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Pharmacy Transition Specialist (PerDiem) - Medication Histories

Job ID: 6537
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

Description

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Summary:
Assists transition patients by evaluating their self-care needs and providing the items to them after a post-acute stay. Assembles and reviews medication history and document their findings.

Description

The medication history technician is an integral member of the Pharmacy and Emergency Department teams. The medication history technician is responsible for working with patients who have been identified for admission to the hospital in order to obtain and document the best possible medication history. Medication history information will be obtained from the patient directly or the patient's family, retail pharmacy or physician office. This role is essential to assure high quality and safe care by reducing medication duplications, omissions and possible errors. The information obtained will be accurately entered into the computer system and it will be used by physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other healthcare providers to make care decisions during hospitalization, and in discharge planning for post-hospital transitions and care.

Skills preferred: Accurate work with careful attention to detail. Good clinical judgment to determine accuracy of information obtained. Working knowledge of common outpatient medication doses and dosage forms. Possess the necessary interpersonal and communication skills required to interact with patients, co-workers, and other health professionals. Ability to prioritize work in a high-volume work environment. Ability to adapt to changes in workload and schedule to meet patient needs. Ability to set priorities and solve problems. 


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Completion of a nine-month Pharmacy Technician Program (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Registration with the NC Board of Pharmacy unless enrolled in a PharmD program.·CPhT from PTCB or ExCPT from NHA unless enrolled in a PharmD program.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● If completion of a Pharmacy Technician Program: No prior experience required.
● If a High School diploma or GED: Two (2) years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex IP Pharmacy 

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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