Medication History Pharmacy Technician

PharmaceuticalPharmacy Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards


$1500 Sign on bonus available

Title:  
Medication History Pharmacy Technician 554304519

Department:  Pharmacy

Reports To:  Pharmacy Operations Manager/Pharmacist on Duty

Shift:  Varies, 6:00am-2:30pm, 11:30am-8:00pm, 2:30pm-11:00pm - Monday-Friday to include rotating weekends

Status:  Full Time

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Pharmacy director, obtains medication histories for new patients coming through the Emergency Department. Medication history information will be obtained from the patient directly or the patient's family, retail pharmacy or physician office. Technician enters medication history into the electronic patient database or updates database if information already exists. Communicates completion of medication history to pharmacist on duty.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  High School diploma or equivalent.

Licensure:  Registered as a Pharmacy Technician by the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy required.  Certified Pharmacy Technician required.

Experience:  Minimum of 2 years as a hospital or retail pharmacy technician.

Skills:  Attention to detail and accuracy, dependability and reliability, effective communication, organizational skills, problem solving, collaboration and teamwork.
 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Work area should be well lighted.  Work schedule requires flexible and rotating hours.  May be required to handle hazardous drugs.  Moderately heavy, work pace is very hectic and rushed at times and worker is required to be on feet most of day.  Mental efforts include effective communicating of job responsibilities.