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Medication History -Pharmacy Technician

Requisition ID:

20161059

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 40 Hours per week Rotating Days/Evenings and Weekends.

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 associates. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

Job Summary:
Under the direct supervision of the Emergency Department Pharmacist the Medication History Technician (MHT) will perform medication histories through patient/family/significant other interviews for patients arriving in the Emergency Department to be admitted to the inpatient units as well as our elective patients coming in for orthopedic procedures. The role requires an appropriate level of understanding and training in medical terminology and medication related terms. Responsible to maintain confidential reports, enter and retrieve data utilizing the computer system, and speak confidently with patients/family, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

 

Qualifications

Education:
• High School Diploma required or equivalent.
• Associates Degree in Pharmacy Technician program in preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:
• Current Pharmacy Technician Certification is strongly preferred
• Pharmacy registration with Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection within 30 days of hire and by March 31st of each year.

 

Expereince:

 

  • 2 years of pharmacy technician experience in a retail setting or equivalent experience.
  • Strong Computer skills.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical terminology and metrics system.
  • Exemplary customer service and communication skills

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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