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Pharmacy Technician Medication History

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Asheville, NC, United States

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Overview

Mission Health System is seeking experienced Pharmacy Technicians to join our new Medication History team. Full-Time positions available.

 

Schedule may vary according to the needs of the facility/department and may include weekend, evening shift, holiday, on-call, and additional hours.

 

The Medication History Pharmacy Technician performs medication histories for new hospital admission. Under general supervision of the clinical pharmacist:

 

  • Provides complete and accurate information for each medication, e.g., drug name, dose, route, frequency, indication, and date/time last dose was taken.
  • Utilizes available resources for medication history collection including but not limited to: patient/family interview, medication lists, outside facility medication administration records, outpatient pharmacy records, and physician office records.
  • Verifies/updates patient allergy, adverse drug reaction, preferred pharmacy and primary care physician information in the electronic medical record.
  • Documents medication histories completed in the electronic health record, sending to the pharmacist for cosignature in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Documents medication histories in CPW/VigiLanz in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Assists the medication reconciliation pharmacist by ensuring patients identified for discharge counseling and medication reconciliation have a pharmacy services completed medication history.
  • Prepares education materials for the medication reconciliation pharmacist as necessary.

 

Required Education: High school graduate or GED

 

Required Experience: 2+ years retail pharmacy experience

 

Preferred Experience: 1 year previous inpatient pharmacy experience

 

Required License: Maintains current pharmacy technician registration or pharmacy intern license. Certification as a Pharmacy Technician for registered pharmacy technicians.

 

 

 

Career growth opportunity! Mission Health System’s Department of Pharmacy offers a pharmacy technician career ladder, which gives all eligible employees the opportunities to apply for Level 2, Level 3 and Lead Pharmacy Technician positions.

 

Our pharmacy department provides Inpatient, Outpatient, and Retail and is committed to providing safe and effective medications in a timely and cost effective manner and comprehensive pharmacy services across the continuum of care. As part of this commitment, our pharmacy department strives to maintain and improve the quality of our services through staff development and incorporation of new technologies. Mission Health is a Great Place to Work and Practice, and our goal is to promote and facilitate career and professional development. Our 4-Level Pharmacy Tech Career Ladder was developed to reward and recognize those pharmacy technicians whose knowledge, skills, and contributions to patient care have led to department or organizational improvements.

Mission Hospital
Facility: Mission Hospital
Job ID: 46354
Category: Allied Health
Contract: Regular Full-Time
Shift: varies
Job Class: Regular Full-Time

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