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Medical History Technician

Methodist Health System Fremont, NE
  • Purpose of Job
    • The Medication History Technician is responsible for patient interviews and investigations resulting in a timely and accurate medication record for our patients.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • Required: A high school diploma or equivalent General Education Development (GED) may include specialized or vocational courses. 
      • Preferred: Experience with medications or similar education (i.e. nursing/ pre-pharmacy etc.)

    • License/Certifications
      • Preferred: Pharmacy Technician Registration and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Certification. 

    • Experience
      • Required: One to Two years in position were medications are used and dispensed.
      • Preferred: Two years Pharmacy Technician experience. 
      • Preferred: Retail experience.
      • Preferred: Previous pharmacy experience including prescription transcription duties. OR One year experience performing medication history interviews may be substituted for Pharmacy Technician.

    • Skills
      • Required: Strong communication and computer skills.
      • Preferred: Accurate work with careful attention to detail and persistence to get the job done right every time. Working knowledge of common outpatient medication doses and forms.
      • Required: Possess the necessary interpersonal and communication skills. 
      • Required: Must be able to write legibly, speak, and read English proficiently.
      • Required: Must be able to operate computer, calculator, telephone, pager, and other related pharmacy equipment.
      • Required: Cerner computer skills must be at an acceptable standard 4 weeks after starting position.  
      • Required: Adapt to changes in workload and schedule to meet patient needs. Set priorities and solve problems. Self-directed autonomous nature, resourceful, good interpersonal skills, self confident, self starter are expected abilities of this position. 
  • Physical Requirements
    • Physical
      • Sitting in the same location or standing/walking; required to stoop, climb or lift light material (10 to 20 lbs.) or equipment. 
      • Requires ability to handle stress; repetitive use of hands and fingers (use of computer keyboard); ability to work independently; ability to stand (50%) and sit (20%) and walk (30%) throughout shift-walking or standing for long periods of time (4 – 8 hours); ability to lift and carry moderate (e.g. 25 lbs) loads; stooping or kneeling (e.g. to pick up items from floor or on higher/lower shelves); must be able to operate equipment required to perform pharmacy department tasks

    • Environmental

    • Hazards
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Perform Patient Interviews to obtain accurate medication information.

      • Review Pharmacy, clinic and medical record data to validate medication information.

      • Accurate data entry into the medical record.

      • Communicate with Pharmacists on identified medication discrepancies.

      • Promote and educate on Pharmacy Discharge Medication Program

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values ~ Living Our Values, and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

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Date Posted August 10, 2022
Date Closes October 9, 2022
Requisition 25700
Located In Fremont, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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