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Pharmacy Medication Reconciliation Specialist-FT 40hrs/wk Rotating Day/Eve; EOW (9445)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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Job Description

When you work at Children’s, you’re part of a treasured place of healing in the Omaha community—and beyond. Join our team of highly engaged, caring professionals who believe deeply in the organization’s mission—to improve the life of every child. We support equity, diversity and inclusion, and as you apply your skills and expertise to helping children, you too will have opportunities to grow your career. In 2021, we’ll open the new Hubbard Center for Children, tripling our capacity to serve children.

When children are your everything, anything can be…

Children's is looking to hire a  Pharmacy Medication Reconciliation Specialist, Pharmacy that under the direct supervision of the Pharmacist, the Medication Reconciliation Specialist is responsible for working with patients and their families to collect and compile a current and complete patient medication list and aid in streamlining the medication reconciliation process for providers and nurses.

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time

 

40%

Compiles and completes, in the clinical information system, a current home medication list on patients as soon as possible for new admissions to the hospital & in the ED in the room on the computer, at the patient bedside.

•           Asks about all necessary medication sub-categories during medication interview to include prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, vitamin and nutritional supplements, as well as the primary source for this information.

  • Includes medication/supplement name, doseage form, strength, dose, day/time of most recent dose.
  • Enters compliance comments & last dose for all historical and prescribed medications on the medication list.
  • Verifies home med list information with the person providing the details by asking them to read the Medication List screen in Epic and confirm the accuracy and completeness of the information
  • 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
  • Assist with identification of medications utilizing appropriate resources.
  • Refers appropriate questions to pharmacists in all cases of unresolved uncertainties related to a patient’s medication & allergy history..

25%

Facilitates medication reconciliation workflow with providers and nurses in Epic to ensure all medications are reconciled in Epic within 24 hours of patient admission.

15%

Addresses customer service issues in a timely manner, including answering phones, directing calls, greeting visitors, and responding to questions in the Pharmacy.

15%

Perform other functions as described in the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Pharmacy Technician job description as needed.

 

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

 

Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES

5%

  1. Performs other duties as assigned

100%

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills across a variety of media.
  • Mathematical skills necessary for algebraic conversions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Previous experience in health care, with knowledge of medications, medication terminology.
  • Computer data entry skills.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Minimum 2 years pharmacy experience required, experience in a retail pharmacy setting preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification from a recognized national or local certification board required.
  • Current and valid registration with the State of Nebraska required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Successful completion of security check in compliance with requirements set by the State of Nebraska required.

 

EOE/VETS/DISABLED

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Job Details

Date Posted March 23, 2020
Requisition 1169-2202
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Pharmacy
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Shift
Rotating
rotate D/E, EOW
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2052.00 Pharmacy Technicians
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Business - Math
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Typing
  • Pharmacy

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