Pharmacy Technician Medication History PRN in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital Stone Oak

Pharmacy Technician Medication History PRN

San Antonio, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem  PRN 
Category: Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technician • Job ID: 1088762
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Description

Introduction

Do you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Pharmacy Technician Medication History PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Methodist Hospital Stone Oak which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Methodist Healthcare.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Pharmacy Technician Medication History PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Pharmacy Technician Medication History Specialist, you will be performing medication histories for new hospital admissions. Your duties are performed under general supervision of the clinical pharmacist, provide complete and accurate information for each medication, e.g., drug name, dose, route, frequency, indication, and date/time last dose was taken. You will utilize available resources for medication history collection including but not limited to: patient/family interview, medication lists, outside facility medication administration records, outpatient pharmacy records, and physician office records. You will verify/update patient allergy, adverse drug reaction, preferred pharmacy and primary care physician information in the electronic medical record. You will document medication histories completed in the electronic health record, sending to the pharmacist for cosignatory in an accurate and timely manner. You will document medication histories in CPW/VigiLanz in an accurate and timely manner. You will assist the medication reconciliation pharmacist by ensuring patients identified for discharge counseling and medication reconciliation have a pharmacy services completed medication history. You will prepare education materials for the medication reconciliation pharmacist as necessary. Your schedule may vary according to the needs of the facility/department and may include weekend, evening shift, holiday, on-call, and additional hours.

What you will do in this role:

  • As a Pharmacy Technician Medication History Specialist, you will perform medication histories.
  • You will interview patients and family members for the purpose of compiling an accurate and complete list of current medications the patient was taking prior to admission to the hospital, to include all prescription, non-prescription and investigational medications. 
  • You will contact the patient’s community pharmacy, physician’s office, or other healthcare facility for clarifications if needed. 
  • You will accurately update medication history, allergies, adverse drug reaction, pharmacy and primary care provider information in the electronic health record and CPW/VigiLanz. 
  • You will correctly and completely document interventions made to the medication history in the electronic medical record prior to the end of each shift worked. 
  • You will discuss any questions or issues that arise during the medication history process with a clinical pharmacy specialist. 
  • You will appropriately communicate unresolved medication history issues to clinical pharmacy specialists. 
  • You will ascertain need for language assistance and obtain interpreters as necessary. 
  • You will assist the clinical pharmacist performing education and/or discharge counseling through identification of patients that need medication histories completed by pharmacy services and preparation of counseling materials.
  • You will attend and participate in staff meeting regularly (full-time and PRN staff). You will obtain prior approval when unable to attend. 

What qualifications you will need:

  • High School graduate or GED
  • 2+ years previous retail pharmacy experience
  • 1 year previous inpatient pharmacy experience preferred
  • Maintains current pharmacy technician registration or pharmacy intern license.
  • Certification as a Pharmacy Technician for registered pharmacy technicians; a 90 day grace period is allowed after hiring into the role 

    This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

    Methodist Hospital Stone Oak continues to grow and build on our reputation as a hospital where high-tech and high-touch come together. It is a streamlined, energy-efficient, patient-focused health care facility equipped with the most modern technology available. With over 280 beds, services include emergency care, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, neonatology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and acute rehab services.

    Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. The stroke rehabilitation program has received the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification of Stroke Rehabilitation. Methodist Hospital Stone Oak belongs to the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery and has become a leader in robotic surgeries with a highly experienced team of surgeons offering this minimally invasive option to patients. Surgeons from around the country come to train under the facility’s world class team. The hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A and by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. It also been recognized as a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® and by Medicare.gov as #1 in San Antonio and #6 in the entire nation. Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is 1 of only 102 hospitals to receive Medicare.gov’s 5-star rating. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Stone Oak under Locations.


    "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

    If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Pharmacy Technician Medication History PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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