Wolters Kluwer Content Associate, Pricing & Product Acquisition in Lansing, Michigan

Wolters Kluwer Health's Clinical Effectiveness (CE) organization is a fast-growing and innovation-driven healthcare information technology (HIT) provider working on the front lines of clinical care. Our talented team of physician and pharmacist editors, technologists, and product visionaries collaborate to provide advanced clinical decision support solutions that measurably improve clinical effectiveness by helping healthcare professionals provide optimal care for their patients.

Summary of Position

The Drug File Acquisition Associate is a critical position in a team of individuals who maintain and support all domestic drug product and pricing listings. This critical position has the foundational function of acquiring critical clinical data in addition to product and pricing details which drives not only the creation of multiple drug file solutions but is the initial component of all drug screening and clinical content.

This aggregate team is responsible for over 25K new products (each with 30+ data points)/ year, around 35K price updates annually, and thousands of other updates. This individual will acquire all incoming drug product and pricing information received from pharmaceutical manufacturers, reviews for completeness and adherence to company policy, and prepares for downstream processing of the information. This activity occurs on a strict timeline for daily product file deliveries and customer SLAs. This involves frequent contact with manufacturers, planning and organization, tact, persuasion, and often includes educating the manufacturer contact. This individual as part of this team will be responsible for meeting multiple SLA (service level agreements) for pricing and drug product updates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain pharmaceutical, device, and over-the-counter manufacturer contact databases with critical processing information and essential company contacts.

  • Develop strong relationships with manufacturer contacts.

  • Research and acquire all drug information needed to complete data audits and customer requests.

  • Participate as support for drug file and clinical content audits to maintain currency and accuracy.

  • Must be highly organized and perseverant with contacting manufacturers.

  • Maintains documentation for historical reference and evidence of editorial decisions.

  • Adheres to a strict timeline for processing a high volume of data and information while working independently under pressure of a daily deadline.

  • Adapts to frequent changes in workload and adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate.

  • Displays flexibility, patience, organization, and professionalism.

  • Maintains professional relationship within the company and with outside business contacts.

  • Performs a variety of duties with interruptions and/or distractions.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences or related field or equivalent experience (2+ years' experience with drug data in place of a degree)

  • High school diploma

  • 2+ years' experience with drug data or Electronic Medical Records (preferred)

  • Microsoft Office Applications

  • Critical thinking

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to quickly identify critical trends as well as data abnormalities

  • Ability to work under strict deadlines

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills (required)

Travel Requirements

  • < 5%

ABOUT WOLTERS KLUWER

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY). For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO)

Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

INFORMATION

For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at 888 (4985) 4771.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements.

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