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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Pharmacy 340B Coordinator in Westwood, Massachusetts

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Pharmacy 340B Coordinator

Department Description:* We are offering a $2,000.00 sign on bonus!

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care.

We are currently seeking talented individuals to join our team in Pharmacy Data Analytics! Working for this particular job is hybrid where, at times, you may be required to work on site after training is completed. Our pharmacy is located in Westwood, MA.

MUST be both certified AND registered as a pharmacy technician to be considered.


• Sign on bonuses are paid out in two payments. You will receive your first payment (half of the total amount) within the first 30 days of employment and is subject to applicable taxes. You will receive the second payment (remaining balance) at six (6) months following your start date and is subject to applicable taxes.

• Full time status at BIDMC is considered for schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per week; part time status is 20 to 29 hours per week. Please note, per diem employees are not eligible for sign on bonuses.

• Current and Former BILH candidates - restrictions apply. BIDMC Internal employees or employees within the BILH system are not eligible for the bonus or if you have been employed by a BILH entity within the last 12 months.

• Please note, sign on bonuses are subject to change based on the organization’s hiring needs and will be determined by Talent Acquisition on an ongoing basis. BILH/BIDMC Talent Acquisition reserves the right to change sign on bonus eligible jobs and amounts at any time.

Job Location:Westwood, Massachusetts

Req ID:46753BR

Job Summary:This position will collaborate with Contract Pharmacy, Third Party Administrators, Drug Wholesalers, Accounting, and IT departments on issues related to the 340B program. Reconcile 340B invoices for contracted pharmacies to ensure payments are properly allocated to corresponding cost centers. Assure that weekly audits and purchase checks are reviewed and completed in accordance with the 340B Policies of the Pharmacy Department, reporting issues as appropriate. You must have the ability to navigate through EMR (electronic medical record) and various third party portal systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Operational oversight of assigned 340B Contract Pharmacy programs (various companies and number of locations).

  • Oversee and administer the AP Process in accordance with good accounting principles. Dozens of invoices to be processed weekly. Invoices must be verified against claims accumulations, must be tagged with the proper account numbers and cost centers, signed by appropriate administrator, and submitted timely to BIDMC AP for payment by check or electronically.

  • Review new information related to 340B. Sign up for webinars hosted by, but not limited to, Apexus, 340B Health and HRSA that are related to 340B. Attend yearly conferences as required.

  • Work with Pharmaceutical Wholesalers to verify 340B drug pricing and address purchasing barriers.

  • May perform other duties as needed by the department and are not limited to the above position description.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • License Mass Registered Pharmacy Tech required., and Registration Pharmacy Technician Trainee required., and Certificate 1 EXCPT required., or Certificate 2 Pharm Tech Cert Board required.

  • 1-3 years related work experience required in Pharmacy.

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pharmacy technician experience, pharmacy purchasing or inventory management in a hospital or clinic. Exceptional database and spreadsheet knowledge, proficient in math, pharmacy calculations and use of excel formulas.

  • Experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.

  • Experience with 340B program regulatory and billing/coding compliance, project management.

Competencies:

  • Decision Making:Ability to make decisions that are based on specific instructions, standard practices and established procedures which generally require little or no supervision.

  • Problem Solving:Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.

  • Independence of Action:Ability to set goals and determines how to accomplish defined results with some guidelines. Manager/Director provides broad guidance and overall direction.

  • Written Communications:Ability to read, and write in English in order to understand basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively with patients, families and other medical center staff; and respond to basic questions.

  • Oral Communications:Ability to understand spoken English in order to follow basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively in basic English with patients, families and medical center staff in response to routine questions.

  • Knowledge:Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  • Team Work:Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the operations of one or more departments.

  • Customer Service:Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and respond to requests in a timely and respectful manner.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus

EOE Statement

BIDMC is EOE M/F/VET/DISABILITY/GENDER IDENTITY/SEXUAL ORIENTATION

Vaccines

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. BILH requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

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