Med History Tech-Pharmacy

  • MaineHealth
  • Brunswick, ME 04011, USA
  • Apr 07, 2021

Job Description

Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Under the direction of a pharmacist, provides technical support in obtaining, verifying for accuracy, and recording initial medication histories from patients &/or their designated family/caregivers upon admission to Mid Coast Hospital. Includes conducting patient &/or family interviews focused on obtaining current medication regimens including prescription and over-the-counter (non-prescription) medications, as well as vitamin and herbal supplements.
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  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: High school diploma or GED preferred.
    • License/Certifications: Licensed as a technician by the State of Maine. CPhT preferred.
    • Experience:  N/A.
    • The use of good time management skills is required. The ability to organize, plan, prioritize and complete assigned tasks in a timely, accurate manner is essential, especially under some stress. Problem solving and judgement based on prior experience or knowledge of policy and procedure is required.
    • The Medication History Technician demonstrates outstanding critical thinking and decision making skills. He or she understands the limits of a non-pharmacist staff worker, and is able to direct specific questions to the pharmacist.