Department: College of Education & Human Sciences-0910
Description of Work:
The ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program) Program Manager position will be responsible for developing and implementing ADAP policies and operations and will work in consultation with the Ryan White HIV/AIDS (RWHAP) Part B Program Manager. This individual will coordinate and take the lead on day to day functions of ADAP, interpreting and operationalizing federal and state policies; providing analysis and subject matter expertise in the development of internal and external policy matters; and providing expertise, leadership and high level consultation to stakeholder workgroups.
This position will act as subject matter expert for ADAP pharmacy issues (e.g., appeal, drug reviews and education). This position will consult and provide expertise to internal and external stakeholders in the coordination, administration, service utilization and benefit management functions of ADAP. This position will conduct periodic reviews of existing program policies and procedures, eligibility applications, and materials to ensure programmatic compliance.
This position will act as the primary ADAP public contact. This position will provide consultation regarding program eligibility, benefits and the application process to program clients and potential clients, case managers and benefits counselors and will assist potential clients, pharmacies, physicians and other interested parties as requested. Additional consultation includes educating providers and staff regarding best practices and appropriate use of pharmaceutical treatment regimens. This individual may develop and maintain training documents for staff development.
This position will serve as the primary internal and external program coordinator for all 340B related matters. This position will serve as the primary liaison to the Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) contractor to ensure appropriate utilization of the 340B program, including compliance with all program requirements. The incumbent will lead DPH's 340B oversight activities as part of compliance work. This position will ensure that policies and procedures are developed and implemented according to state and federal requirements and guidelines.
This position will assist the Ryan White Part B Program Manager with the preparation of the ADAP and insurance related sections of the annual federal Ryan White Part B grant application and regular reports. This position will develop program proposals (PBM contract) and budget, including service utilization forecasting, and develop recommendations to improve program services and increase efficiency.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree plus two (2) years of clinical experience. Equivalent education/experience considered. Must have experience in retail pharmacy operations, pharmaceutical quality control and distribution control procedures. Must have knowledge of current prices of retail drug supplies and drug formulary management cost containment strategies. Must have knowledge of retail pharmacy operations.
Must have a current Pharmacy Technician Certification issued by the State of Nebraska OR a current licensure as a Registered Pharmacist issued by the State of Nebraska
Bachelor’s degree in Science or Public Health preferred. Experience in implementing the policies and procedures associated with the 340B Drug Discount Program, especially as they apply to the HRSAAIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP), including knowledge of 340B Program requirements such as prohibitions on diversion, duplicate discounts and double dipping helpful. Experience with the Public Health Services HIV treatment guidelines, including knowledge of HIV drugs and their actions and interactions with other medications and experience consulting with physicians on appropriate drug therapy desirable. Experience coordinating benefits with Medicare Part D, working with a network of pharmacies or a statewide pharmacy, adjudication of prescription claims, and reporting transactions to the Medicare Part D preferred. Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a wide variety of social service agencies, pharmacies and personnel, both internal and external, to effectively implement and communicate policies and procedures helpful.
Has or currently possess a licensure as a Registered Pharmacist issued by the State of Nebraska
Posted Salary: $75,000 minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 71876
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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