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 Associate Director, you will be part of a growing program on the forefront of the 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 one 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 leader, 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 guide the corporate pharmacy 340B team, 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, your Corporate 340B team and the Covered Entity's Pharmacy 340B team.
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 is responsible for leading and overseeing the 340b Analyst personnel of Banner Pharmacy Services. Responsible for 340b Program activities, including analysis, monitoring, and reporting of 340b activities, leads growth of various components of the overall 340b Program including split billing and contract pharmacy activities. In a regulatory capacity, coordinates and assists in identifying and evaluating 340b issues and developing and implementing corrective actions across all 340b programs in the system. Works with various internal and external stakeholders to develop plans and priorities to achieve 340b program targets and address service and operational challenges. Serves as a resource on issues regarding 340b regulations, trends, and issues.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Manages professional or supervisory employees. Hires, trains, conducts performance reviews, and directs the workflow of designated staff.
2. Makes decisions within approved operating plans and objectives and within functional policies and precedents. May manage budget for large and/or complex projects or programs.
3. Sets direction and resolves problems. Resolves increasingly complex customer complaints or problems.
4. Interacts primarily with direct reports, supervisor, customers, peer managers, supervisor's peers, patients and physicians.
Advanced degree or equivalent working knowledge in the field of Pharmacy.
Requires active pharmacist licensure in good standing.
Significant technical and managerial experience, typically gained through five to seven years relevant experience. Must possess good organizational, problem solving and computer skills. Must have good written and verbal communication skills for interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and other contacts. Must have six years previous experience with 340b program management.
Must have knowledge of computer software, particularly medication management information system software, healthcare billing systems, Microsoft applications and automated dispensing systems.
Previous supervisory experience is preferred. In-depth knowledge of healthcare billing systems and 340b third party administrators is 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.