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Regional Auditing Specialist - 340B Program

Regional Auditing Specialist - 340B Program

Job Description


The Regional 340B Program Specialist will work on-site with assigned CHI MBOs eligible forthe 340B program to help ensure that facilities comply with 340B program guidelines and optimize purchasing medications under the 340B program. The Specialist will be responsible for providing oversight for implementing business plans in coordination with MBO pharmacy leadership for these facilities to help use 340B savings to expand and improve care provided to underserved and vulnerable populations.. They will act as consultant to facilities to prioritize and implement programs related to long-term care, home care,ambulatory pharmacy, employee prescription program development and contract pharmacy agreements related to 340B. The regional specialist will help assist the MBOs in automating processes, routine sample auditing of all 340B programs,and assure compliance with regulations related to 340B purchasing that will make our facilities more fiscally sound.

1. 340B Program


Ensures policies and procedures approved by CHI Legal are implemented according to MBO, regional, national, state and federal guidelines.

Assists MBO leadership to develop a regular compliance audit program with MBO available staff

Performs annual independent compliance audits and report’s findings to responsible MBO representatives.

Develops in conjunction with MBO leadership, action plans to close identified gaps.

Global transaction and volume reconciliation.

Entity reconciliation at the contract pharmacy, covered entity and wholesaler levels

Reporting - Ensures reporting meets MBO, regional, national, state, and federal guidelines

  1. Participate in projects, councils, and special initiatives related to 340B.
  2. Knowledgeable of current regulations, trends, and issues pertaining to the 340B program.
  3. Provide expertise and guidance to staff and MBO representatives regarding ongoing compliance with the 340B program.
  4. Conduct 340B Program training for MBO staff.
  5. Assist MBOs to perform inventory audit reconciliation samples.
  6. 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) to ensure sound operation of the 340B program at the MBO and national level.
  7. Actively participate with MBOs in audit preparation and be accountable for audit interaction as a face-to-face member of the facility audit team during the actual audit.

Job Requirements

Education /Accreditation / Licensure Bachelor’s degree (required). Preference is a degree in business management, accounting or finance  Experience
• Minimum (5 years of accounting, finance, or computer systems)
• Experience in retail or hospital pharmacy (preferred)
• Hospital pharmacy operations experience (preferred)
• Experience with purchase, procurement, and contract negotiations (preferred)
• Experience with pharmacy billing preferred
• Experience with pharmacy systems preferred
• Comprehensive knowledge of pharmacy practices and knowledge of 340B program o Solid understanding of auditing standards, techniques, and procedures o Solid understanding of financial concepts o Knowledge of the issues, trends, and challenges presented by participation in the 340B program o Knowledge of 340B program regulatory and compliance requirements
• Excellent written, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills
• Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
• Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail
• Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently   Travel Requirements
• Requires travel to 340B sites and/or regional and national offices (50-75%)
• Attendance at 340B conference annually   Additional Responsibilities: • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times
• Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
• Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times
• Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines
• Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members
• Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community   Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers. CBCHI  

  • Shift:  Day

  • Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period:  80

  • Weekends Required:  None

  • Status:  Full Time
  • Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Health Care
    Education 4 Year Degree
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Healthcare - Health Services
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 1400019935
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