Mount Carmel Health System

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Medication Historian (Full-Time) - Pharmacy Services - Mount Carmel East

Mount Carmel Health System - Columbus, Ohio

Posted: 11/17/2018


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Expected Weekly Hours:



Rotating Shift

Position Purpose:

At Mount Carmel, we work to continuously inspire one another. Here, all are welcome. It is this culture of humility and compassion that sets Mount Carmel apart. We see the big picture and do the right thing. That means a dedication to the well-being our both our colleagues and the patients they serve.

Job Description Details:

Our Medication Historian colleagues support our mission in a variety of ways. Their compassion and commitment to collaborative excellence positively impacts our patients and the communities we serve.  This is what truly sets Mount Carmel apart.  In return, Mount Carmel provides excellent learning and growth opportunities, excellent benefits and opportunities to succeed.

The Pharmacy Medication Historian assists with compiling an accurate and complete patient medication history. Interviews patients and uses a standardized tool to record all patient medication information including prescribed medications, over-the-counter medications, dietary and herbal supplements. Works with patients/family members to maintain updated medication lists, communicates pertinent findings to appropriate care team members, and identifies and facilitates correction of medication discrepancies.


  • Gathers information about the patient's medications from family or directly from the patient in the Emergency Room or inpatient settings
  • Compiles a complete list of patient's medications, including name, dosage, frequency, route and compliance history, OTC, and herbal supplements.
  • Collects information on patient's drug allergies and reactions


  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Approved Pharmacy Technician Certification OR Pharmacy Intern License
  • 1-3 years of retail pharmacy experience preferred

Discovering opportunities, support and excellence – all while making a real difference in patients’ lives – begins at Mount Carmel. Find a new beginning and advance your career with us.

Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or physical ability.


Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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