Medication History Technician

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 28, 2019
Closes
Oct 03, 2019
Ref
127609BR
Function
Pharmacist
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
As an integral member of the healthcare team, the Medication History Technician is responsible for collecting an accurate medication and allergy history for admitted patients in the Emergency Department and/or inpatient units. Information will be obtained by interviewing the patient, family members, retail pharmacy, nursing home documentation/staff, and any other available resources. The accurate home list will be documented in eCare to be used by physicians and other healthcare providers to determine treatment plans and medication orders during admission and post discharge. The technician will communicate pertinent information (i.e. medications that need to be clarified with the physician and/or other healthcare provider) to the supervising pharmacist.

Qualifications

Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Experience
Required: Pharmacy Technician - 1 year

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: Cert Pharmacy Tech, PTCB/NHA CPhT

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Mathematics

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Other
Registered with State Board of Pharmacy

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