Division Pharmacy Analyst in Jacksonville, FL at Parallon

Date Posted: 5/20/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary – Duties include providing analytical support to division, corporate and facility staff by preparing and analyzing various operational and financial reports, working closely with pharmacy leadership to support division-level decision making and data management. Analytical tasks will include, but are not limited to, chargemaster price modeling, spend variance analysis, dashboard and benchmark development and maintenance, monitoring and reporting pharmacy spend and savings information, clinical and operational dashboard and forecasting.

Supervisor – Division Director of Pharmacy

Key Interactions – Facility Directors of Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management Team, Facility Pharmacy Automation Specialists and other Pharmacy Technicians, Facility Pharmacists, Division and Facility IT&S Team, Corporate and Division Pharmacy Leadership

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (included but not limited to):
-Ensure adherence to all applicable policies.
-Prepare presentations, executive summaries, and other documentation to outline savings opportunities for facility and division management teams.
-May assist Facility or Division Value Analysis or Pharmacy Formulary Committees with product analysis.
-Provides supervision and guidance to facility buyers to optimize purchasing practices for successful pharmacy inventory management.
-Works with facility DOP, Controller and CFO to identify drug cost variances on a monthly basis and develop ongoing action plan to better manage those factors that can be controlled at the facility level.
-Identify contracting opportunities through data mining and new available Letters of Commitment.
-Performs miscellaneous pharmacy purchasing cost analysis.
-Monitor trends in facility utilization of reverse distributors including SKU reduction opportunities.
-Identify and analyze product trends by supplier and SKU in support of consolidated distribution and formulary optimization activities.
-Assist in the development and implementation of financial data collection and measurement tools within the Supply Chain.
-Work with Division Pharmacy leadership on operational, clinical and financial analysis as needed.
-Prepare explanations of trends in Supply Chain performance and financial data.
-Analyze contract compliance and purchasing optimization opportunity.
-Support analytics and dashboard/reporting needs for all division team members.
-Educate facility staff on how to run and analyze spend and utilization data.
-Practice and adhere to the Code of Conduct philosophy and Mission and Value Statement.
-Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
-Organization – proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources
-Communication – communicates clearly and concisely
-Interpersonal skills – able to work effectively with other employees and external parties
-Customer Orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
-Judgment – makes decisions based upon job knowledge and experience. Considers all impacted areas in decision process. Seeks advice where applicable. Judgment is sensible and reliable.
-PC Skills – demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office, Pharmacy Information System, Business Objects, purchasing vendor applications, and others as required
-Policies and Procedures – articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems
-Basic Skills – able to perform mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately

-High school diploma or GED is required
-Associate or Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field or equivalent experience. Masters or CPA preferred

-At least 3-5 years of progressive analytical experience with financial data required, preferably in healthcare

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS – Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. May be exposed to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents. Work is performed in an office, and in the pharmacy and hospital environment. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.

OSHA CATEGORY – The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids). Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.