Pharmacy Medication History Specialist | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD Full time 21_3783


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Job Category

Clinical Care

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RCH Pharmacy

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Employee Type


Job Summary

Provides technical assistance for interdisciplinary teams in collection, clarification and documentation of medication histories under the direction of a pharmacist.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
●Interviews patient to obtain medication history, current medication list, and allergies.
●Accurately documents patient medication history, current medication list, and allergies under supervision of a pharmacist.
●Validates medications with various information sources to ensure provided information is correct.
●Utilizes multiple databases effectively.
●Assists with training of new employees as directed by supervisor. Assists in training of physicians, nurses, and other Healthcare professionals with data entry into Meditech.
●Communicates effectively with other Healthcare professionals.
●Completes annual competencies in a timely manner.
●Completes computer software maintenance as assigned by supervisor.
●Develops professional rapport with support staff team members that conveys confidence and direction as an advanced team member.
●All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Certification - Registration within 30 days of hire-  South Dakota Board of Pharmacy; Certified Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB);

Certification - Required within 12-months of hire - Hazardous Drug Management Certification - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB);  Technician Product Verification (Tech-Check-Tech) Certification - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB); Medication History Certification -  Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

Experience - 3+ years of pharmacy experience

Physical Requirements:
Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

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