Pharmacy Medication History Specialist | Rapid City Hospital | As Needed

Rapid City, SD USA Part time 24_3527


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Starting Pay Rate Range

$19.36 - $24.20

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

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

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

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 the EMR.
  • 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 18-months of hire - Medication History Certification -  Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) OR Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) - National Healthcare Association (NHA)

Experience - 3+ years of pharmacy experience

Certification - Hazardous Drug Management Certification - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB);  Technician Product Verification (Tech-Check-Tech) Certification - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

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.

Job Category

Clinical Care

Job Family



RCH Pharmacy

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

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