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City of Hope Pharmacy Technician-340B Analyst in Duarte, California

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

The 340 B program analyst will provide support to all activities related to the program including purchasing, training, audits, and other program support as needed. The analyst will ensure that the program meets program regulatory requirements including but not limited to HRSA. The analyst will plan and execute comprehensive program audits and provide reports to the 340B leadership for appropriate corrective actions.

Key Responsibilities include:

Policy and Procedure

  • Keep up to date with all 340B policies and procedures.

  • Update the enterprise polices to reflect any changes that can impact the program.

    Education

  • Complete annual 340B continuing education or competency requirement.

  • Expand professional development through classes, conferences, or certifications.

  • Provide accurate information/education to staff regarding policies and procedures related to inventory management and 340B procedures.

    Self-Audits

  • Be involved in all 340B Program audits.

  • Perform monitoring daily; may involve presenting and resolving reconciliation issues as they arise during the monitoring and reconciliation process.

  • Perform 100% claims eligibility monitoring for contract pharmacies.

  • Perform monthly self-audits of 340B pharmacy operations.

  • Perform monthly claims eligibility monitoring for hospital and retail settings.

  • Ensure compliance with 340B Program requirements for qualified patients, drugs, and locations.

  • Monitor and audit state Medicaid claims to ensure compliance to prevent potential duplicate discount violations.

  • 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.

  • Ensure that facilities maintain adherence to 340B Program regulations and guidelines.

    Purchasing/Inventory Duties

  • Monitor ordering processes, ensuring 340B compliance with appropriate 340B, GPO, WAC purchasing.

  • Research missing invoices.

  • Upload manual invoices to split billing/third party administrator.

  • Assist with credit/rebills to facilitate 340B purchasing compliance.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Minimum Education:

  • High School or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

  • 3 years performing 340B related duties in a hospital.

Req. Certification/Licensure:

  • Valid CA Pharmacy Technician License.

Preferred Education/Certification:

  • Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training or graduation from a foreign School of Pharmacy

  • 340B ACE Certification

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in operational hospital setting and contract pharmacies.

Additional Information:

  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.

    City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

  • Posting Date: Oct 28, 2021

  • Job Field: Allied Health

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Shift: Day Job

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