The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
Working independently, the Pharmacy Technician I role interacts with patients and healthcare providers to perform a variety of technical pharmaceutical tasks including filling of new prescriptions and refills, performing pharmaceutical calculations, preparing, medications and performing point of sale activities and maintaining the electronic medication medical record for patients. All work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and pharmacy technician supervisor.
Provides good customer service to patients by being attentive and quick to respond at pharmacy window and follows through on problems
Runs specific areas of pharmacy operations including Point of Sale (POS), working independently as assigned, assists in maintaining pharmacy stock and ensures no expired medications are in the clinic, by following the inventory control process
Enters prescription orders into pharmacy system, including billing prescriptions appropriately and accurately
Prepares, packages, and labels medication in an accurate and efficient manner
This position may also be responsible for assisting in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists
High school graduate or equivalent
Certified as a Washington State Pharmacy Technician
Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, enter data into computer systems in accurately and efficiently
Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
Familiar with the generic names of drugs along with their basic indication.
Certified as a Washington State Pharmacy Technician from an accredited technical institute
Ability to operate a Point of Sale system
Experience with Electronic Medical Records
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The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was incorporated in 1998 as a separate, jointly governed non-profit that included the cancer programs of three partners. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a cancer treatment center that unites doctors from Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and Seattle Children’s. The purpose of this organization is to provide state-of the-art patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Northwest, and according to the National Cancer Data Base, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients in general have better survival rates than patients treated at other cancer treatment centers.