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AMITA Health Pharmacy Technician Medication History Advocate - Full Time - Evenings in Glendale Heights, Illinois

We Are Hiring

AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks

AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks has provided faith-based care to Chicago’s western suburbs since 1980. AMITA Health Adventist GlenOaks delivers highly personalized, compassionate care and convenience. From new technologies and aesthetic updates to the all-private patient rooms in our medical/surgical units, our recent renovations place world-class medical services in an environment conducive to our patient’s comfort and care.

What You Will Do

Job description:

  • The medication history pharmacy technician performs medication histories for new hospital admissions. Under general supervision of a clinical pharmacist, the medication history pharmacy technician obtains/updates medication histories for newly admitted patients, reviews available medication history in the electronic medical record, and documents complete and accurate information for each medication (e.g., drug name, dose, route, frequency, indication, and date/time last dose was taken).

  • The medication history pharmacy technician uses 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.

  • Excellent communication skills and customer service are essential.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Pharmacy Tech credentialed from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) preferred.

  • Pharmacy Tech credentialed from the National Healthcareer Association preferred.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area. We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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