Medication History Technician Specialist


Lifespan
593 Eddy St
Providence, RI 02903
United States

Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

The Pharmacy Medication History Technician serves as a key and integral part of the progressive pharmacy-managed medication reconciliation practice model.

  • Has primary responsibility to accurately obtain and compile current detailed and complete home medication history lists and allergies for patients to be admitted to the hospital. 
  • Uses all relevant sources to obtain the most current required information including but not limited to patient and family interviews direct contact with outpatient pharmacies extended care facilities and provider offices. 
  •  Accurately documents detailed and verified current home medication list including relevant related information in the electronic medical record (LifeChart). 
  • Reviews patient allergy information in LifeChart updates as needed.
  • Interacts effectively and compassionately with patients and families in manner.
  • Interacts effectively and professionally with other health care providers at all levels including but not limited to providers nurses (RNs) and ancillary support personnel.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and functions in a manner that contributes to a highly effective multidisciplinary work group.
Job Requirements
High school graduate or equivalent degree. Completion of one to two years of college preferred.
Maintains current unrestricted Rhode Island Pharmacy Technician licensure.
Maintains and holds current National Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT).
Minimum one-year pharmacy technician experience as a CPhT.
Employer
Lifespan
Kati Ricci
167 Point St
Providence RI 02903
United States