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Careers

SpendMend is growing, and to do that, we need you!

We are looking for engaged, driven, competitive, and problem-solving individuals. If that sounds like you, check out our available career opportunities to see where you would best fit and then apply. We would love to meet you.

Career Opportunities

  • Entry Level Auditor

    Position: Auditor

    Reports To: Audit Supervisor

    Overview: SpendMend works exclusively with hospitals, healthcare systems, and higher education organizations. We offer a unique suite of recovery audit, telecommunications, and consulting services. The Auditor position performs inquiries directed towards our clients’ vendors. The inquiries require obtaining information about the client’s open items on behalf of our client. The results of the inquiries are then used for further review by the field staff.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Communicate with vendors by phone or e-mail requesting a report of open issues.
    • Obtain additional documentation (credits) and clarification from vendors.
    • Utilizing a database to update and track all requested items until they have been received or the project has been completed.
    • Assemble documentation for field staff.
    • Communicate your results and additional issues to your supervisor or field staff.
    • Perform additional clerical duties within the Support Services Department.
    • Research in locating additional phone numbers for projects.

    Travel: None

    Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree or three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. An understanding of the accounts payable function with an overall understanding of business flow is necessary to be successful. The individual must be computer literate and have general knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite software programs; be able to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously; and work as part of a team and/or independently.

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  • Account Recon Specialist

    Position: Account Recon Specialist (Data Entry Specialist)

    Overview: SpendMend® works exclusively with hospitals, healthcare systems, and higher education organizations. We offer a unique suite of recovery audit, telecommunications, and consulting services. The Account Recon Specialist position will work closely with Statement Administration within the Shared Services Department with the primary focus of vendor account management.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Review documents such as invoices, credit memos and statement of accounts received from client’s vendors to obtain account numbers
    • Track documents received by account number using a master database, adding additional accounts as needed
    • Compare account numbers listed on the received documents to data housed in database and notify Account Editor of discrepancies or duplicates
    • Ensure all subsidiary accounts are linked to the parent account number
    • Verify vendor contact information to database and update as needed
    • Communicate via email to client’s vendors to obtain missing accounts

    Travel: None

    Skills: The individual must have excellent written and verbal English communication skills to interact with vendors and internal staff. The individual must be professionally minded; well organized; self-directing; possess excellent communications and interpersonal skills and be a highly motivated team player. The individual must be prepared to commit the time and resources necessary to successfully obtain the desired results of the position. The individual must have excellent attention to detail.

     

    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.

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  • Data Warehousing Engineer

    Overview: SpendMend works exclusively with hospitals, healthcare systems, and higher education organizations. We offer a unique suite of recovery audit, optimization, and insight-based services.     

    The SpendMend Data Warehousing Engineer works within a team environment closely with business, IT, and software teams to understand data requirements and build and maintain the databases, pipelines, warehouses, visualizations, and internal data products that enable faster & better data products, business processes, and decisioning abilities.

     

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Architects, implements, and maintains Data Warehousing solutions.
    • Designs and implements BI solutions for operational and customer reporting and analysis.
    • Develops and maintains scalable data pipelines and builds out new integrations to support continuing increases in data volume and complexity. 
    • Works with stakeholders and leaders to develop strategy for long term data architecture.
    • Implements processes and systems to monitor data quality, ensuring production data is always accurate and available for key stakeholders and business processes that depend on it.
    • Performs data analysis required to troubleshoot data related issues and assist in the resolution of data issues.

    Desired Skills, Traits, & Technologies

    • Traits:
      • Always professional and personable
      • Team player
      • Continuous learner
    • Skills:
      • Data Warehousing
      • Business Intelligence
      • Dimensional Modeling
      • ETL/ELT
      • Data Lake design
      • Data Visualization
      • Database Architecture & Management
      • Data Analysis / Data Science
    • Technologies
      • Power BI
      • Azure Data Factory / SSIS
      • Azure Databricks
      • Azure Synapse

    Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree or five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    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. 

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  • 340B Auditor

    The MISSION of SpendMend’s Pharmacy team is to focus on 340B compliance, so that hospitals and clinics can focus on their patients and to help covered entities improve their 340B program by sharing our experiences and expertise.

    This position requires knowledge of 340B Program compliance, and the use and management of 340B software systems, and spreadsheet work in general.

    The Auditor will: Be expected to conduct oneself in a professional manner representing SpendMend Pharmacy’s directives utilizing best practice standards as set forth by Apexus and HRSA. Auditor will trouble shoot issues that may arise and report any potential problems to SpendMend Pharmacy’s leadership.  Auditor is expected to work independently within the first 3 months.

    340B Drug Program Audits: 

    • Perform onsite and remote audits both independently and with support.
    • Conduct audit as a HRSA like audit.
    • Assist with or complete a Medicare Cost Report to Location crosswalk for the client.
    • Perform a gap analysis of policy and procedures following a policy checklist.
    • Review and finalize audit agendas and data request lists.
    • Develop an individualized audit guide prior to the pre-audit call.
    • Participate in pre-audit call.
    • Present all audit prep work, notes, and sample results in audit guide.
    • Audit patient records to determine if prescription written is from an eligible clinic or hospital location, by a covered entity provider, and the prescription is related to the care received at the covered entity and documented in the EHR.
    • Monitor ordering/purchasing processes, and analyze invoices, shipping, and inventory processes related to 340B drugs. 
    • Professional audit summary writing is expected and should be started immediately following an audit. 
    • Complete audit summary report draft within one week of audit.
    • An Independently written audit summary report is required and should be delivered within 3 weeks of audit.
    • For system clients, prepare a summary of audit results in an audit problem list/tracker with final report.
    • Provide education to pharmacy staff and/or other 340B compliance staff while on audit
    • Lead entrance and closing conference.
    • Provide client an education slide deck.
    • Provide support during client HRSA audit, when requested.
    • Participate in Turnkey newsletter monthly.
    • Participate in corrective action planning with clients post audit.

    SpendMend Pharmacy Compliance participation, monitoring, and development:

    • Participate in development of company.
    • Provide audit support.
    • Participate in weekly team meetings.
    • Maintain an up to date calendar.
    • Travel is not considered work time unless work is being completed during the flight and while waiting for the plane.
    • Understand OPAIS and resources available on the HRSA website.
    • Review the 340B Health general discussion group weekly.
    • Review the NACHC Manual and any updates
    • Maintain knowledge of changing rules and regulations.
    • Participate in policy and procedure development.
    • Participate in data request development.
    • Participate in tool development.
    • Expand professional development through related classes and seminars, current publications, and regional/national association membership participation.
    • Monitor state Medicaid processes.

    Evaluation and process improvement:

    • Annual performance reviews may be conducted along with goal setting.
    • Make recommendations on process improvements.

    340B compliance training requirements:

    • 340B Advanced Certificate Program within first 3 months of hire and complete within 9 months of hire.
    • Attendance at one 340B Coalition meeting annually.

    Desired Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Pharmacy degree, Healthcare Operations degree, or commensurate experience and/or training or education.
    • Knowledge of the healthcare environment, electronic health records, and 340B program in general.
    • Experience presenting to management staff and C-suite leadership.
    • Previous experience as a compliance analyst, auditor, or pharmacy management team member.

    Job Location: 

    • Remote office
    • Travel expected at least twice monthly and possibly three times per month when there are five weeks in the month. (Travel incentive applied when not at home office)

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