Program Manager

Posted Date 5 days ago(10/12/2021 10:22 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-79438
Category
Professional
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
COM Peds Hematology
Post End Date
11/17/2021

Overview

The Program Manager will manage the business operations for the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 340B program. General responsibilities will include fiscal management of the program by working with key stakeholders to develop and provide oversight of all related 340B financial activities. The program manager engages in strategic planning to ensure continual program viability and provides analysis of program outcomes.

 

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

  • Manages business operations of pharmacy program including oversight and development of budgets. 
  • Oversees and manages program operations including, but not limited to, expenditures, contract negotiations, and supply management. 
  • Manages and reviews performance of third party biller. 
  • Works directly with third party payers to ensure timely payments. 
  • Works closely with the medical director to develop financial plans for long-term viability and continuity of programs. 
  • Serve as program representative and liaison for the department as needed.     
  • responsible for ensuring proper compliance with program protocols and service delivery.
  • Works directly with the Medical Director of the Program as well as the Director of Finance to develop program Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and make recommendations based on industry changes.
  • Other duties as assigned by division and department leadership.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Accounting or related field plus four (4) years of project/program management or related experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word & Excel).
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal direction.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or Masters degree in Accounting or Public Administration.
  • Medical office or program management experience.
  • Experience working with commercial insurance companies.
  • Experience with EHR systems (e.g. EPIC).
  • Ability to effectively communicate within all levels of UAMS and with external parties.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to generate and explain reports
  • Ability to track and reconcile commercial payer activity.
  • Ability to document and explain workflows/procedures..

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

 

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Physical Requirements

Stand: Frequently
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Frequently
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Near visual acuity
Hazards: None

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