Health Network 340B Coordinator in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 7/24/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/24/2020

Job Description

The Health Network 340b Coordinator will be responsible for Managing the day to day operations of the 340b program across PHMC. The successful candidate will serve as the covered entity’s compliance expert on 340B program details, policies and procedures. They are responsible for completing 340B audits, maintaining eligible prescriber lists, educating staff and patients on the 340b program and more. This is a full-time position reporting to the Health Network Strategy and Specials Projects Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the covered entity’s compliance expert on 340B Program details, policies, and procedures.
  • Provides expertise with the 340B Program to staff and participants regarding ongoing compliance.

  • Develops and maintains internal relationships and external relationships (wholesalers, manufacturers, contract pharmacies, and third-party administrator [TPA] vendors) as needed.

  • Actively engages with senior leadership and participates in decision-making processes related to the implementation of new 340B processes.

  • Ensures that policies and procedures are developed, implemented, and maintained according to organizational, regional, national, state, and federal requirements and guidelines and are approved by the institution’s legal department

  • Provides ongoing training, education, and communication required for the 340B Program at the organization

  • Develops training/competency materials for all employees who work with the 340B Program.

  • Regularly communicates with all staff involved with the 340B Program to be sure that processes remain efficient and to address any problems or suggestions for improvement

  • Monitors and assesses 340B guidance and/or rule changes, including, but not limited to HRSA/OPA rules and Medicaid changes. Attends regular 340B trainings and shares lessons and hot topics with staff.

  • Responsible for ensuring that the annual HRSA recertification is completed accurately and within the allowable time frame.

  • Responsible for ensuring that the HRSA 340B OPAIS is accurate for all organization entities.

  • Responsible for ensuring registration of any new associated sites are within the allowable time frame

  • Develops, executes, and documents self-audits of the 340B process. Coordinates and ensures remediation of findings.

  • Conducts and/or coordinates an annual audit of all contract pharmacies. Documents results and follow-up on any findings.

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management, compliance review, and operations of clinic-administered medications in eligible locations, outpatient prescriptions fulfilled by an owned pharmacy, and outpatient prescriptions fulfilled by a contract 340B pharmacy

  • Performs 340B purchasing and utilization audits or compliance assessments internally, at least quarterly and as needed.

  • Serves as the point person and coordinator for all audits. Coordinates all requests and responses.

  • Maintains a current state of “audit readiness.”

  • Oversees the 340B contract pharmacy marketing program to attract and retain qualified retail pharmacy contracts and serve eligible patients.

Skills:

  • Understand the principles of community health care and service to special populations
  • Ability to travel between worksites as needed
  • Must demonstrate strategic thinking as well as project management activities and a willingness to lead initiatives through implementation
  • Ability to effectively and professionally articulate information verbally and in writing
  • Advanced proficiency using a computer and conducting internet research. Experience using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines, work independently, and maintain timely, detailed and accurate records
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively at both detail and big-picture levels and to drive initiatives forward
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with providers, support staff, and administration and to work effectively as part of a team.

Experience:

  • 2+ years recent experience working with a 340b program
  • Experience working in federally qualified health center or similar grantee-type preferred
  • Project management experience preferred

Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree preferred in health care administration or related field

Salary:

  • Commensurate with education and experience.
  • Grade 18