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Medication History Advocate

Company: Ascension
Location: Austin
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Ascension Rx is looking for a Medication History Advocate to join their Pharmacy Services team.


Remote | Days/ Evenings/ Weekends | 4 Days/ 10hr. Shifts


What You Will Do:

Obtain and document through the electronic medical record (EMR) both timely and accurate medication histories for patients using multiple data sources.

  • Interview patients, caregivers, or providers to obtain the most accurate medication history based on patient-specific factors (eg , illness, cognition, literacy).
  • Accurately use and communicate with external resources to obtain pertinent information.
  • Document medication history in the EMR.
  • Provide appropriate escalation and appropriate handoffs with complex or incomplete medication histories.
  • Effectively communicate with other members of the health care team.
  • Maintain knowledge regarding new medications and dosage forms that may be used in an outpatient/ambulatory setting.
  • Monitor multiple patient queues from facilities or EMRs.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Pharmacy Tech credentialed from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) preferred.
  • Pharmacy Tech credentialed from the National Healthcare Association preferred.


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Additional Preferences:
  • Pharmacy Technician License highly preferred.
  • Medication History Certification or obtained within 1 year of employment.
  • 1-2 years of retail/ outpatient pharmacy experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 


Why Join Our Team:

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


Keywords: Ascension, Austin , Medication History Advocate, Other , Austin, Texas

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