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340B Pharmacist

Job ID: 1591
Posting Date: Nov 16, 2022
Shift: Varies
Work Environment: Hybrid
Job Family: Clinical Professional
FTE: 0.5 PT
Location: Pensacola, FL

Job Description

The Pharmacist is responsible for coordinating activities for the 340B Program for the health system and all contracted pharmacies. This position is responsible for oversight of 340B operations, regulatory compliance, auditing, policy and procedure development, program education, and monitoring and reporting financial performance. Additionally, this person may contribute to special pharmacy projects outside of the 340B program, as well as general pharmacy staffing as needed.

The Pharmacist is responsible for the interpretation and dispensing of medication orders including the proper handling, usage, and storage of drugs in the pharmacy. This position maintains standards set by the department and translates policies and procedures into the daily operation of the pharmacy. Responsible for acting as an information resource to patients, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals regarding medication therapy and drug related information and literature.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining a working knowledge of, and conforming to legal requirements concerning the distribution of drugs, as well as good working knowledge of recent developments in the field of pharmacy (self continuing education by attending available conferences, meetings and seminars).
  • Responsible for conducting in-service 340B education lectures for medical staff, nurses, pharmacists, students, and other health care personnel regarding drugs, procedures, and policies as they relate to the 340B program
  • Responsible for intradepartmental communication by staff meeting and in-service attendance. Also responsible for knowing content of departmental staff meeting minutes and memos. Maintains a working knowledge of the pharmacy policy and procedure manual.
  • Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure. Pursues professional growth and development
  • Oversees audits by the 340B analysts
  • Develops / implements policy and procedure as they relate to the 340B program, including the program itself, but also pharmacy/medical staff/ nursing policy/procedure that contribute to the 340B program
  • Investigates and reports financial performance of the 340B program, including contract pharmacy. This includes collaboration with Pharmacy IT and the workings with each split billing software to identify and resolve issues, maintaining the split billing software accumulators, evaluates new contract pharmacy opportunities, assist in business strategy development utilizing 340B, develop and maintain a tracking mechanism to illustrate how the organization stretches the federal resources to provide additional services / care to our patients.
  • Along with 340B analyst, responsible for the appropriate functioning of split billing software elements, including location master, provider file, and utilization files
  • Assures appropriate compliance with the 340B program as it relates to GPO prohibition throughout the organization, 340B ESP, participation in mock audits, as well as HRSA audits
  • Assist in other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the department and organization
  • May be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.


Qualifications

  • 5 years Experience as a Pharmacist Required or 2 years 340B program experience Required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy Required or Doctorate Pharmacy Required
  • Pharmacist Licensed State of Florida Upon Hire Required
  • Demonstrates proficient communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Knowledgeable of current and emerging clinical trends
  • Strong clinical pharmacy knowledge
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of organization
  • Strong analytical and PC operation skills
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Demonstrates knowledge of age-related factors needed to individualize doses as required.
  • Basic computer skills including MS Word and the Internet
  • Good communication skills


About Us

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
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