CLINICAL PHARMACIST-340B Program
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Pharmacy 340B Clinical Pharmacist
The primary role of this individual is to perform functions related to compliance and operations of Duke University Health System’s (DUHS) 340B drug pricing program. Additional roles include oversight and performance of internal program audits, information technology coordination, vendor account setup and maintenance, and pharmacy team member training. This position will primarily be a day shift position.
Specific duties include (but are not limited to):
· Coordinate daily tasks for Pharmacy 340B Specialists in collaboration with the Director: Pharmacy Business and Revenue Management
· Ensure optimal use of Verity v340B mixed use and retail pharmacy software. Verity v340B activities include, but are not limited to, the following:
o Mapping unknown and custom NDCs
o Reviewing multipliers
o Performing WAC split analyses
o Monitoring for appropriate transfer of files from DUHS to Verity software
· Perform audit activities per the DUHS 340B Audit Plan.
· Serve as a project leader for specific 340B program activities including co-chairing the DUHS 340B Oversight Committee.
· Develop a thorough understanding of the Verity system and the functions to be performed. Educate others involved in the purchasing process to ensure proper operation and compliance.
· Maintain a thorough understanding of the DUHS 340B drug pricing program. Strive to consistently improve the overall efficiency, value, and integrity of the DUHS 340B drug pricing program.
· Develop and foster working relationships with other internal working counterparts at DUHS (IT, finance, compliance, and others) to facilitate productive exchanges of information to improve program efficiency and promote program compliance. Provide data, information, and reports as needed for other business units within DUHS.
· Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required or desired credentials or experience of applicants: Work requires a BS in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy and licensure or eligibility to practice in North Carolina. Prior 340B program oversight or operations experience as a pharmacist is strongly preferred. Strong skills and prior experience with computer technology and programs including Excel and database management software are required. Experience with the 340B drug pricing program, pharmaceutical procurement and inventory management strongly preferred.
Knowledge, skills and abilities: Excellent communication skills; customer service experience; organizational skills.
Description of institution/organization: Duke University Hospital is a 957-bed tertiary anMinimum Qualifications
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree
With a BS Pharmacy degree, two years of pharmacy practice experience, or acceptable board certification, or completion of an accredited residency program and demonstrated ability to achieve positive patient outcomes in a similar environment is required. With Doctor of Pharmacy degree, no experience is required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Licensed Pharmacist or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina
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