The presentation which accompanies this essay will be viewed by Pharmacy Admission Specialists (PAS) as a part of orientation and as a refresher for experienced PAS.
The position of Pharmacy Admission Specialist was created in the fall of 2011. The job description requires that the Pharmacy Admission Specialist have at least a high school diploma or GED. A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a retail or hospital pharmacy technician or pharmacy technician certification and 1 year of experience as a retail or hospital pharmacy technician is also required. All of the current PAS meet these requirements.
In order to perform the tasks involved in compiling a medication list for reconciliation, the PAS must be able to speak, read and write in English. The PAS must have basic computer literacy which includes being able to type information into the electronic health record. The PAS must be able to conduct face to face interviews with patients who are being admitted to the hospital. The PAS must be able to use the telephone and fax machine to obtain patient medication information. Pharmacy Admission Specialists must be able to manage time effectively. They must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Each team member must also be familiar with common drug names and be knowledgeable enough about the medications to ask pertinent questions of both the patient and those from whom they receive verifying information.
Protective measures for safeguarding electronic resources
With the use of electronic resources comes the possibility of threat situations which require special care in order to protect the integrity of the system as well as the privacy of patients and co-workers. The Committee o...
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...nsider that no email or other communication is private. Any information on the company intranet can be retrieved or viewed by someone. The UCH Code of Conduct will be reviewed with all new hires and is available on VIC for review at all times.
The committee on national security systems' national information assurance glossary (2010): Retrieved from http://www.ncix.gov/publications/policy/docs/CNSSI_4009.pdf
University of Colorado Health. (2010). Master information technology resources (RI-81). Available from: https://vic.pvhs.org.
University of Colorado Health. (2011). Electronic mail (IM-08). Available from: https://vic.pvhs.org
University of Colorado Health. (2011). Internet usage (IM-07). Available from: https://vic.pvhs.org
University of Colorado Health. (2010). Social networking sites (IM-04). Available from: https://vic.pvhs.org
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