Meds for Home Coordinator
Requisition #: 186910
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: May 14, 2019
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.
Under minimal supervision, the Meds for Home Coordinator assists in caring for patients by providing transitions of care services as assigned. The primary responsibility of the Meds for Home Coordinator is to assist patients with obtaining their discharge medications. Activities include discharge prescription data entry, adjudication, and delivery. The Meds for Home Coordinator obtains and organizes patient information including demographics, insurance information, medication lists, education needs, and information for a pharmacist to determine the appropriateness of discharge prescriptions. The Meds for Home Coordinator works closely with the multidisciplinary team and participates in performance improvement activities. The Meds for Home Coordinator promotes the safe and effective use of medications by providing the pharmacist with accurate and timely information necessary to make informed clinical recommendations. The Meds for Home Coordinator participates in performance improvement activities to increase the scope and quality of pharmacy services. The Meds for Home Coordinator performs other duties of a pharmacy technician, including but not limited to preparation and packaging of medications, inventory maintenance, and appropriate medication documentation, as required. This position will work from 9:00am to 5:30pm.
High school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of an accredited pharmacy technician program or equivalent is required. College degree preferred.
1 year work experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital or community pharmacy setting or successful completion of coursework in pharmacology plus 6 months of work experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital pharmacy setting. Applicable experience as a pharmacist extender is desired.
Johns Hopkins Hospital is a smoke free campus. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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