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CHI Health Saint Francis Grand Island, Nebraska
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Requisition ID 2022-216069 Employment Type Full Time Department Pharmacy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 7am-3:30pm or 8am-4:30pm with every 4th weekend rotation Remote No Category Pharmacy
Overview

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.

What sets us apart from other healthcare organizations? How much time do you have? In short, it all starts with our current employees. They believe in living our mission to provide compassion to everyone. We, in turn, believe that growing and supporting our people allows us to deliver a higher degree of quality care to our patients. CHI advocates for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. Choose an organization who will champion your talents and nurture your career. Choose CHI! 


Responsibilities

Eligible for New Hire $1,500 Sign-On Bonus!!!

*Speak to a recruiter regarding incentive eligibility, requirements and restrictions for new hire employees and current employees accepting a promotion.

This position will provide technical support in obtaining, verifying for accuracy, and recording initial medication histories from patients &/or their designated family/caregivers upon presentation to CHI Health patient care areas.  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. Perform other functions of a pharmacy technician registered in the State of Nebraska or Iowa, as applicable and within the scope of Nebraska/Iowa law as needed. This position is a cross-trained role, and the technician will be expected to be current in the procedures and operations of the pharmacy department as a whole.  This position will add to cost-containing and greater scheduling flexibility in the department.

What you will do:

  • Successfully complete Medication History Pharmacy Technician Competency/Skill Set.
  • Interview patients &/or their designated family/caregivers as soon as possible after presenting for care to CHI Health clinical areas (may include the Emergency Department, as well as inpatient and outpatient areas).
  • Obtain & record in the electronic medical record a current list of medications to include: prescription medications, over-the-counter (non-prescription) medications, vitamin and nutritional supplements, as well as the source(s) for this information.
  • Recording should include the following: name/location of patient’s ambulatory pharmacy, medication/supplement name, dosage form, strength, dose, day/time of most recent dose, and source(s) of the information being recorded
  • Attempt to clarify as many uncertainties and compile as complete a medication history as possible utilizing patient and family/caregiver information, ambulatory pharmacy records, clinic records, long-term-care facility records and information from previous hospital encounters.
  • Obtain & record in the electronic medical record an allergy history for each patient. In doing so, clarify & record the nature of the allergic reaction when necessary.
  • Consult with a pharmacist in all cases of unresolved uncertainties related to a patient’s medication & allergy history.

PHARMTECH


Qualifications

Required:

  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Certified pharmacy technician
  • Registered with the Board of Pharmacy
  • Minimum of 1 year pharmacy experience or successful completion of ASHP-accredited pharmacy technician program
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