B. Braun

Government Programs Specialist II

Job Locations US-PA-Bethlehem
Requisition ID
2021-19322
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
8 am to 5 pm
Site
Corporate

Overview

About B. Braun 

 

B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.

 

Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 64,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

This position is necessary to effectively manage our governmental program requirements and other contractual obligations with our customers.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Evaluates and interprets the current requirements of the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP) and keep current with announced program changes includes understanding the definition of key program terms, any calculations that are part of the program and reporting requirements.
  • Performs assessment and monthly calculation and upload of all bundled discounts. This includes current contract bundles, current rebate bundles and future contract bundles.
  • Evaluates when products need to be added, terminated and/or update master data for the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program.
  • Ensures timely handling of MDRP error reports provided by the government agency and MDRP state invoice payments.
  • Processes quarterly electronic Medicare Part D invoice payments.
  • Remains current with state and Federal guidelines, regulations, and program updates related to any government programs with price reporting.
  • Provides backup for the following price calculations and reports: AMP, Best Price, 340B; Medicare ASP reporting and state reporting requirements; report B. Braun drug products and pricing information to the pricing compendia.

The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

 

General:

It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for safety and health of himself/herself and other persons.

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • N/A

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Please refer to the Corporate Guidelines or BBMUS Guidelines or job specific authorities where applicable. This list is however not exhaustive and may be amended by the Management from time to time.
  • Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action.
  • Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

 

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 02-04 years related experience required.
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Occasional business travel required

Desired:

  • N/A

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

 

 

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.

 

Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

Other

Responsibilities: Other Duties:

  • N/A

Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties 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 expected to:

 

Light work - exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

 

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

Occasionally: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand

Frequently: Sit

Constantly: N/A

 

Activities:

Occasionally: Climbing stairs/ladders, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Standing, Walking

Frequently: Finger feeling, Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick

Constantly: N/A

 

Environmental Conditions:

Occasionally: N/A

Frequently: N/A

Constantly: N/A

 

Work Environment:

 

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.

 

Noise Intensity: Moderate

Occasionally: Other

Frequently: N/A

Constantly: Office environment

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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