Medication Transition Coord I (Medication Transaction Coordin)

UPMC Pinnacle - Harrisburg, PA (30+ days ago)3.6




PinnacleHealth has a vision for a healthier community. That's why in everything we do, our goal is to meet or exceed the expectations of our patients and their families. As a leading employer in the region, PinnacleHealth strives to attract and retain talented, compassionate people who share this same vision. There are many benefits in becoming an employee at PinnacleHealth:

Fast paced Inpatient environment with leading-edge technology
Career Ladder and advancement opportunities
Flexible schedules
Work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and pharmacists
Competitive wages and benefits

Job Summary: The Medication Transition Coordinator will support medication transitions for patients during hospital admissions and discharges as well as select outpatient visits with a goal of assuring patients have medications and requested products prior to leaving Pinnacle Health. This goal is accomplished by identifying new admissions, obtaining accurate medication histories, explaining the Meds-to-Beds program, and assuring requested products are affordable to the patient. The Medication Transition Coordinator is responsible for logistically organizing and delivering requested medications and other products prior to discharge.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Providing the highest level of customer service to our patients and their families
Obtaining accurate medication histories
Ensuring medication and medical product options are affordable for each patient
Support Pharmacy services at all 3 hospital locations (Harrisburg, Community General Osteopathic, West Shore)
Coordinating the logistics and delivery of necessary medications and other products prior to discharge
Successfully complete all assigned annual competencies
Advancement opportunities available upon completion of six months of employment in the Medication Transition Coordinator role and successfully obtaining a Pharmacy Technician certification through the PTCB (performance and FTE requirements must also be met)

Minimum Requirements:
High School Graduate or Equivalent
At least one of the following is required: College Degree (minimally an Associate's degree) in a Science or Healthcare related field, graduate of an accredited school of Practical Nursing with current Pennsylvania license
Once year of experience in a patient-related healthcare role
Must possess the ability to speak, comprehend, read and write the English language
Basic computer skills required in order to complete mandatory training programs and effectively use electronic medical record systems
This position provides services to all PinnacleHealth facilities and the incumbent must have the means to report to, or travel to, all of our locations as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:
Certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
Prior health-system pharmacy experience preferred

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The online application must be completed in full in order to be considered for a position with PinnacleHealth. If your work history extends beyond the 4 work history spaces on our application, please be sure to submit a resume inclusive of all of your work history in order to have full consideration of your experience.

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