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Pharmacy Technician / Medication History Technicia

at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

Our amazing Pharmacy Team dispenses approximately 8,000,000 individualized patient doses per year, as well as 170,000 retail/mail order prescriptions. We provide medications that are safe and efficacious.

Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health.

Come and join us in the ChristianaCare Pharmacy - Dedicated to getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time!

ChristianaCare is recruiting for a Medication Reconciliation Technician to work full time day/evening shift rotation. Every other weekend required; holidays as required.

In this position, you will collect current and accurate information from patients and families with respect to prescribed home medications for the patient. You will then enter the data into the electronic medical record (EMR) and produce an admission medication reconciliation sheet to be presented to a pharmacist for review, and subsequently made available for physician review.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Collect information regarding all current home medications from patients or caregivers, primarily in the Emergency Department
Enter patient medication information into the EMR
Produce documents for review by pharmacist and subsequent physician review
Provide assistance to healthcare providers to facilitate the provision of medications
Navigate the ED tracking board to determine patient selection
Solicit other sources of information to verify accuracy of collected data
Determine time last dose of each medication was taken, medication compliance prior to admission, and recent antibiotic medications prescribed
Obtain medication allergy history and related reactions to the medication
Orient and train new pharmacy employeesEducation and Experience Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent required; Associate or Bachelors degree preferred
Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred
Applicants enrolled in, or graduate of a 4-year bachelor program in the following health science majors are encouraged to apply and will be required PTCB certification in 1 year of employment: Applied Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Biology, Chemistry, Exercise Science, Health Behavior Science, Human Physiology, Medical Diagnostics, Medical Diagnostics Pre-PA, Medical Laboratory Science, Nutrition, Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition and Medical Sciences, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant or Sports Health
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board certification (PTCB) required
Computer experience preferred (e.g., window-based programs)ChristianaCare Offers:
Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, twelve weeks of paid parental leave, annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more.

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver!

Post End DateJul 31, 2024

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Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1270094

Posted On: May 17, 2024

Updated On: Jun 09, 2024

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