Pharmacy Technician Medication History Part Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/6/2021

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Date Posted:
    11/6/2021
  • Job ID:
    21033739
  • Job Family
    Pharmacy
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description
Medication History Pharmacy Technician Part Time 
AdventHealth Palm Coast
Location: 60 Memorial Medical Parkway, Palm Coast, FL 32164

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Palm Coast

  • Work for a healthcare system that believes in “Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ”
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living a short distance from Flagler Beach
  • No State income tax

Shift/Hours:

Part Time/24 hours per 2 week pay period

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.

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.

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