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University of Washington PHARMACIST 2 - INPATIENT (FULL-TIME, VARIABLE SHIFTS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 196503

Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE - PHARMACY

Posting Date: 10/08/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $8,917 - $12,758 per month

Shift: Alternate Work 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. (http://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-classified-staff-20191231.pdf) UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE - INPATIENT PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME PHARMACIST 2 - INPATIENT (Variable Shifts). The Pharmacist 2 will be responsible for performing and supervising the dispensing functions in the Inpatient, IV Admixture, and Satellite Pharmacies. RESPONSIBILITIES: Dispensing: • Conduct a thorough patient profile review to assess the appropriateness of the prescribed medication including monitoring for drug duplications, interactions, allergies, appropriate dose, strength, and route of administration at the time each order is received; document relevant information in medical record as required. • Promote rational, cost-effective drug therapy by promoting the use of formulary items and optimizing patient care through appropriate selection of treatment options. • Direct pharmacy technicians in all areas of technical responsibilities. • Ensure proper preparation and labeling of all medications. • Ensure that controlled substances are properly stored, dispensed, recorded, and inventoried. • Ensure timely delivery of medications to proper patient care areas. • Ensure that all bulk packaged items are properly prepared, labeled and documented. • Ensure correct aseptic preparation, labeling and delivery of compounded sterile products. Perform routine visual observation and oversight to ensure proper garbing, handwashing, cleaning and aseptic technique processes is followed during sterile compounding. Other: • Provide drug information to patients, physicians, nurses, and other members of the health care team. • Participate in protocol development, exploratory projects and committees which contribute to improved patient care. • Document clinical interventions as appropriate. • Detect, monitor, document and report any adverse drug reactions and medication errors. • Assist in developing safe medication practices to prevent errors. • Participate in teaching pharmacy students, interns and technicians and guiding experiential training. • Participate in Code Blue response, specifically preparing drugs for administration and recommending agents and doses. • Comply with all state and federal pharmacy laws. Perform related duties as assigned

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.

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