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Medication Reconciliation Pharmacy Technician - Full-time (744891)

Catawba Valley Health Systems

Last Updated: 10/05/20

Job Description

Pharmacy / Full-Time / 2nd Shift (Posted 09/23/2020)

Job Description:
The Medication Reconciliation Pharmacy Technician (MRPT) role assists in the collection of an up-to-date medication list for patients prior to their admission to the hospital by interviewing patients, reviewing their previous medication records and consulting with their outpatient pharmacies. The MRPT will obtain medication histories in the Emergency Department as well as in the inpatient areas. The MRPT will also facilitate patient flow in the ED by being competent to transport patients, both monitored and un-monitored to their respective inpatient unit once the medication history has been completed.

Education and Credentials:
High School diploma or equivalent. Registered with NC Board of Pharmacy and certification from the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (CPhT).

Work experience:
Three years of experience as a retail pharmacy technician or as a medication reconciliation pharmacy technician within the previous six years.

Within six months of employment the MRPT will have obtained the following:
2. EKG Course Certificate
3. ASHP Medication Reconciliation Certificate

Given training and on-the-job experience incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of the job within three months of employment date.

Five years of experience as a pharmacy technician with a combination of retail and hospital experience; experience completing home medication lists as a medication reconciliation pharmacy technician

Company Details

Catawba Valley Health Systems

Hickory, North Carolina, United States