Responsible for accurately collecting and entering current patient medications into the hospital's information system for utilization by the physicians and providers responsible for admitting and discharging the patient from the hospital. The primary function includes patient interviews and review of internal and external systems with relevant information.For more information regarding this career opportunity contact Mary Ellen Scalzo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Responsible for accurately performing medication histories upon admission, medical history entry into the electronic data base, and all basic pharmacy technician functions in a timely manner.
Responsible for relaying any outstanding transition of care issues to the lead pharmacist and physician.
Operates computer systems to accurately input medication orders and obtain necessary patient information.
Assists in maintaining pharmacy inventory and record keeping in accordance with state and federal law.
Reports medication errors on a continuous basis.
Assures timely distribution of prescribed medications and stock items as needed.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Certified Pharmacy Technician (PTCB or NHA)) - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB or NHA))
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.
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