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Employment Opportunities at NABP

NABP is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that aims to ensure the public’s health and safety through working with its member state boards of pharmacy. The Association is an equal opportunity employer.

Accreditation Supervising Coordinator of Pharmacy Programs

Mount Prospect, IL

The Accreditation Supervising Coordinator of Pharmacy Programs plays an important role in NABP’s ability to proactively advance the mission of the pharmacy accreditation programs. As an integral member of the Accreditation department’s leadership team, the individual is expected to exhibit a high level of professionalism and applied critical thinking skills to advance the initiatives of the accreditation programs.

The Supervising Coordinator supports the Accreditation Manager of Pharmacy Programs in the supervision of workflow and department processes. They will become a subject matter expert regarding all pharmacy accreditation programs and become the main point of contact for high profile applicants. As assigned, this individual works with Accreditation Program Development Analysts in the development or implementation of accreditation programs. This person will develop process improvements and synergies in processes between programs.

Job Description

Project Management

  • Coordinates both new and ongoing projects. This includes identifying issues or concerns and designing and implementing process enhancements as appropriate.
  • Develops an advanced understanding of program criteria, standards, and required documentation. Independently applies this knowledge to facilitate accreditation actions and provides appropriate and timely follow-up. This includes escalating topics or situations to management or compliance staff as necessary.
  • Handles/triages complex inquiries, problems, or complaints from or about applicants, including questions about program criteria and required documentation.
  • Participates in development and maintenance of program materials and accreditation program content for the NABP website.
  • Develops and maintains complex departmental templates for correspondence and associated data, such as forms, invoice templates, invoices, complex spreadsheets, or status/reporting mechanisms as needed.
  • Participates in document review as necessary and quality assurance (QA) of document review checklists prior to hand-off to the surveyor.
  • Independently discusses or explains complex topics through one-on-one calls with applicants and participates in conference calls or webinars.
  • Drafts or finalizes various written materials such as email, reports, or official applicant correspondence. Ensures that these materials are comprehensive.
  • Assists with cross-department requests as assigned by the Accreditation Manager of Pharmacy Programs.

Applicant Relations

  • Assists in leading project initiatives designed to ultimately deliver best-in-class service to applicants. In this capacity, the Supervising Coordinator will be tasked to perform any combination of the project assessment, planning, or execution.
  • Maintains and promotes applicant relations for high profile applicants as assigned by the Accreditation Manager of Pharmacy Programs. As the primary point of contact, the Supervising Coordinator will cultivate an intimate knowledge of applicant businesses to facilitate rapid advancement through the processes for both accreditation, reaccreditation, and for continued demonstration of compliance.

Process Improvements

  • Participates in the identification and resolution of process issues. This includes identifying cross-program synergy and continuity to ensure that any accreditation program with a similar issue/process is handled in a similar fashion.
  • Facilitates QA of post-survey materials by reviewing document survey scoring reports and pre-survey information (document summary checklists, pre-survey document remediation, etc.) and deficiency letters to ensure all issues were addressed. When necessary, ensures issues are escalated to management or compliance staff.
  • Provides program knowledge and training to staff as needed to ensure consistent and efficient applicant handling.
  • Provides guidance on new or updated accreditation requirements and serves as a resource to staff for review and implementation of processes to help ensure successful transition to new or updated criteria.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2-3 years of experience in pharmacy operations desired (registered pharmacist or pharmacy technician preferred).
  • Knowledge and experience with CMS, Specialty Pharmacy, Mail Order Pharmacy, DME, Medicare desired.
  • Experience with the accreditation or review process desired.
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Any combination of training, education and experience that is equivalent to the employment standards listed above, and that provides the required knowledge and abilities, may be deemed acceptable for this position.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical/critical thinking, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to identify and communicate issues and offer or implement solutions.
  • Ability to work with ambiguous concepts and shifting priorities in a changing, multiple-demand setting.
  • A self-starter with the ability to exercise independent discretion and judgment to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in business communications/correspondence.
  • Advanced competency in Microsoft Office, databases, and other computer applications.
  • Must be able to work on multiple projects or with multiple applicants without issue.
  • Must be able to work out of our headquarters in Mount Prospect, IL.

To apply for this position, please email the following information to hr@nabp.pharmacy.

  • Your resume
  • Salary expectations

No phone calls, please.

Database Developer

Mount Prospect, IL

The Database Developer will develop reports, stored procedures, SSIS jobs, and all database-oriented work to support implementation of new software. This person needs to be well-versed in SQL development and should have a strong understanding of data relationships.

Job Description

  • Creates Entity Relationship (ER) Diagrams to the proposed database.
  • Creates database objects such as tables, views, stored procedures, and triggers.
  • Maintains referential, domain, and column integrity by using the available options, such as constraints.
  • Identifies and creates columns for Primary Keys in all the tables at the design stage.
  • Creates functions to provide custom functionality as per the requirements.
  • Writes code to avoid potential blocking and deadlocking. Ensures that the code is written securely, keeping in mind any security issues such as SQL injection.
  • Develops reports in SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Designs, develops, and deploys SSIS Packages.
  • Identifies and writes best possible code in case of new deployments or when rewriting code for migration to newer versions of the SQL Server.
  • Participates in discussions involving application creation, including understanding requirements and providing the back-end functionality for the applications.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering, or Math.
  • Five or more years of related experience.
  • Core skill set: TSQL, SSIS, SSRS.
  • Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office, Windows Operating System, Visual Studio for Data Tools, and SQL Server Management Studio.
  • Must be able to work out of our headquarters in Mount Prospect, IL.

To apply for this position, please email the following information to hr@nabp.pharmacy.

  • A cover letter
  • Your resume
  • Salary expectations

No phone calls, please.

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Senior Software Engineer

Mount Prospect, Illinois

The Senior Software Engineer will have strong leadership and Angular skill sets. The Senior Software Engineer will lead projects and collaborate with other departments. Strong MVC .NET, JQuery with Javascript, and communication skills are required. The position is primarily responsible for gathering information to create, modify, and maintain functional requirements for business software solutions and serving as a liaison between the business communities and the technology team. This individual will identify business rules and improvement opportunities and has an ability to build software solutions optimized for operations using best practices in engineering.

Job Description

  • Develops applications using ASP.Net MVC v3 or above, and JQuery framework for javascript.
  • Interacts with database administrators, developers, business analysts, system administrators and end users to interpret business requirements.
  • Develops software code changes to address documented deficiencies in the operations of the product(s).
  • Handles unit test code changes and adheres to established coding standards.
  • Works cooperatively with business analysts and quality assurance personnel as needed to ensure proper and sufficient testing before deployment of any code changes designed to address reported trouble(s).
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on new and existing end-user tools and products.
  • Assures the creation and maintenance of program documentation.
  • Fosters and maintains good working relationships and cooperates actively with staff and third parties regarding assigned development and support tasks.
  • Works cooperatively with NABP staff personnel to analyze, recommend, and implement actions regarding operational incidents, program malfunctions, or requests for development when an incident occurs with the applications or application creation process, and implements programming changes to address such incidents when necessary.
  • Stays abreast of technical changes in the areas of development competence through formal and informal professional development and recommends change where necessary to ensure NABP technologies and application programs are effective, secure, and up-to-date.
  • Promotes a professional, positive, and supportive work environment.
  • Provides regular reports to the information systems senior manager.
  • Interacts professionally and cooperatively with NABP members, customers, and staff to answer questions about NABP programs and services, and solves problems that do not require the attention of program-specific staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responsibilities subject to change to accommodate Association and departmental policy and procedure changes.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • More than 8 years of directly related experience.
  • Experience developing cutting edge software using Microsoft .NET (ASP.NET MVC) and C#·
  • Knowledge of database queries, stored procedures, and Entity Framework.
  • Working knowledge of systems integration design patterns and best practices.
  • Good understanding of object-oriented models.
  • Exposure to Cloud Architectures like AWS or Azure preferred.
  • The desire to continue to broaden and deepen technical, business skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to lead a team and exercise project leadership is desirable. Agile development experience preferred.
  • Web services (SOAP / XML / REST / JSON, etc.) and WCF.
  • Web development mark-up and scripting languages such as HTML, JQUERY, XML, XSLT, and JavaScript.
  • Must be able to work out of our headquarters in Mount Prospect, IL.

To apply for this position, please email the following information to hr@nabp.pharmacy.

  • Your resume
  • Salary expectations

No phone calls, please.

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UI Developer

Mount Prospect, Illinois

The UI Developer will be involved in front end development of responsive web applications of NABP’s products and services. The position will specialize in cutting edge UI design with special focus on effective user experience.

Job Description

  • Develops applications using .NET, Angular , JQuery, and other Javascript libraries.
  • Develops software code changes to address documented deficiencies in the operations of the products.
  • Handles unit test code changes and adheres to established coding standards.
  • Works cooperatively with business analysts and quality assurance personnel as needed to ensure proper and sufficient testing before deployment of any code changes designed to address reported troubles.
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations on new and existing end-user tools and products.
  • Assures the creation and maintenance of program documentation.
  • Fosters and maintains good working relationships and cooperates actively with staff and third parties regarding assigned development and support tasks.
  • Works cooperatively with NABP staff to analyze, recommend actions, and implement actions regarding operational incidents, program malfunctions, or requests for development when an incident occurs with the applications or application creation process, and implements programming changes to address such incidents when necessary.
  • Stays abreast of technical changes in the areas of development competence through formal and informal professional development and recommends change where necessary to ensure NABP technologies and application programs are effective, secure, and up-to-date.
  • Promotes a professional, positive and supportive work environment.
  • Provides regular reports to the information systems senior manager.
  • Interacts professionally and cooperatively with NABP members, customers, and staff to answer questions about NABP programs and services and solves problems that do not require the attention of program-specific staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responsibilities subject to change to accommodate Association and departmental policy and procedure changes.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • More than four years of directly related experience.
  • Experience developing cutting edge software using Microsoft .NET and C#.
  • Experience in web services (SOAP / XML / REST / JSON, etc.) and WCF.
  • Knowledge of Angular 2 and above with good exposure to User Experience modeling, wireframes and development.
  • Good understanding of object-oriented models.
  • Exposure to Cloud Architectures like AWS or Azure preferable.
  • The desire to continue to broaden and deepen technical, business skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to lead a team and exercise project leadership is desirable. Agile development experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of web development mark-up and scripting languages such as HTML, JQUERY, XML, XSLT, and JavaScript.
  • Must be able to work out of our headquarters in Mount Prospect, IL.

To apply for this position, please email the following information to hr@nabp.pharmacy.

  • Your resume
  • Salary expectations

No phone calls, please.

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