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New Smyrna, FL

Description

Medication History Pharmacy Technician

AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

Facility Address: 401 Palmetto Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • $2,500 sign on bonus potential

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources and Mental Health Resources and Support

  • No State Income Tax

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule : Full Time

Shift : Variable 1st and/or 2nd shift

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • New Smyrna Beach is a small, charming community with a quiet laid-back vibe.As part of the Canaveral National Seashore, its beautiful beaches offer endless recreation activities.

  • New Smyrna Beach is named one of America’s Top Small Cities for the Arts, and the city boasts several theatres and fine art galleries.

  • The historic downtown is lined with cute beach-side boutiques and unique dining choices.

  • Nearby major cities such as Orlando and Daytona Beach provide access to world-class theme parks, international airports, and professional sporting and cultural events.

  • All these features, topped with solid educational options and family-friendly neighborhoods make New Smyrna Beach a great place to live and work.

The role you’ll contribute:

Medication History Technicians perform a complex process that affects all patients as they move through all health care settings. They compare the patient’s current medication regimen against the physician’s admission, transfer, and/or discharge orders to identify discrepancies.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

In the Emergency Department Medication Histories Technicians perform medication reconciliation, which is a process to decrease medication errors and patient harm in the following ways:

  • Obtaining, verifying, and documenting the patient’s current prescription and over-the-counter medications—including vitamins, supplements, eye drops, creams, ointments, inhalers and herbals— when he or she is admitted to the hospital or is seen in an outpatient setting.

  • Considering the patient’s pre-admission/home medication list when ordering medicines during a hospital encounter and continuing home medications as appropriate, and comparing the patient’s pre-admission/home medication list to ordered medicines and treatment plans to identify unintended discrepancies (i.e., those not explained by the patient’s clinical condition or formulary status).

  • Verifying the patient’s home medication list and discussing unintended discrepancies with the physician for resolution.

  • Providing an updated medication list and communicating the importance of managing medication information to the patient when he or she is discharged from the hospital or at the end of an outpatient encounter

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • High school diploma

  • Current Florida license as a Registered Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Intern.

  • 1yr of Hospital or Retail Pharmacy Tech experience.

  • Strong customer service skills.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Pharmacy

Organization: AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 23031047

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: 401 PALMETTO ST

    Pay Range: $17.389 - $21.096

  • Location: New Smyrna, FL

  • Job ID: 23031047

  • Job Family: Pharmacy

  • Shift:

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