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University of Washington PHARMACIST 2 - OUTPATIENT (PART-TIME, ROTATING VARIABLE SHIFTS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 190594


Posting Date: 05/26/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: 50% of $8,917 - $12,758 per month

Limited Recruitment: Open to UW Employees only

Shift: Alternate Work Shift

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally and medically vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed 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. ( HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a PART-TIME PHARMACIST 2 - OUTPATIENT (50%, Rotating/Variable Shifts). The Pharmacist 2 will perform clinical and distributive pharmacy duties in any one of the five outpatient pharmacies, and will provide drug information and education to patients, physicians/ clinicians, and nurses. The Pharmacist 2 instructs students, residents, interns, and technicians, and provides pharmaceutical care to patients. Responsibilities: Distribution: • Prepare and dispense medications. • Conduct a thorough patient profile review to assess the appropriateness of the prescribed pharmaceutical, including monitoring individual patient profiles for drug duplications, interactions, allergies, appropriate dose, strength, and route of administration at the time each order is received. Document relevant information in patient medical record. • Evaluate all physicians' orders and verify correctness of entries in computerized patient profiles. • Interview patients and provide education regarding their medications. • Comply with all pharmacy laws and regulations. • Provide continuity for daily operations and patient interactions. • Direct the work of technicians, interns, pharmacy students, and residents. • Maintain accurate records of controlled substances dispensed. Clinical: • Perform direct patient screening and education on selected medical conditions in consultation/counseling rooms in the outpatient pharmacy waiting room. • Recommend appropriate drug therapy based on patient parameters and interpretation of current literature, safety, efficacy, and cost. • Advise providers about patients' drug therapy. • Perform refill authorization for selected ambulatory clinics. Review patient history, assess current drug therapy for appropriateness, compliance, duration, and duplication of therapy. Provide documentation in medical record and communication to prescriber as outlined in prescription refill protocol. • Maintain accurate medication histories and monitor effect and adverse reactions. • Participate in the implementation of formulary management, optimizing patient care through appropriate selection of treatment options. Educational: • Assist with the instruction of students, residents, and staff pharmacists regarding clinical pharmacy, distribution, and drug information. • Participate in regularly scheduled pharmacy continuing education provided by the department. • Provide drug information and/or periodic in-services to physicians, nurses, patients, and pharmacy staff. Other Duties: • Assist with periodic peer review and evaluation.

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.