Division Pharmacy Analyst in Largo, FL at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

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Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARYOF DUTIES:  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, charge master 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 Directorsof Pharmacy and PharmacyManagement Team, FacilityPharmacy Automation Specialists and otherPharmacy Technicians, Facility Pharmacists, Division and Facility IT&S Team, Corporate and DivisionPharmacy Leadership
DUTIES (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
Organization – proactively prioritizes needs and effectively managesresources
Communication – communicates clearlyand 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 areasin decision process. Seeks advice where applicable. Judgmentis sensible and reliable
PC Skills – demonstrates proficiency in MicrosoftOffice, PharmacyInformation System, Business Objects, purchasing vendor applications, and othersas requires
Policies and Procedures – articulates knowledgeand 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

Job Requirements

  • HighSchool Diploma or equivalent
  • Associate or Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field or equivalent    experience.  Masters or CPA preferred.
EXPERIENCE: 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. Requireseye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operatea keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearingand eyesight to record, prepareand communicate reports. Requiresoccasional lifting of boxes or totesup to 50 pounds. May be exposed to toxic/ caustic/chemicals/detergents. Work is performed in an office, and in the pharmacy and hospital environment. Work may be stressfulat times. Contactmay involve dealingwith angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexibleand available to providestaffing assistance for any/alldisaster or emergency situations.