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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

Bioscrip, Inc. Rutland, VT

Rutland, VT
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BioScrip, Inc. is one of the nation's leading specialty home infusion companies! Our focus is clinical excellence and improving the quality of our patients' lives. With over 2,500 employees able to service 46 states, BioScrip has externally-qualified Centers of Excellence built around specific clinical conditions and therapies, as well as Ambulatory Infusion Centers around the country. Ours is a fast-paced dynamic work environment with room for new ideas and opportunities for career advancement. We offer a wide array of welfare benefits as well as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Referral Program, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.


Plans and manages the pharmacy in compliance within all legal and regulatory parameters, in cooperation with all other branch departments, and as an efficient and profitable business center.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation.

1 Builds a high-quality, service-oriented pharmacy team.

2 Analyzes revenue, profit, and inventory budgets to monitor performance to budget.

3 Works with staff to continually develop and implement ideas for delivering high quality, cost-effective services.

4 Implements record systems and processes for the operating unit.

5 Complies with state and federal regulations, accrediting body standards, corporate policies, and standards of performance.

6 Oversees pharmacy patient services directly with responsibility for policy implementation, patient satisfaction, and performance improvement.

7 Participates directly in pharmacy services as appropriate to qualifications.

8 Evaluates and communicates regarding the appropriateness and quality of drugs, supplies, equipment as well as other products and services selected for use by BioScrip.

9 Manages compliance to the BioScrip formulary.

10 Manages reimbursement for products and services in compliance with company policy and goals, to include drug, supply, and equipment selection and utilization, and participates in the submission of clean claims through compliance to proper pharmacy billing procedures.

11 Maintains current information as to trends and developments in drugs, clinical care, and business interests; presents recommendations for marketing of programs.

12 Works with sales and marketing staff to develop and promote strategies for business growth.

13 Oversees staff allocation, inventory control, and other expenses according to performance standards.

14 Represents the organization at various clinical or sales meetings; promotes existing and new programs.

15 Participates in the pharmacy on-call rotation.

16 Maintains solid knowledge of, and compliance with, BioScrip policies and procedures.

17 Each employee is responsible for adhering to those performance programs, policies, procedures, guidelines and internal control standards established to guide the operation of the Company. Each employee must be made aware of and understand proper internal control procedures associated with their specific job function as communicated by his/her manager.

18 Each employee is responsible for reporting concerns that he or she may have with respect to deficiencies in internal control.

19 Managers and supervisors are responsible for ensuring that internal controls are established and functioning to achieve the mission and objectives of their unit. Each employee within an area under the manager or supervisor's direction must be made aware of and understand proper internal control procedures associated with their specific job function.

20 Managers and supervisors must acknowledge that utilization of internal controls is an inherent part of a manager's responsibility, not a new or additional function, and assure that internal controls are supportive of and consistent with the operating mandate and philosophy of the Company.

21 Performs other duties as assigned.


* May assist with supervision for assigned pharmacy staff.


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, with or without reasonable accommodation.

* The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach outward, and handle/finger.

* The employee is occasionally required to reach above shoulder, climb, crawl, squat, kneel and bend.

* The employee may be required to occasionally push/pull or life/carry up to 15lbs.

* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the 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, with or without reasonable accommodation.

* Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment or in a cleanroom.

* Chemotherapy is compounded on site; compliance with all safety procedures required.

* May occasionally be exposed to moving mechanical parts.

* The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.


Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy; Master's or PharmD preferred. Current Pharmacist licensure in good standing in state of practice. At least four (4) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Experiential requirements may be waived in lieu of evidence of progressive growth in and attainment of the skills necessary to perform the required duties.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required, with or without reasonable accommodation.

* Knowledge of local, state, federal, and other regulations applicable to the practice of pharmacy; knowledge of regulations and legal requirements governing the industry.

* Knowledge of accreditation standards and requirements.

* Works independently; demonstrates leadership in the practice of pharmacy.

* Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.

* Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with branch departments.

* Employee development and performance management skills.

* Knowledge of staff hiring procedures.

* Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures; developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.

* Knowledge of computerized information systems, including financial applications.

* Knowledge of state, federal and commercial infusion pharmacy reimbursement.

* Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.

* Knowledge of current business issues and trends.

* Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.

* Knowledge of management principles and practices.

* Ability to develop and implement financial plans and manage resources.

* Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.

* Knowledge of cash management principles and/or procedures.

* Knowledge of marketing strategies, processes, and available resources.

* Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret pharmacy and clinical information related to duties and responsibilities assigned. Ability to operate information sys