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. As an employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.UWMC INPATIENT PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME STAFF PHARMACIST (Rotating/Variable Shifts). The Staff Pharmacist (Pharmacist 2) is responsible for performing and supervising 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.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.