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University of Rochester Information Analyst II - Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Analyst - 228728 in Rochester, New York

Information Analyst II - Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Analyst Job ID 228728

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 052 Pharmacy SMH

Responsibilities

General Purpose:

To develop and maintain a large-scale data model related to pharmaceutical pricing, purchasing, and medication charging with the goal of improving URMC’s pharmacy supply chain operations. Maintaining a current pharmaceutical price file in the EMR across the pharmacy enterprise is critical to compliant billing and successful financial outcomes. Key member of a cross-functional team at UR Medicine ensuring medication revenue integrity across the enterprise.

Specific Responsibilities:

30% Contributes to the development and improvement of guidelines, standards, and conventions as it relates to pharmacy supply chain and 340b compliance at UR. Track, report, recommend, and implement recommendations needed to improve pharmacy supply chain operations

20% Designs and maintains (monthly updates) a dynamic and interactive pharmaceutical purchasing database that can be accessed and manipulated by pharmacy managers across enterprise. Adjusts data model as practice and system needs dictate. This effort also includes qualitative review of acute and infusion center locations for price changes, sourcing opportunities, and contract compliance, as well as directing buyers at all sites to necessary product changes. Lastly, schedules and runs regular purchasing meetings with appropriate pharmacy leadership and procurement staff at each location.

10% On a monthly basis completes cost update for EMR for all sites in scope for eRecord. This includes all cost bases (340b, GPO, WAC).

10% On a quarterly basis (or more frequently as necessary) maintains default and active NDCs for EMR medlists. This process also includes HCPCS updates and CMS billing modifier maintenance (including yearly updates related to IPPS and OPPS changes affecting medication charging/revenue).

10% Designs and maintains standardized reporting structure for internal expense transfers between pharmacies and other cost centers (e.g. infusion centers) and works with pharmacy finance to ensure journal entries are timely and accurate. Also reviews non-Cardinal purchases in PMM software for proper detail (i.e. type of purchase under 340b program) and holds procurement staff accountable for policy adherence.

5% Maintains controlled substance reconciliation report. The purpose of this is to compare controlled substance purchases with receiving activity recorded in the inpatient pharmacy controlled substance inventory software. This information is updated monthly and made available to pharmacy management at all sites that use common controlled substance vault software platform.

5% Routinely reviews (every other month) reverse distributor data and shares non-returnable data with inpatient pharmacy purchasing and management in an effort to reduce waste by adjusting inventory practices accordingly.

5% Participates with Associate Director of Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management on regularly occurring GPO contracting calls and reviews contract changes for the purposes of identifying financial impact on UR pharmacy purchasing.

5% Designs audit process for pharmaceutical billing error detection and routinely assists patient financial services and revenue integrity with claims rejections and other troubleshooting.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s with major coursework in technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Trained in the use of Microsoft Excel. Preferred experience with advanced data functions within Excel and Access Database management.

  • Significant experience with pharmacy purchasing data and knowledgeable about pharmaceutical contracting, pricing, and 340b compliance.

    Note: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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