*Employment Type:* Part time *Shift:* *Description:* The* Medication Historian* assists with compiling an accurate and complete patient medication history. Interviews patients and uses a standardized tool to record all patient medication information including prescribed medications, over-the-counter medications, dietary and herbal supplements. Works with patients/family members to maintain updated medication lists, communicates pertinent findings to appropriate care team members, and identifies and facilitates correction of medication discrepancies. *What we are looking for:* * *Education:* High school graduation or equivalent * *Licensure / Certification:* Approved Pharmacy Technician Certification or Pharmacy Intern License * *Experience:* 1-3 years of retail pharmacy experience preferred * Effective Communication Skills * Ability to interact efficiently with patients and families while also demonstrating empathy and sensitivity when gathering required medication information * Aptitude in mathematical manipulations (ratio, proportions, multiplication, division, decimals, and fractions) *What you will do:* * Gathers information about the patient's medications from family or directly from the patient in the Emergency Room or inpatient settings. * Compiles a complete list of patient's medications, including name, dosage, frequency, route and compliance history, OTC, and herbal supplements. * Collects information on patient's drug allergies and reactions. * Enters obtained information into appropriate application/system. * Communicates with physician offices, retail pharmacies, or other sources to verify medications as needed. * Compares medication list to indications and medical history if available. * Identify medication discrepancies and facilitate correction or escalation to pharmacists for follow-up, if needed. * Demonstrates responsibility and acts independently, in areas not requiring the professional judgment of a pharmacist/nurse/prescriber. -- Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law. *Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion* Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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