The technician will work to obtain patient home medication lists from relevant sources, including but not limited to patient or family interview, discharge medication lists, prescription bottles, and phone calls to retail pharmac..." />
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The technician will work to obtain patient home medication lists from relevant sources, including but not limited to patient or family interview, discharge medication lists, prescription bottles, and phone calls to retail pharmacies, physician offices, and nursing homes. They will also document in the electronic medical record and clarify allergy information as well as home pharmacy.
The technician will be responsible for communication of relevant medication and allergy information to a pharmacist. They will help promote the safe and effective use of hospital and pharmacy technology throughout the McLeod Health System. The candidate will be responsible for working with all other departments throughout McLeod to ensure accurate and timely medication history collection.
Shifts ranging from 7:30am to 2:30am; various shifts available ranging from days to evenings based on scheduling needs.
Department Description Inpatient Pharmacy
Skills Required High school graduate or equivalent (GED). South Carolina Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) State Certification required. Must be familiar with medications, and have excellent customer service and communication skills with patients.
Experience Required At least 6 months experience as a Pharmacy Technician (or similar job experience preferred), and have exhibited a high degree of dependability and competency in previous work performance. The Pharmacy Technician must pass a competency test (>75%) within their probationary period.