Medication Reconciliation Tech - Pharmacy

St Joseph Regional

Location: US:PA:Reading
Work Type: Part Time
FTE: 0.4
Shift: Varied
Hours: Day and evening

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
As an integral member of the pharmacy team and under the supervision of a pharmacist is responsible for working with newly admitted patients in the emergency department to obtain and document an accurate medication list to help avoid medication duplications, omissions, and errors. The information obtained will be entered into the electronic health record to be used by physicians and other health care providers. They will use this to determine medication orders during the hospital admission and upon discharge from the hospital. Knowledge of pharmaceutical terminology, metric systems, and computer systems is necessary, in addition to excellent customer service skills and the ability to effectively work and communicate with patients, staff, and outside providers. The medication reconciliation technician may provide services within the scope of their license, certification, registration, and/or assessed competencies. Practice will be in accordance with laws and regulations.


Education:

Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Completion of a Pharmacy Technician Certification Program or active Licensure in Practical Nursing (LPN) in the state of Pennsylvania required.

Experience:

3-4 years of medication history or pharmacy experience preferred, including hospital and community experience.

License/Certification:

Current Pharmacy Technician certification or Current Pennsylvania licensure in Practical Nursing (LPN).


If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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