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Medication History Technician - Part Time

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Williamsburg, VA


Work Shift
Second (Evenings) (United States of America)

Sentara is hiring a Medication History Technician, for Sentara Williamsburg Medical Center, in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Shift: Part Time (24 hours)

Second Shift (2P-1030P)

1 year pharmacy technician experience REQUIRED

Virginia Pharmacy Technician license REQUIRED

National Certification (PTCB or NHA) REQUIRED


Sentara Healthcare is a Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina based not-for-profit integrated healthcare provider that has been in business for over 131 years. Offering more than 500 sites of care including 12 hospitals, PACE (Elder Care), home health, hospice, medical groups, imaging services, therapy, outpatient surgery centers, and an 858,000 member health plan. The people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara Employer of Choice for over ten years. U.S. News and World Report has recognized Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years. Sentara offers professional development and a continued employment philosophy!

Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Parental and Caregiver Leave, Educational Assistance, Emergency Back-Up Care and other family benefits, a 401k/403B with matching funds, 401a, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks, and more.

Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.

We welcome you to be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!

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Job Summary

As an integral member of the healthcare team, the Medication History Technician is responsible for collecting an accurate medication and allergy history for admitted patients in the Emergency Department and/or inpatient units. Information will be obtained by interviewing the patient, family members, retail pharmacy, nursing home documentation/staff, and any other available resources. The accurate home list will be documented in eCare to be used by physicians and other healthcare providers to determine treatment plans and medication orders during admission and post-discharge. The technician will communicate pertinent information (i.e. medications that need to be clarified with the physician and/or other healthcare providers) to the supervising pharmacist.

VA OR NC Pharmacy Technician Registration Number

1 Year Pharmacy Technician, pharmacy retail experience preferred.


Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) - Other/National, NHA Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT) - Other/National, Pharmacy Technician Registration - North Carolina, Pharmacy Technician Registration - Virginia

Pharmacy Technician


Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Mathematics

Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.

Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.

In support of our mission to improve health every day, this is a tobacco-free environment. Associated topics: blood collection, hematopathology, medical technologist, microbiology, molecular, pathology, sample collection, technician, technologist, testing

Keywords: Sentara Health, Newport News , Medication History Technician - Part Time, Professions , Williamsburg, Virginia

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