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Trinity Health Med History Pharmacy Tech PT in DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Description:

Shift Hours: Evening

*Position is eligible for $2,5000 Sign on Bonus*

  • 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 when nationally certified through NHA. PCTB nationally certified technicians do NOT require HS diploma or GED.

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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire. The acceptable credentialing body for this requirement is the American Heart Association.

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification required; Minimum of 2000 hours of pharmacy technician experience required.

  • Registered as pharmacy technician with the State Board of Pharmacy Examiners at date of hire.

OR

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

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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