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Swedish Health Services Clinical Pharmacist Central Refill Services - Smg Centralized Services in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Group is calling a Clinical Pharmacist Central Refill Services (Per Diem, Variable Shift) in the Swedish Centralized Services at Swedish Medical Group in Seattle, WA.

The Central Refill Pharmacist is a clinical position that assists in all aspects of processing prescription refill requests. The pharmacist will function in accordance with all state and federal rules, regulations, statutes and laws. Using established guidelines and/or protocols, the pharmacist facilitates authorization of medication refills for clinic patients. This includes assuring high quality services to Swedish patients and clinics, supervising staff, and performing pharmacist review and adjudication of refill requests as needed. The pharmacist will collaborate with physicians, pharmacists, technicians, clinical pharmacy department programs and services to optimize medication therapy. The pharmacist will be an integral part of a multi-disciplinary healthcare team. This position plays a key role in maintaining a high level of patient and provider satisfaction by providing patients with exceptional customer service and serving as the liaison between patients, physicians and pharmacies.

In this position you will:

  • Receives refill requests via electronic secure messaging, fax or phone. Authorizes prescription refills according to SMG Refill Guidelines and/or Protocol using the Electronic Health Record or fax.

  • Communicates verbally with patient or patient representative all pertinent medication refill information in a manner that is appropriate for age and level of understanding.

  • Researches medication-related patient health information, and processes and triages requests in a timely manner.

  • Works collaboratively with physicians, pharmacists, pharmacies, SMG staff and insurance companies.

  • Responds to changes in workload schedule and re-prioritizes as necessary; continually uses time in a productive manner to meet workload demands.

  • Reports to the Supervisor/Manager any suggestions for positive changes or recommendations within the scope of the department function, and in view of existing policies and procedures. Contributes to program implementation and standardization as needed. Works with department Supervisor and Manager to promote team unity and a harmonious work place. Participates constructively in department meetings.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate from an accredited college of pharmacy or PharmD

  • Bachelor level training will be considered as meeting requirements for pharmacist candidates that have a minimum of 3 years clinical pharmacy practice experience at hiring mangers discretion

  • Active Washington state pharmacist license in good standing

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Post graduate residency

About Swedish Medical Group.

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes 128 primary care and specialty care clinics.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Bank Of America Bldg (WA239) 800 Fifth Ave Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 331963