Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Program Director - 340B in Mission Hills, California
Providence is calling a Pharmacy Program Director - 340B
in Torrance or Irvine CA.
*Limited local travel to our ministries located the in San Fernando Valley, South Bay and Orange County
We are seeking a Pharmacy Program Director - 340B who will oversee all aspects of the California Region 340B program including compliance, program expansion and financial reporting. Provide operational accountability, management, and process development of the 340B program to ensure optimal operational performance in compliance with legal, regulatory, and financial standards.
Perform ongoing analysis and audits of the program and data validation to ensure accurate and optimal performance. Manage drug manufacturing accounts and ensure proper inventory flow related to the program. Manage staff related to the program and coordinate operational efforts from supporting departments. Participate in development and roll out of Specialty Pharmacy network.
The 340B Program Director will work with the qualified 340B ministries in the region to optimize compliant purchasing for medications from the 340 program. The director will be responsible for assisting facilities qualified for the federal 340B purchasing program to develop business plans to prioritize and implement programs related to long-term care, facility owned retail pharmacy, employee prescription program development and contract pharmacy agreements, and pharmacotherapy clinics (PTCs).
In this position you will:
Ensure policies and procedures are implemented according to PSJH, regional, national, state and federal guidelines and approved by PSJH Legal
Ensure that audits follow current regulatory compliance recommendations and are completed at the facility level
Ensure that 340B program specialists (managers) are able to complete evaluations of gaps at the facility level and assist in providing the tools necessary to be compliant with the 340B program
Global transaction and volume reconciliation.
Evaluate covered entity reconciliation at the contract pharmacy, covered entity, and wholesaler levels
Report – Ensure reporting meets PSJH, regional, state, and federal guidelines
Participate in projects, councils, and special initiatives related to 340B, compliance, auditing functions, vendor selection, and medication management
Keep abreast of regulations, trends, and issues pertaining to the 340B program
Provide expertise to staff and participants with the 340B program regarding ongoing compliance with the 340B program
Conduct 340B Program training for staff and continues to modify training materials on an as-needed basis depending on changes to the program at the federal, state, and/or local levels
Provide training and technical assistance to health system sites and contract pharmacies
Develop and maintain internal relationships (accounting, legal, national) and external relationships (wholesalers, manufacturers, contract pharmacies, splitter software vendor, Employee Benefit Pharmacy Benefits Manager (PBM) and Third Party Administrator (TPA) vender as needed)
Oversight of Regional 340B Program Specialists (Managers)
Perform scheduled auditing of drugs ordered and dispensed, comparing and reconciling reports from contract pharmacies and drug wholesaler in regards to splitter software and contract pharmacy
Perform compliance audits, reviews program reports for regulatory adherence, and reports same to program stakeholders and senior/corporate leadership
Collaborate with department leadership to improve or enhance 340B service offerings
Actively manage and deliver on leadership expectations around project activities, timeline, deliverables, and outcomes
Other duties as required
Must be able to travel by a variety of modes of efficient transportation to all PSJH sites within scope of assignment
Board of Pharmacy registered with Graduate training in a College of Pharmacy (M.S. or Doctor of Pharmacy)
Current CA Licensed Pharmacist
3 years Hospital pharmacy operations experience
5 years of client facing experience in hospitals and health system administration and/or consulting advisory role
Experience with pharmacy billing and EMRs
Experience with pharmacy systems and in-depth knowledge of analytics requirements
Comprehensive knowledge of pharmacy practices and knowledge of 340B program
Solid understanding of auditing standards, techniques, and procedures
Solid understanding of financial concepts
Knowledge of the issues, trends, and challenges presented by participation in the 340B program
Knowledge of regulatory and compliance requirements presented by participation in the 340 program
Knowledge of pharmaceutical databases (Orange book, FDA orphan Drug lists)
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and partnerships with local agencies
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Time management and organizational skills
Proficient with MS Office(Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Access, Project) and Internet navigation
Consistently demonstrates ability to respond to changing priorities and situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs
Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail
Strong communication skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
ASHP approved Pharmacy residency
About the ministry you will serve :
Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. Hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Leadership
Location: California-Mission Hills
Req ID: 260170