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CommonSpirit Health Med History Pharmacy Tech in DES MOINES, Iowa

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

  • 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 Mercy clinical areas (includes 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.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within 3 months of hire.

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification; Minimum of 2000 hours of pharmacy technician experience required; and Registered or eligible to register as pharmacy technician with the State Board of Pharmacy Examiners within 30 days of hire date.

OR

  • Registered Pharmacist-Intern with the State of Iowa at the time of hire

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Requisition ID 2021-167687

Employment Type Part Time

Department Pharmacy

Hours / Pay Period 40

Shift Day

Standard Hours 530a-2p

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Location IA-DES MOINES

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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