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Pharmacy Tech - Medication Reconciliation

Job ID: 93619 Date posted: February 04, 2019

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Pharmacy ROMACC
  • Pharmacy Jobs
  • Variable
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary
The Pharmacy Technician ROMACC  will work under the supervision of a Pharmacist to obtain home medication regimens from patients.  The ROMACC technician will also be responsible for identifying discrepancies between the patient's home medications and in-house orders.  The discrepancies will be communicated to the appropriate pharmacist for follow up. 
The Pharmacy Technician is involved in the identification and interviewing of newly admitted patient's and completing the electronic documented Home Medication process in Cerner Millennium.  
Sharp Memorial Hospital is the flagship hospital of the Sharp HealthCare System with extensive and complex medical-surgical patient type.  Pharmacy is a 24-hour, seven days a week operation.  Decentralized distribution model with PYXIS profile.  Extensive pharmacy clinical services including anticoagulation, antibiotic surveillance, nutritional support, pain management, pharmacokinetics and renal dosing.  For the past seven years, Sharp has been named by Hospitals and Health Networks as one of the “100 most wired” hospitals in the nation.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Person-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

 

Location
This position is located at Serra Mesa, San Diego County.
 
Hours
PER DIEM
8 hours variable shift, weekends as needed.
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician program
  • Current unencumbered CA Pharmacy Technician licensure
  • Minimum of two (2) years current Pharmacy Tech experience in pharmacy or similar environment is required.  Combination of both inpatient and outpatient experience preferred, particularly outpatient experience.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of medication nomenclature and dosing.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy terminology, trade, generic drug names, and metric system
                          
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One (1) year current Pharmacy Technician experience in a hospital setting 
  • Experience with medication reconciliation and obtaining accurate medication histories
  • Proficiency with computer skills (PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong customer service skills

Essential physical requirements may be discussed during interview.

 

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

Keywords: pharmacy technician jobs in San Diego, pharm tech jobs in San Diego

 

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