Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
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PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Policy and Procedure Development
Maintain up-to-date 340B policies and procedures to ensure 340B compliance.
Develop systems and processes to limit program liabilities.
Perform audits on a scheduled basis; may involve presenting and resolving reconciliation issues as they arise during the monitoring and reconciliation process.
Perform regular audits of contract pharmacies.
Ensure compliance with 340B Program requirements for qualified patients, drugs, and locations.
Using Excel or a comparable data management program, filter out non-eligible transactions, including, but not limited to, drugs used to treat patients during inpatient care, Medicaid patients, drugs provided free by manufacturers, those provided at non-eligible locations, or prescriptions written by non-eligible providers.
Evaluate patient eligibility for qualified and non-qualified patients in mixed-use areas and clinics by reviewing patient medical records, insurance plans, and, if applicable, hospital status.
Develop and foster working relationships with internal working counterparts (IT, internal audit, results, accounting, and others) to facilitate productive exchanges of information to improve program efficiency and promote program compliance. Provide data, information, and reports as needed for other business units within the organization.
Develop a thorough understanding of the 340B Program and improve the overall efficiency, value, and internal support of the 340B Program.
Assess opportunities for cost savings and system improvements to yield higher compliance.
Continue to build knowledge of the health care and pharmacy services industry, and use that knowledge to identify ways and make recommendations to improve the 340B Program.
Evaluate and implement cost savings opportunities.
Develop reports that can be used to educate staff and assist management in tracking the overall financial impact to the organization. Build other reports, as appropriate, to monitor and improve 340B Program compliance and performance.
Maintain copies of reports for compliance and audit purposes.
Collaborate with the Pharmacy, Compliance, and 340B Oversight council to develop monthly, quarterly, and yearly audit metrics.
Monitor, report, and analyze contract pharmacy 340B activities.
Review and refine monthly 340B cost savings reports detailing purchasing and replacement practices, as well as dispensing patterns.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, located on the Medical School Campus.
5 years of compliance experience.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion, and tact.
Ability to function effectively under tight deadlines and high volume.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks/requests/assignments and manage multiple priorities.
Ability to utilize computerized systems – accounting, word processing, e-mail, internet, etc.
Ability to maintain a detail-oriented workload.
Effective communication skills (written and verbal).
Ability to interact professionally with staff of federal government, sponsoring organizations, and with faculty and administrative staff at the University.
Equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field with 5 years of related experience.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G10.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
The hiring range for this position is $47,029 - $59,987 annually.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.