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Penn State Health Medication Reconciliation Tech - Pharmacy in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Night

Hours: Night

JOB SUMMARY:

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 pharmacy information system and printed to be used by physicians and other health care providers. They wil 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 required.

EXPERIENCE:

- 3-4 years of Pharmacy experience preferred, including hospital pharmacy and community experience

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

- Current Pharmacy Technician certification.

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.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

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