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1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/4/2019
Job Category:
Pharmacy
Medication Reconciliation Pharmacy Technician
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Portsmouth Regional Hospital | Portsmouth, NH
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Job Description

Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER's, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility-based staff continue to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health's top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data

Portsmouth Regional Hospital is a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA, the nation's largest provider of healthcare services. Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the seacoast region's residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is one of the area's largest employers. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction.

Our patients are our priority, but so are you!

Not only do our patients come first, but our employees do too! We provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are met. Choose the medical coverage package that best suits you. Look after your loved ones while still getting paid with our Paid Family Leave. Plan for your future with our matching 401k or opt-in for several other benefits including tuition assistance, student loan repayment, family and medical flex spending accounts, life insurance, and identity theft protection.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professionals like you to be a part of our Pharmacy Family!

Essential Medication Reconciliation Pharmacy Technician job functions and responsibilities:

* Strong communication skills to effectively interview patients and families to obtain or verify medication histories.


* Contacts retail pharmacies and physician offices to complete or verify medication histories.


* Enters home medication lists into appropriate computer systems.


* Demonstrates proficient skills in using computer systems and paper charts for data retrieval.


* Works closely with emergency department clinical pharmacist and nursing staff.


* Provides clinical care staff with completed admitted medication histories.


* Promptly identifies any medication history issues with clinical pharmacist or staff.


* Communicated effectively with other healthcare professionals for medication history problem resolution, including physicians.


* Unit Inspection Functions in the Emergency Department.


* Generalist functions.


* Train and mentor other medication reconciliation technicians.



EDUCATION:

* Completion of Pharmacy Technician program (preferred)



LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

* Active New Hampshire State license as a Pharmacy Technician (required)


* National Certification from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) (required)



EXPERIENCE:

* 1-3 years of Pharmacy Technician experience (required)


* Retail Pharmacy experience (preferred)



HOURS:

* Full Time
* 7 days on/7 days off


* Wednesday - Tuesday




* Evening Shift
* 12:30pm - 11:00pm





We are an equal opportunity employer and we 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.

About Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Portsmouth Regional Hospital continues to develop new medical resources to meet our patients' needs - close to home. In recent months we have introduced or expanded the following services: Endocrinology & Diabetes: The Center for Diabetes and Endocrinologyhas two full-time, highly skilled endocrinologists who offer patients a comprehensive approach to all aspects of endocrinology, including diabetes management. Diabetes is the most common endocrine disorder, and our endocrinologists play a important role in the diagnosis and treatment of this complex disease.