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Hackensack Meridian Health Ambulatory Pharmacy Liaison - Full time - Day in Neptune, New Jersey

Ambulatory Pharmacy Liaison - Full time - Day

Job ID
2021-103331

Department
J-AMB PHARM

Site
Jersey Shore Univ Med Cntr

Job Location
US-NJ-Neptune

Position Type
Full Time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week
40

Shift
Day

Shift Hours
Days

Weekend Work
Weekends as Needed

On Call Work
No On-Call Required

Holiday Work
No Holidays Required

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
The Ambulatory Pharmacy Liaison provides improved service for Hackensack Meridian patients by helping to supply medications prescribed by the patient's physician for discharge in a timely manner so that the patient can be discharged efficiently from an acute care Hackensack Meridian facility and transition directly to home. The Liaison functions as an intermediary between the discharge patient and the ambulatory pharmacy.
The Liaison will work closely with floor nurses, discharge planners, physicians, and the ambulatory pharmacy team. The Liaison helps ensure patient educational needs are met relative to their discharge prescriptions by facilitating pharmacist counseling where necessary.

Responsibilities

The Liaison meets with all potential patients to describe the program and answer any questions the patient or their caregiver may have. For patients requesting to use the service, the Liaison assists with obtaining information necessary for prescription processing, helps prioritize workflow and facilitates delivery of completed prescriptions back to the patient prior to discharge.
The Liaison, as a registered pharmacy technician may also work as a technician.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent required
NJ Registered Pharmacy technician REQUIRED
A minimum of one year experience in a retail pharmacy or ambulatory pharmacy setting is required, two or more is preffered
PTCB Certification (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) preferred
Strong knowledge of third party programs and demonstrated ability to exceed customer expectations
Strong interpersonal communications skills; compassionate and empathetic; passion to succeed while helping others; takes initiative (self-starter)
Pays attention to detail and can document outcomes; strong ability to multi-task
Computer and technology literacy above average

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