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-Pharmacy Technician

Company: TrueCare
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:The Health Coach will collaborate with clinic staff to ensure that all potential patients are provided individual coaching to improve the maintenance of their chronic conditions. The Health Coach will work within the guidelines established by the Be There San Diego grant to record patient progress and outcomes. Essential Functions:Provide culturally competent health care outreach, engagement, individual support, chronic disease self-management education and follow up. Assist primary care provider during consults with potential new patients. Contact clients enrolled in health program on a weekly basis and provide necessary wellness coaching. Print clinicians schedule and identify potential candidates, contact patient and invite them to participate in the project.Report, monitor and track patient vitals including, but not limited to blood pressure, weight, and blood sugar levels. Explore patient understanding of medical conditions; encourage adoption of habits that are conducive to a higher quality of life. Provide patient information and access to appropriate community and clinic resources to supplement coaching discussions.Explore patient understanding of current medication adherence and motivations to be adherent to their primary care provider's recommendations.Work with the primary care team to ensure patient is titrated as needed. Elicit patient knowledge and motivations regarding recommended lifestyle behaviors (Weight Management, Nutrition, Exercise, Smoking Cessation, and Stress Management); encourage and empower patients to develop lifestyle behaviors to improve health outcomes. Set short term and long-term lifestyle goals with patients; schedule regular meetings and/or phone contacts until goals are met consistently.Provide continued education to patient, identify and address barriers, assess knowledge and motivation, develop and revise action plans.Provide ongoing education and written materials to the patient including instructions on how to properly take and record blood pressures to support their efforts at self-monitoring. Encourage and empower patients to self-monitor chronic conditions.Display knowledge of normal signs of human development and ability to assess and provide age-appropriate care.Perform administrative duties as outlined in the grant including but not limited to, recording patient contact information, recording patient vitals and running registration reports. Job Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent.Bilingual in English and Spanish.One to two years' experience working with a diabetic and chronically ill population.One to two years' experience working with community health groups and agencies.Experience with basic motivational interviewing techniques.Knowledge of disease prevention (cardiovascular and diabetes) and basic understanding of exercise principles, nutrition and weight management.Knowledge of medical terminology and medical laboratory procedures.Pharmacy Technician License Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office suite products, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. TrueCare requires employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation obligations. At Truecare, we put your health first. Our compassionate team understands your needs and provides a heartfelt welcome to each and every person who walks through our doors. Visit truecare.org to learn more! Health Inside. Come in! Salud Adentro. Bienvenido! TrueCare is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. PI191310051

Keywords: TrueCare, San Marcos , -Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , San Marcos, California

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