Under general direction, responsible for reporting and analyzing pharmaceutical practice level product line utilization and business operations. Develops recommendations to solve problems and issues related to business operations and reports findings to practice sites and upper management. Trains and educations end users on reporting applications, where applicable. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Responsible for providing prospective profitability analysis of the pharmaceutical product line for CSA practices, including development of models and tools to evaluate opportunities for improving drug margins through strategic buy-in opportunities, managed care strategies and Practice/Physician education, where applicable. -Generates and analyzes reports and benchmarking of key operational metrics for the pharmaceutical product line for CSA practices. Tracks variances in key performance indicators such as drug margins, admixture efficiency (waste, etc.), Pathways compliance, and drug utilization (mix of drugs). -Develops customer reporting packages, including benchmarking and trending of key pharmaceutical metrics. Compares key metrics to baseline measures and highlights opportunities for performance improvement in the Pharmaceutical product line. Determines the underlying performance drivers related to the pharmaceutical product line for CSA practices, and puts findings and analysis in clear and concise reports and charts. -Maintains reporting and tracking applications. Conducts training and education on systems to end users. -Responsible for special projects related to the financial and operational functions of the pharmaceutical product line for CSA practices. -Other duties as requested or assigned.
Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or other related discipline. At least five (5) years progressive experience in business analytics, preferably in healthcare and/or healthcare pharmacy setting. Experience with pharmaceutical sales processes a plus. Proficiency with data mining tools/software such as Access, statistical analysis software, and Microsoft suite of offerings, such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint required.
-Uses Technical and Functional Experience: Possesses up to date knowledge of the profession and industry; is regarded as an expert in the technical/functional area; accesses and uses other expert resources when appropriate. -Demonstrates Adaptability: Handles day to day work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change; shows resilience inn the face of constraints, frustrations, or adversity; demonstrates flexibility. -Uses Sound Judgment: Makes timely, cost effective and sound decisions; makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty. -Shows Work Commitment: Sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive goals and works efficiently to achieve them. -Commits to Quality: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services; defines standards for quality and evaluated products, processes, and service against those standards; manages quality; improves efficiencies.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be present at the employment site during regularly scheduled business hours and regularly required to sit or stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office, clinical or classroom environment and requires significant interaction with corporate and network staff. Work will involve in-person interaction with co-workers and management and/or clients. Work may require minimal travel by automobile to other US Oncology buildings.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: MCKEA00877896
About US Oncology Network
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home.
Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually