Catholic Health Initiatives Pharmacy Tech Specialist, Pharmacy, Jewish Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky
Pharmacy Tech Specialist, Pharmacy, Jewish Hospital
2nd Shift, Full-Time
Job Summary / Job Purpose
medication history technician will provide assistance in the medication
reconciliation process by obtaining an accurate
medication history within 24 hours of admission when possible. Patients
shall be eligible and identified based on the following criteria: (1) anticipated admission from the Emergency
Department; (2) direct admit to the floor; and (3) transfer from another
facility. The certified pharmacy
technician will conduct interviews with
patients, family, or primary caregivers or other healthcare providers in order
to ascertain a complete and accurate medication list and have made available
for health care provider review via electronic medical record.
- Demonstrate the AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation,
Thank You) process when interviewing patients.
Utilizes available software to collect home medication list.
In the event that the patient or patient’s representative is unable to
supply the medication list, the following may need to be contacted:
Extended care facility
Another acute care facility
Obtains medication allergy details and immunization history
Appropriately records the information obtained in the electronic medical
- Communicates appropriate information as necessary to other healthcare
- Communicates effectively and effectively executes the medication
interview process with the patient and/or patient’s representative
Shift rotations may be necessary in order to cover needs.
Other duties as necessary to fulfill the needs of our patients including
but not limited too:
Proficiently preform all
functions of a Pharmacy Technician
Ensure the drug storage
locations are maintained in an appropriate manner
Restock ED MedSelect when
possible and on an as needed basis
d. Provide Constructive input
on how to improve Medication Reconciliation process
The Medication Reconciliation technicians will report
to the Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacists, the Pharmacy Clinical Manager and the Pharmacy
Residents as appropriate.
Job Requirements / Qualifications
Education / Accreditation / Licensure(required & preferred):
The High School
diploma, GED, or Associate degree in pharmacy technology
Basic typing and
within 1 year of hire and continual maintenance
pExperience (required & preferred):
Minimium of 2 years of Pharmacy Technician experience required:
pharmacy experience preferred.
Job Clinical Support
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-JEWISH HOSP 200 ABRAHAM FLEXNER
Daily Schedule 2
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0169376
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.