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Pharmacy Technician/Pharmacy Business Analyst

Company: Acord (association For Cooperative Operations Rese
Location: Arcadia
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description What Operations Analytics contributes to Cardinal Health The Analyst analyzes drug usage data to ensure 340B program integrity and compliance. The individual will also evaluate and enforce GPO contract compliance. The Analyst will work closely with the buyer to maintain processes to minimize pharmaceutical waste, respond to drug shortages and drug recalls in a timely manner. Alerts the Director of Pharmacy of changes in buying trends, including unusual use of drugs and use of new costly drugs. This position reports to Director of Pharmacy. Cardinal Health manages the pharmacy at USC Arcadia Hospital and we are currently recruiting for a Pharmacy Business Analyst. Schedule would be Monday-Friday, 8.5 hour shifts. A Pharmacy Technician license in California and National Certification (PTCB) is required to work in this position. Responsibilities:

  • Perform buyer duties as necessary.
  • Understands and maintains the standards set by the Drug Supply Chain and Security Act (DSCSA).
  • Assures all medication transfers are reconciled monthly and reported appropriately.
  • Coordinates the physical inventory and inventory validation.
  • Reviews monthly inventory builds and burns and reports to Cardinal Accounting.
  • Conducts Purchasing Analysis - using P vs U Analysis.
  • PPA preparation of financial section.
  • Maintain the Departmental / Clinic Charging (IDB) and monthly summary reports.
  • Understands the 340B-Wholesaler Savings report and the financial impact.
  • Works within the standard operating procedures/policies and procedures established for each area covered by 340B.
  • Assists staff technicians when needed.
  • Maintains knowledge and effectiveness in 340B split billing software.
  • Maintains crosswalk between 340B split billing software and Pharmacy Operating System.
  • Maintains accurate records in compliance with 340B regulations.
  • Participates in Quality and Safety Improvement plans.
  • Manages Automated Dispensing Cabinet (ADC) (along with IT Pharmacist when available)
  • Assists DOP, IT RPh, and other leaders with ADC, CPOE, and other technology reports and analysis
  • Assists in tracking of drug waste, loss, and utilization, and interdepartmental billing
  • Assists with Unit-Dose Packaging Technology
  • Assists with charges built in CPOE and their update
  • Assists in automation competencies
  • Assists with other technologies in the department (along with IT RPh when available)
  • Assists in requests for login information for new hires
  • Assists department with automation updates (hardware and/or software)
  • Gathering data from automation reports, when requested
  • Assists with monthly, quarterly, and yearly medications and/or chemicals inventory
  • Demonstrate compliance with Cardinal Health Support and Education Programs, not limited to: o Controlled Substances handling o Annual competencies o Medication Reconciliation
  • Acquire new skills and adapt to new routines to support operational changes
  • Maintains current industry knowledge and trends
  • Other functions as defined/delegated by Director of Pharmacy Qualifications:
    • 2-4 years experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft office
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Inpatient pharmacy experience preferred
    • 340b programming experience preferred
    • Registered pharmacy technician or registered pharmacist intern with the California State Board of Pharmacy.
    • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds
    • Able to carry, pull, push, reach, bend, stoop, walk and stand as needed
    • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Certification or other nationally recognized pharmacy technician certifying agency required
    • ACPE or ASHP accredited course in compounding sterile preparations preferred
    • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and perform in in high-pressure situations preferred
    • A Covid-19 vaccination or a legitimate accommodation is required in order to be employed in this position. Covid-19 vaccination includes:
    • 2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine / 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
    • 1 booster dose of the vaccine (Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, or Pfizer)
      • Anticipated salary range: $23.30-$33.20per hour
      • Bonus eligible: No
      • Benefits: Health insurance, 401k Contributions, Paid Time Off, Vacation, STD/LTD What is expected of you and others at this level
        • Applies basic concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform routine tasks
        • Works on projects of limited scope and complexity
        • Follows established procedures to resolve readily identifiable technical problems
        • Works under direct supervision and receives detailed instructions
        • Develops competence by performing structured work assignments Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Acord (association For Cooperative Operations Rese, Arcadia , Pharmacy Technician/Pharmacy Business Analyst, Healthcare , Arcadia, California

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