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Medication History Pharmacy Tech, PT Evenings - Abington, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Created 07/21/2021
Reference 9254191
Category Radiology
Job type Part Time
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
City Montgomery County
Zip 19126
Salary Competitive
The Medication History Pharmacy Tech 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.

1. Meets all standards of the Patient Satisfaction Initiative Criteria in order to make Abington - Jefferson Health (AJH) the hospital of choice for Patients and Employees.

2. Effectively communicates with patients, families, and/or caregivers to perform a patient medication history and construct a pre-admission medication list (PAML).

3. Reconciles and documents the "best possible medication history" (BPMH) accurately and completely in the medical record.

4. Contacts the patient's outside pharmacist or physician to resolve all discrepancies in a timely manner and documents resolution of discrepancies in the medical record so that a physician can review and reconcile the list. Handles patients' own medications to ensure they are secured and documented.

Qualifications

1+ years of Pharmacy Technician experience.

Prior experience with medication history/reconciliation preferred. Retail pharmacy experience preferred.

HS Diploma or equivalent required

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) required

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
Employer Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

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