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Pharmacy Technician - Medication Reconciliation

Company: Phoebe Putney Health System
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY The Medication Reconciliation Pharmacy Technician is responsible for working with newly admitted patients in the ED to obtain and document an accurate home medication list to help avoid medication duplication's, omissions and errors. Incumbent obtains and enters information used by physicians and other health care providers to determine treatment plans and medication orders during and post discharge from the hospital. This position is also responsible for handling the drug distribution system and providing technical support in all aspects of the delivery of safe, effective, patient focused and cost efficient drug therapy and also to assist the pharmacist in the daily functions of the pharmacy department.GENERAL REQUIREMENTS Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs) Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time. Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills. Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.WORKING CONDITIONS General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels. May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights. May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms. May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or GED (Required) Vocational / Technical Degree in Pharmacy technology or related field (Preferred)EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 2 - 3 years Retail or hospital Pharmacy setting (Required)CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES Required Certifications/Licensures: Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), National Certification through Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT)GENERAL SKILLS Organizational Skills Communication Skills Interpersonal Skills Customer Relations Mathematical Analytical Grammar / Spelling Read / Comprehend Written Instructions Follow Verbal Instructions Transcription Mechanical Basic Computer Skills Microsoft Office Suite General Clerical SkillsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors Have good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordination Ability to perform - repetitive tasks/motionPHYSICAL DEMANDS Standing - Continuously within shift (67-100%) Walking - Continuously within shift (67-100%) Sitting - Occasionally within shift (1-33%) Climbing - Occasionally within shift (1-33%) Bending/Stooping - Frequently within shift (34-66%) Twist at waist - Frequently within shift (34-66%) Pushing/Pulling - Frequently within shift (34-66%) Reaching above shoulder - Continuously within shift (67-100%) Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)

Keywords: Phoebe Putney Health System, Albany , Pharmacy Technician - Medication Reconciliation, Healthcare , Albany, Georgia

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