Thomas Jefferson Univ Medication History Pharmacy Tech (Full-Time - Days), Abington Jefferson in Abington, Pennsylvania
Reference #: 9246682The 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.Full-Time 40 Hours/Week, DaysEducation and Training:HS Diploma or equivalent required;Licensed Practical Nurse or Bachelor's degree preferred.Experience:1+ years of Pharmacy Technician experience.Prior experience with medication history/reconciliation preferred.Retail pharmacy experience preferred.License, Certification and Registration: Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT); if LPN CPhT required within 1 year of hire.Other Requirements: Excellent written and verbal skills; Proficient with basic PC skills; Good knowledge of medications, strengths available, indications. Soft skills with regards to patient/family interactions.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 and 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.As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise 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.