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340-B Specialist

Category

Pharmacy

Organization:

Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center

Location:

Ahoskie, North Carolina • All Counties

Date Needed:

August 31, 2022

Type Of Position:

Full Time

Education Required:

High School / GED

Experience Required:

1-2 year(s)

Date Of Job Posting:

July 19, 2022

Job Description:

340B Specialist
Full-time Regular
Corporate, Ahoskie, NC, US

As a condition of employment, all Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center new hires are required to be COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your first day of employment. Accommodations to begin the vaccination process can be scheduled with RCCHC’s Occupational Health on your first day should you choose to do so. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations can be made for employees with disabilities that prevent them from receiving the vaccine. Similarly, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals who notify us of sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from receiving the vaccine.

Title: 340B Program Specialist

Reports To: 340B Program Coordinator

Direct Reports: None

Classification/Category: Admin Level I

Workgroup(s): 340B Oversight Committee

Work Status: Hybrid

Salary Range: $15.00 – $27.33

Stipend(s): None

Status: Non-Exempt

Summary of Position

The 340B Program Specialist is responsible for assisting in all appropriate aspects of 340B Program compliance and maintenance, as well as assisting in all aspects of pharmacy operations. The 340B Program Specialist 1 will model behaviors consistent with the published values and the Code of Conduct of RCCHC.

RCCHC Mission, Vision and Values

Mission: Great care for every one every day.

Vision: Striving to be the primary healthcare provider, dedicated to and supported by the people we serve.

Values: (R)espectful, (C)ompassionate, (C)aring, (H)onest, (C)omitted

Population Served

Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center will provide open access, community-oriented primary care of the highest quality to all residents within our service area and surrounding counties, regardless of their ability to pay.

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to read, write and comprehend instructions in the English language. Communicate effectively. Interact in a respectful and professional manner with internal and external customers. Ability to gather and synthesize information. Must be void of any drug convictions or related charges. Able to travel to other RCCHC site. Understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse populations, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds to the communities we serve.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent required

Experience: Minimum two years of experience working in a full-time pharmacy required. Prior 340B work experience highly preferred. Spanish speaking preferred

Certification(s)/Licensure: Pharmacy Technician certification or ability to obtain certification preferred

Knowledge:

Knowledge and thorough understanding of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC’s) in regard to the Federal 330 Public Health Service Act
Knowledge of thorough understanding of the 340B program
Knowledge of computer systems and applications.

Skills:

Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, and discretion.
Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the medical and administrative staff, patients and the community.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work; delegating and achieving goals and objectives.
Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, interpreting, and implementing departmental policies and procedures.
Skill in identifying and resolving problems.
Skill in developing comprehensive reports.

Abilities:

Ability to plan, organize, and integrate priorities and deadlines.
Ability to identify, analyze, and interpret complex data and, resolve operational problems.
Ability to evaluate and make recommendations for continuous quality improvement.
Ability to evaluate and make recommendations for continuous risk assessment.
Ability to anticipate and react calmly in emergency situations.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to competently use Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and appropriate organizational software.

Essential Functions

Execute and document monthly self-audits for the 340B Program
Assist with the remediation of self-audit findings
Utilize identified processes to determine 340B eligibility of referral prescriptions from both in-house and contract pharmacies as well as additional vendors
Contact patients with ineligible in-house specialty prescriptions to provide alternate options for access to needed medications
Contact Specialty Providers to request notes for specialty claim eligibility, if needed
Monitor 340B compliance within the referral prescription eligibility process
Maintain proficiency in the utilization of all contract pharmacy specialty prescription portals
Attend internal meetings to monitor 340B compliance and standards of business
Assist with the evaluation and implementation of coast savings opportunities with the 340B
Program

Prepare prescriptions, including labeling, counting medications and packaging for pharmacist
review

Maintain/Update the pharmacy computer database
Pull and fill prescriptions sent electronically in a timely manner
Order replacement medications as needed
Verify all patient information received from patients, faxes, and e-prescribing including allergies and insurance information for accuracy
Maintain reports and logs for pharmacy
Maintain strict patient confidentiality
Pull, reverse claims, and restock all medications that were not picked up within 10 days of fill
date

Orient patients to pharmacy workflows and processes
Performs other duties as assigned.

Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment including computers, fax machines, copiers, printers, and telephones.

Work Environment: Position is in a well-lighted office environment. May be exposed to contagious diseases and other patient-related conditions. Occasional evening and weekend work and some travel.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing.
Occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching.
Reach with hands and arms.
Talk and hear.

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