High school diploma or GED required. Must be licensed with the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician or have an LPN license before the onset of duties. Pharmacy technicians must have national certification, acceptance into a professional post graduate program (medicine or pharmacy), or a minimum of 2 years experience.
Excellent verbal communication skills, ability to work in a team environment and ability to work in stressful environments is essential. The ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks is also desired. Pharmacy/healthcare experience with direct patient care roles is preferred.
Normal hospital environment. Close eye work. Hearing within normal range. Operates computer, typewriter, calculator. Finger dexterity. Eye-hand coordination. Frequent sitting, standing and walking. May lift and carry up to 35 lbs.
This is a safety sensitive position. Please see the St. Bernards Substance Abuse Policy for further information.
A Medication Reconciliation Pharmacy Technician will independently obtain medication and allergy histories for patients that will be admitted to the hospital. Information will be obtained by interviewing the patient, patient family, calling local pharmacies and also using other available resources. The information obtained will be entered into a computer system and it will be used by physicians and other health care providers to determine treatment plans and medication orders during and post discharge from the hospital.