pharmacy services, and management of adverse drug event preventions. Clinical Pharmacy Services provides collaborative drug therapy management and educational interventions in patient care to optimize medication therapy, improve outcomes, promote wellness, and disease prevention.
POSITION SUMMARY 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.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Provides guidance and analysis of 340b/WAC/GPO purchasing at 340b Covered Entities within Banner Health (DSH, CAH, etc.).
2. 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.
3. Reviews, evaluates and assists in the development and implementation of system policies, procedures and guidelines as they relate to the 340b program.
4. 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.
5. Prepares, analyzes and reports compliance. Recommends improvement strategies and assists with the resolution of issues identified.
6. Maintains regulatory expertise by participating in continuing education opportunities, reviewing professional publications and attending educational workshops.
7. This position has multi-facility responsibilities, as well as involvement in system-wide regulatory activities. Internal customers include: leaders, physicians and all staff engaged in preparation, dispensing, ordering or administration of medications. External customers include: public regulatory bodies, surveyors and state and federal agencies.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
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.
What might draw you to Banner Health? A great health care career, of course—and a great place to live, no matter what stage of life you’re in. With facilities across the West, there is a health care career for everyone, from big city living in the Phoenix area to friendly small towns in the mountains and plains. As one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, Banner Health offers both the stability that comes with success and the possibility of exploring new areas of the country. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages:
Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health.
Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible.
The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path.
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.