340B Business Analyst - Pharmacy Dept Services


Biweekly Hours: 80.00

Shift: 8 -4:30

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.

S ummary:

Manages analytical operations pertinent to the evaluation, improvement, and continuation of work, processes, and operations within the 340B program to ensure optimal operational performance in compliance with legal, regulatory, and financial standards. Focuses on data driven management, process, and technical investigation, including reporting, analysis, process, compliance, and procedures of assigned areas and department(s) consistent with the policies and procedures of the MetroHealth System. Oversees areas and departments of investigation that could include contract pharmacy, retail pharmacy, mixed-use pharmacy, purchasing and inventory, finance, clinical documentation, data interfaces, billing, government relations, and strategic planning. Monitors plans, processes, metrics, and compliance including budgets, revenue and expenditures, progress toward stated goals, and overall program performance. Works independently and with cross functional teams to achieve goals. Follows 340B Program Legislation and enacts program requirement changes. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.


Qualifications: Required: Bachelor's Degree in Business or Accounting from an accredited institution and 1 year of job-related experience. In lieu of degree, 5 years of job-related experience as a pharmacy technician with experience in hospital purchasing and inventory systems, methods, and controls. Considerable knowledge of 340B Program and replenishment inventory models. Working knowledge of electronic medical record systems, split-billing programs, and 340B third-party administrator portals. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Strong attention to detail, and ability to recognize trends and outliers. Strong critical thinking, analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and time management skills. Ability to work independently, and in a cross-functional team environment. Ability to be flexible, and to work in a rapidly changing environment. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including the ability to perform analytical functions in Excel Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of cultural, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds. . Preferred: Apexus Advanced 340B Operations Certified Expert. Current/active Certified Pharmacy Technician from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or possess an Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) Certification from the National Health Career Association. Master's Degree in Business or other related field from an accredited institution. 4 years of experience in 340B Program, analytics, process improvement, and/or pharmacy environment. Knowledge of or experience with Epic Hospital and Retail Pharmacy data reporting platforms Knowledge and experience of 340B data interfaces to third party software and the content requirements of those interfaces and how and why they are required. Experience working with clinical department employees (i.e., Physicians, Nurses, etc.), preferably in an academic medical center/hospital environment. Physical Requirements: May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day. May need to sit or stand for extended periods. See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required. May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion. Ability to communicate in face-to-face, phone, email, and other communications. Ability to see computer monitor and departmental documents.