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Pharmacy Tech - Medication Reconciliation

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 77135 Date posted 11/04/2016
Requisition ID: 77135
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Pharmacy ROMACC
  • Category: Pharmacy Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 9 PM
  • Shift End Time: 7 AM
Location
This position is located at Serra Mesa, San Diego County.
 
Hours
FT NIGHTS
10 hour night shift, 9:00 pm to 7:00 am, work 7 nights on and 7 off, every other weekends.
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician program
  • Current unencumbered CA Pharmacy Technician licensure
  • Current one (1) year Pharmacy Technician experience 
  • Proficiency with computer skills (PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong customer service skills
  • 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

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 Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
Essential Physical Requirements may include:
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation/Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Squatting
  • Lift up to 50 pounds with some lifting and moving of Pyxis equipment
  • Push/pull up to 50 pounds
  • Carry up to 10 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Pharmacy Technician, pharm tech
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