Medication History Specialist
Wellstar Health Systems

Marietta, Georgia

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Overview

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities

As an integral member of the Emergency Department team, the Medication History Specialist (MHS) is responsible for working with patients who have been identified for admission to the hospital in order to obtain and document the best possible medication history. The MHS role is essential to assure high quality and safe care by reducing medication duplications, commissions and possible errors. The information obtained will be accurately entered into the computer system and it will be used by the physicians, pharmacist, nurse and other healthcare providers as an input into treatment plans and medication orders during hospitalization, and in discharge planning for post hospital transition and care. Must pass medication history competency exam within 30 days of start date. Must be able to pass annual competency and quality assurance metrics. Interview and inquiry techniques, with the patient, family, pharmacy) to compile the best possible medication history. Responsible for entering all home medication orders into the electronic medical record. Monitor the tracking board for potential admissions and highly complex patients to complete the medication history to assist in the delivery of quality care. Upon notification of patient admission responsible for updating home medication record in electronic medical record to match ordered and or active prescription medications. Possess service excellence skills, setting patient and family at ease, emonstrating, patience and compassion at the bedside. Will work under direction of ED Leadership, Medication Safety Officer, and nurses as needed to resolve any discrepancies/errors in home medication orders.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education

  • Must possess a High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certification
  • Medical Terminology preferred
Required Minimum Certification
  • Must be licensed as Certified Pharmacy Technician through the National Technician Licensing Board Must be registered with the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy
Required Minimum Experience
  • Two (2) years as a Pharmacy Technician
  • Retail experience preferred
Required Minimum Skills
  • Must be able to lift atleast 30 lbs
  • Must be able to transport a cart with approximately 100 lbs

We'd like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we'll help you make the most of all life's moments - on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy. We think it's pretty simple - we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

Make a difference in patients' lives... and your own! Here, it's more than healthcare - it's CareerCare!


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