Pharmacy Technician - Medical Reconciliation

  • MaineHealth
  • Biddeford, ME 04005, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Pharmacy Technician

Job Description

Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Medication reconciliation technician (MRT) is responsible for accurately collecting and entering patient’s current medications, allergies and medication sensitivities into the hospital's information system upon admission. MRT will primarily be working in the Emergency Room with frequent contact with patients, nurses and physicians. This position requires the technician to be flexible with scheduling needs and be able to perform other responsibilities as required by a Pharmacy Manager or Technician Supervisor.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: N/A
    • License/Certifications: Currently licensed as a pharmacy technician in the State of Maine or currently eligible consistent with the current State of Maine Board of Pharmacy requirements.  Current pharmacy technician certification (CPht) (or achievable within 6 months of the date of hire) received through examination administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). National certification required.
    • Experience: Minimum of two years' hospital/retail pharmacy or medication management experience preferred.
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interview patients and/or their family members and relay medication discrepancies to clinical pharmacists.
    • Considerable knowledge of medication names (both trade and generic), medication uses, doses, and routes of administration, as well as over-the-counter medications and supplements preferred.
    • Ability to use medication resources to aid in medication reconciliation process, including, but not limited to, Health Info Net, Maine PMP, Lexicomp, UpToDate and retail pharmacies.
    • Recognize barriers to obtaining information (language, social, mental status, etc.) and actively problem solve solutions
    • Computer skills and knowledge of different programs such as QS-1, Epic, Excel, Outlook and Word is preferred.
Additional Information 

MaineHealth was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.