Pharmacy Tech Medical History in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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Grand Strand Medical Center
Myrtle Beach, SC, United States
Full-time • Mixed 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technician   Job ID: 261025
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Are you passionate about the patient experience? 

At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! 

Jump-start your career as a Medication History Pharmacy Tech today with Grand Strand Medical Center.


Grand Strand Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.


Job Summary : 

The medication history pharmacy technician specialist performs medication histories for new hospital admission. Under general supervision of the clinical pharmacist, provide complete and accurate information for each medication, e.g., drug name, dose, route, frequency, indication, and date/time last dose was taken. Utilizes available resources for medication history collection including but not limited to: patient/family interview, medication lists, outside facility medication administration records, outpatient pharmacy records, and physician office records. Verifies/updates patient allergy, adverse drug reaction, preferred pharmacy and primary care physician information in the electronic medical record. Documents medication histories completed in the electronic health record, sending to the pharmacist for cosignature in an accurate and timely manner. Documents medication histories in CPW/VigiLanz in an accurate and timely manner. Assists the medication reconciliation pharmacist by ensuring patients identified for discharge counseling and medication reconciliation have a pharmacy services completed medication history. Prepares education materials for the medication reconciliation pharmacist as necessary. Schedule may vary according to the needs of the facility/department and may include weekend, evening shift, holiday, on-call, and additional hours.


Responsibilities:

  • Performs medication histories

  • Interviews patients and family members for the purpose of compiling an accurate and complete list of current medications the patient was taking prior to admission to the hospital, to include all prescription, non-prescription and investigational medications.

  • Contacts the patient’s community pharmacy, physician’s office, or other healthcare facility for clarifications if needed.

  • Accurately updates medication history, allergies, adverse drug reaction, pharmacy and primary care provider information in the electronic health record.

  • Correctly and completely documents interventions made to the medication history in the electronic medical record prior to the end of each shift worked.

  • Discusses any questions or issues that arise during the medication history process with a clinical pharmacy specialist.

  • Appropriately communicates unresolved medication history issues to clinical pharmacy specialists.

  • Documents patient medication histories in the electronic health record and CPW/VigiLanz.

  • Ascertains need for language assistance and obtains interpreter as necessary.


Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or GED required
  • ≥ 2 years previous retail pharmacy experience required
  • ≥ 1 year previous inpatient pharmacy experience
  • Maintains current pharmacy technician registration or pharmacy intern license - required
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification required
  • State Registration Pharmacy Technician


Grand Strand Medical Center has provided quality healthcare services since 1978, giving patient's access to highly-trained physicians and advanced technology. With more than 40 years of pioneering healthcare, our 300+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities. We offer a range of services for our patients - including the only cardiac surgery program, neurosurgery program, pediatric intensive care unit, Level I trauma center with two free-standing emergency departments, advanced wound care center, breast cancer center and Carolina Forest Imaging Center. We are recognized, for the chest pain, knee and hip replacement, sepsis and stroke by the Joint Commission.  

At Grand Strand Health, you'll find that caring extends to our patients, our people and our South Carolina community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Pharmacy Tech Medical History opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Grand Strand Medical Center
Full-time • Mixed 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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