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All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family: We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage Career growth and advancement potential Whole Person Wellbeing Resources 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: Location Address: 601 EAST ROLLINS STREET, Orlando, 32803 The community you’ll be caring for:
• Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando • We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage • Career growth and advancement potential • Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
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:
The Medication History 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
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Please be advised that all licenses and certifications listed are not required. If you only have one or some of those listed, you may still be eligible for this position
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High School Grad
Applicable State Pharmacy Technician Registration (RPT) OR Current, valid State Pharmacist Intern license if applicable to state
Sterile Compounding Certification, if applicable per state legislation
Associates degree or technical degree in a related field or specific certification related to the position, preferably in a physical science, business or healthcare
One year of contemporary hospital pharmacy, retail or ambulatory experience
Current certification from Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or from the Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ICPT)
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.