Medication History Pharmacy Technician
Full-Time - Days - 40 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
The Medication History Pharmacy Technician reports to the Assistant Director of Pharmacy and is responsible for accurately collecting and entering current patient medications into the hospital's information system for utilization by the physicians and providers responsible for admitting and discharging the patient from the hospital. The primary function includes patient interviews and review of internal and external systems with relevant information. The Medication History Pharmacy Tech is responsible for relaying any outstanding transition-of-care issues to the lead pharmacist and/or physician. The Medication History Pharmacy Tech will also perform limited medication management and/or distribution activities under the supervision of a pharmacist. The Medication History Pharmacy Tech will perform assigned responsibilities according to department policies, procedures, standards and regulations within stated time frames.
Education & Training:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Licensed Practical Nurse or Bachelor's degree preferred.
License, Certification & Registration:
1+ years of Pharmacy Technician experience.
Experience with medication history/reconciliation preferred.
Retail pharmacy experience preferred.
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). If LPN, CPhT required within 1 year of hire.
Excellent written and verbal skills.
Proficiency with basic PC skills.
Good knowledge of medications, strengths available and indications.
Soft skills with regards to patient/family interactions.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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