Pharmacy Admission Specialists support physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and patients by compiling an accurate and complete list of medications taken at home. They do so by gathering patient-specific data about home medications, interviewing patients and other family members to confirm and clarify any findings, and inputting this information into the electronic health record all for the purpose of producing an accurate and complete list of home medications. Desired skills include a strong knowledge of retail drug names (brand and generic), attention to detail, the drive to work both independently and as a teammate, and the ability to converse comfortably with a variety of people in many different circumstances.
We are looking for a hard-working individual with some flexibility of schedule and the ability to cover both weekdays and occasional weekends. Shift times are eight hours, and vary with 5:00am-1:30pm being the earliest and 2:30pm-11:00pm being the latest. This position requires working a minimum of 4 shifts/month (2 shifts per pay-period), but may vary up to 40 hours a week from time to time, depending upon availability and circumstances.
Interview patients and family members to compile a valid list of patient's home medications upon admission and perform verification and clarification of documents with the Pharmacist.
Communicate with retail pharmacies, primary care physicians, and other resources to gather information and recognize and apply knowledge of appropriate/specific drugs within scope.
Assist department and bedded units to identify and resolve patient safety issues related to medication use and admission medication list.
Record information in the patients EHR in a timely manner and maintain accurate data involving patient information.
High school diploma or GED.
2 years of Pharmacy Technician experience or 1 year experience as Pharmacy Technician with Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy Technician certification.
Retail Pharmacy experience.
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