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Req #: 199812


Posting Date: 11/24/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $9,560 - $13,679 per month

Limited Recruitment: Open to UW Employees only

Shift: First Shift

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. ( UW Medical Center - Montlake - Pharmacy is seeking a highly motivated FULL-TIME CLINICAL PHARMACIST - SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE/GENERAL SURGERY (Day Shifts). The Clinical Pharmacist will provide pharmaceutical care to our Surgical Intensive Care and General Surgery patients. Our Clinical Pharmacists provide extensive pharmaceutical care and are a vital part of the inpatient multidisciplinary patient care team. In addition to direct patient care responsibilities, our Pharmacists provide drug therapy consults, participate in treatment protocol development, provide patient/family/staff education, facilitate transitions of care, precept pharmacy students and residents, and perform duties of a Pharmacist 2. RESPONSIBILITIES: Clinical Drug therapy monitoring, including, but not limited to: • Ensure appropriate drug therapy and nutrition, including indication, dose, drug interactions and drug allergies • Evaluate pharmacotherapeutic regimens for effectiveness and adverse drug events, and intervene as needed • Utilize the medical record and other appropriate documentation systems to communicate with healthcare professionals and to document specific pharmacotherapeutic recommendations • Provide drug information and education to medical teams, nursing and dietitian staff • Provide patient/family counseling and education • Update patient medication lists and reconcile medication orders at visit Education and Research: • Provide primary preceptorship of pharmacy residents and student pharmacists • Provide education to medical/surgical providers, students, and nursing staff • Present at educational conferences to multidisciplinary staff, as requested • Develop and provide nursing in-services • Provide didactic teaching to student pharmacists at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, as requested • Participate in collaborative research projects with healthcare professionals, pharmacy residents and student pharmacists • Submit unique work for publication in professional journals Practice Management: • Implement and maintain departmental policies and procedures related to the safe and effective use of medications • Routinely evaluate current updates in service specific literature • Develop and maintain drug therapy monitoring systems for patients • Establish and maintain efficient lines of communication between pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other members of the healthcare team • Participate in pharmacy and hospital committees as requested • Participate in the development and implementation of quality assurance programs for pharmacy services, including, but not limited to, prevention of medication errors • Perform drug utilization evaluation and cost containment analyses, as needed Dispensing: • Perform duties of a Pharmacist 2.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.