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**Medication History Specialist** Position is located in the
Emergency Department at Wellstar Paulding. Medication History
Specialist is an integral member of the Emergency Department team,
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. MHS role is essential to assure high
quality and safe care by reducing medication duplications,
commissions and possible errors. Information obtained will be
accurately entered into the computer system and it will be used by
the physician, 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
+ Interview and inquiry techniques with 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, demonstrating 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
**F/T Evenings: 12 pm - 12 am x 3 shifts per week**
**Required Minimum Education** : High School graduate or possess
a GED. Medical Terminology highly preferred.
**Required Minimum Certification** : Licensed as Certified
Pharmacy Technician from the National Technician Licensing Board.
Registered with the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy
**Required Minimum Experience:** Two years pharmacy technician
experience required, _hospital experience highly preferred_ .
**Required Minimum Skills** :Minimal typing skills. Basic
computer skills. Good oral communication skills. Basic management
skills. Good problem solving skills. Good interpersonal skills.
Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds. Ability to push a
transportation cart of approximately 100 pounds.
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advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the
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WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
All applicants are considered without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or
any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
**Job ID** _2021-61598_
**Position Type** _Full-Time_
**Department** _Emergency Department - Paulding_
**Facility** _WellStar Paulding Hospital_
**Category** _Allied Health_