Med Reconciliation Pharmacy Tech
Company: Renown Health
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Position Purpose: This position is responsible for obtaining an
accurate and comprehensive list of a patient's medication regimen
upon admission, while in the Emergency Department or prior to
planned surgery in conjunction with the patient, family, pharmacies
and other health care personel. Nature and Scope: The incumbent is
expected to provide optimal patient care by recognizing differences
in drug therapy (i.e drug, dose
frequency) in pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric
Incumbent is challenged to assist the physician, nurse and
pharmacist in the timely and accurate development of an accurate
home medication list.
Questions involving medication use or therapeutics must be referred
to the pharmacist and good judgment is required when other types of
information is provided by the technician.
The incumbent is responsible for interviewing the patient and
utilizing other resources available (i.e. outpatient pharmacies,
family, etc) to obtain a list of homemedications, over the counter
products and supplements that the patient is currently taking.
The incumbent will be responsible for entering medication orders
into the pharmacy computer system; this involves maintaining and
updating the patient medication reconciliation
profile; all therapeutic questions are to be referred to the
The incumbent is expected to act in a professional manner and to
provide exceptional patient service as directed by the Renown
The incumbent is challenged to assist in the training of new
technicians, pharmacy students, pharmacy practice residents and
nursing staff in medication reconciliation.
The incumbent will be required to work varying shifts and days to
meet the needs of the department which operates 24 hours a day, 7
days a week (Cost Center 200 only).
Overtime may be required. The incumbent is expected to attend on a
regular basis staff meetings, technician meetings, etc.
In addition to being competent to work in the inpatient
outpatient environments, incumbent is expected to be trained and
have the ability to work in multiple areas. This position must
maintain general pharmacy knowledge, knowledge of medications,
medication dosage forms, pharmaceutical calculations and trade and
generic names. Thorough understanding of medication order
procedures involving the pharmacy computer system. Demonstrates
interpersonal skills to maintain effective communication with
co-workers, other hospital employees, patients and visitors.
Working knowledge of Renown Health and specific departmental
policies and procedures, as well as state and federal laws
The incumbent may perform other duties as assigned.
This position does not provide patient care. The foregoing
description is not intended and should not be construed to be an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work
conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an
accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred Education: Must have
working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading,
writing and speaking English. Prefer high School Diploma, (or
equivalent), proficient math skills. Experience: . One year of
retail or two years of hospital experience as a Pharmacy Technician
Experience in a customer service role is preferred. License(s):
Registered by the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy.
Recognized Pharmacy Technician training program, and/or are
nationally certified (CPhT) preferred. Certification(s): Completion
of a recognized Pharmacy Technician training program or have
national certification preferred. Computer / Typing: Must possess,
or be able to obtain within 90 days,
the computers skills necessary to complete online learning
requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and
policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc. Typing:
Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Med Reconciliation Pharmacy Tech, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada
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