Brandywine Hospital
Pharmacy Technician – Medication Histories
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Coatesville Map
Posted: 09/29/2019
Closing: 10/28/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Brandywine Hospital
Job description

About the Organization
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives



Responsibilities

Medication History Technician (MHT) will be independently obtaining medication and allergy histories for patients in the Emergency Department. History will be obtained by interviewing the patient, family, calling local pharmacies, Long Term Care facilities and other resources. Information obtained will be entered into Cerner and used by physicians, pharmacist, nurses, and other health care providers to determine treatment plans and medication orders during and post discharge from the hospital. Medication History Trained Technician performs clerical tasks, clinical tasks, and other duties as assigned in conjunction with pharmacists driven activities.



Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalency required
  • Preference for some college/college degree
  • Previous experience in pharmacy, handling medications or medication records 
  • Actively registered, in good standing, with the Pennsylvania Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician. If not, requirement is to be registered within 90 days from date of hire
  • Three years pharmacy work experience or experience taking medication histories preferred
Pharmacy Technician – Medication Histories