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AdventHealth Pharmacy Technician Medication History Full Time in Tavares, Florida

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Pharmacy Technician Certified - Medication History Full Time

AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman

  • Join an organization whose mission is "To Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ"

  • Opportunities for career growth within an organization recognized locally and nationally as a healthcare leader

  • State of the art growing hospital located on a beautiful lakeside campus only 45 minutes from Orlando

  • No state income tax

  • Onsite Child Care Center

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days/12-hour shifts, alternating weekends

You Will Be Responsible For:

In the Emergency Department Medication Histories Technicians perform medication reconciliation, which is a process to decrease medication errors and patient harm in the following ways:

  • Obtaining, verifying, and documenting the patient’s current prescription and over-the-counter medications—including vitamins, supplements, eye drops, creams, ointments, inhalers and herbals— when he or she is admitted to the hospital or is seen in an outpatient setting.

  • Considering the patient’s pre-admission/home medication list when ordering medicines during a hospital encounter and continuing home medications as appropriate, and comparing the patient’s pre-admission/home medication list to ordered medicines and treatment plans to identify unintended discrepancies (i.e., those not explained by the patient’s clinical condition or formulary status).

  • Verifying the patient’s home medication list and discussing unintended discrepancies with the physician for resolution.

  • Providing an updated medication list and communicating the importance of managing medication information to the patient when he or she is discharged from the hospital or at the end of an outpatient encounter

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • High school diploma

  • Current Florida license as a Registered Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Intern.

  • 1yr of Hospital or Retail Pharmacy Tech experience preferred.

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification (CPhT) within 6 months of hire.

Job Summary:

Medication Histories Technicians perform a complex process that affects all patients as they move through all health care settings. They compare the patient’s current medication regimen against the physician’s admission, transfer, and/or discharge orders to identify discrepancies.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Pharmacy

Organization: AdventHealth Waterman

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Waterman

Req ID: 21031265

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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