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Mission Hospital

Pharmacy Technician Medication History

Asheville, NC, United States
Regular Full-Time  7a-9p  New
Category: Allied Health • Job ID: 50251

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Overview

Mission Health System is seeking an experienced Pharmacy Tech to join our new Medication History team.

 

This position is benefited, full-time. 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 (inpatient pharmacy experience desired)

 

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

 

 

 

ABOUT MISSION HEALTH – Based in Asheville, North Carolina


Mission Health System, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, serves our 18 county region in western North Carolina and has been deeply rooted in the community for more than 130 years. Mission Health is the state's sixth largest health system, operating six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region's only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit missionhealth.org or @MissionHealthNC

 

Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

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