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Pharmacy Technician/340B Analyst

Cherokee, IA

Pharmacy Technician/340B Analyst

DEPARTMENT:  Pharmacy

 

RESPONSIBLE TO: Pharmacy Manager

 

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for analyzing and trending data, performing audits, preparing graphs and reports for compliance and clients, inventory replenishment and reconciliation, profitability, reporting, communication with contract pharmacies, and other duties as necessary to ensure success of the 340B program. Perform duties of pharmacy technician as required.

 

SCHEDULE: Full-time Benefited, 40 hours weekly

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint (Intermediate level) and Internet navigation.
  2. Experience in analyzing data and resolving issues with minimal supervision.
  3. Experience in analyzing and reporting data to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
  4. Must be self-motivated with an ability to work well with others.
  5. Strong problem solving abilities, attention to detail, and the ability to multitask.
  6. Experience developing and delivering data reports to audiences.
  7. Knowledge of the healthcare industry, including pharmacy, hospital, clinic, PBM and 340B.
  8. Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1 year experience OR High School Diploma and at least 3 years of experience with pharmacy/340B
  9. Successfully passing CPhT certification through PTCB or ICPT within 1 year of starting in the pharmacy.
  10. Complete required 340B training online and in person in a timely manner.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  1. Prolonged computer screen time.
  2. Near Acuity: ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less
  3. Must successfully pass CRMC pre-employment Health Assessment
  4. Exposure to hazardous pharmaceuticals with appropriate personal protective equipment.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

340B Analyst

  1. Utilize third party administrator website to print invoices and reports to perform analysis and audits by downloading files using Excel spreadsheets and printing necessary information.
  2. Perform analysis, audits and research to meet the necessary components of 340B compliance.
  3. Present results in Excel, Word, or PowerPoint format with necessary graphs and compliance documentation.
  4. Keep accurate and detailed records of all analysis.
  5. Research discrepancies and determine action plans to prevent further issues.
  6. Analyze and track contract pharmacy negative accumulations and other compliance issues and make recommendations as needed.
  7. Identify optimization opportunities for contract pharmacies.
  8. Develop and foster working relationships to facilitate productive exchanges of information with Cherokee Regional Medical Center employees and clients.
  9. Develop thorough understanding of the 340B program.  Strives to consistently improve the overall efficiency, profitability, and marketability of the 340B complete program.
  10. Stay up-to-date on 340B regulations and audits results from other entities.
  11. Perform client pharmacy specific program profitability analysis and make recommendations to improve program performance.
  12. Make recommendations for policy and procedure improvements and for goals and objectives for the 340B program. Champion changes as needed to improve.
  13. Interpret 340B results and data for other department and hospital personnel.
  14. Attend 340B related meetings as scheduled
  15. Ensures secure storage of all PHI material according to HIPAA policies.
  16. Participate in hospital projects and public relations programs, patient surveys, and community education as requested.
  17. Maintain professional growth and development.
  18. Promotes good intra and inter hospital communications and relationships at all times.
  19. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

Pharmacy Technician

  1. Basic understanding of USP 797 and USP 800 compounding guidelines and ability to compound both hazardous and non-hazardous sterile IV medications.
  2. Perform daily and monthly cleaning of the sterile compounding suite.
  3. Ability to utilize pharmacy computer systems to complete assigned tasks.
  4. Display basic knowledge of medication names and location within the pharmacy.  Knows how to appropriately account for dispersal of controlled medications.
  5. Assist at filling and preparing prescriptions for employees and hospice patients.
  6. Fulfill medication orders for other departments as needed and document charged appropriately.
  7. Maintain inventory of compounding suite supplies as needed.
  8. Monitor and document temperatures, pressures and humidity for pharmacy and compounding suite.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Status: Full Time

Category: Medical/Health

Occuaption: Pharmacy

Industry: Healthcare Services