340B Program Coordinator

The 340B program allows healthcare providers who are responsible for larger proportions of vulnerable patients the ability to purchase medications at a reduced price. The 340B Program Coordinator serves as the primary program coordinator and liaison for 340B related matters. This position provides insight and leadership from the department of pharmacy for the 340B program.

This position is located at Bristol Hospital in Bristol, CT.

Accountabilities

  • Serves as the covered entity’s compliance expert on the 340B Program details, policies, and procedures.
  • Acts as the liaison with necessary affiliated departments to ensure 340B Program integrity.
  • Leads the organization’s 340B oversight committee, which includes members from senior leadership, pharmacy, compliance, legal, and finance.
  • Provides expertise with the 340B Program to staff and participants regarding ongoing compliance.
  • Develops and maintains internal relationships (accounting, legal, national) and external relationships (wholesalers, manufacturers, contract pharmacies, split-billing software vendors, employee benefit pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs), and third-party administrator (TPA) vendors) as needed.
  • Actively engages with senior leadership and participates in decision-making processes related to the implementation of new 340B processes
  • Ensures that policies and procedures are developed, implemented, and maintained according to organizational, regional, national, state, and federal requirements and guidelines and are approved by the institutions legal department.
  • Establishes consistent policies and procedures for 340B that ensure productivity and efficiency so that long-term management of the program does not hamper operations or create unnecessary costs.
  • Ensures that the 340B pharmacy program is continuously compliant with 340B federal regulations.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the annual HRSA recertification is completed within the allowable time frame.
  • Develops, executes, and documents self-audits of the 340B process. Coordinates and ensures remediation of findings.
  • Evaluates patient eligibility for qualified and non-qualified patients in hospital-based mixed-use areas and clinics by reviewing patient medical records, insurance plans, and hospital status.
  • Monitors 340B compliance within workflow processes.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required
  • Bachelors degree in Business or Finance preferred
  • Basic knowledge of drug purchasing terminology preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Pharmacy Technician license in Connecticut or willing to obtain
  • Proficiency in 340B split-billing software
  • Ability to navigate a patient healthcare record
  • Ability to work independently and a team player
  • Interpersonal skills

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.