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 Inpatient Pharmacy has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 2 – CHEMO TECHNICIAN (Day Shifts). Under the general supervision of a registered Pharmacist, the Chemo Technician will perform certain routine and repetitive functions, including the preparation and packaging of medications and other Pharmacy-related functions. This position will act as a resource for the preparation of chemotherapeutic agents, and serves as a liaison for assigned nursing units or ambulatory clinics.
Responsibilities: • Perform all duties of a Pharmacy Technician I • Know and follow all IV room and chemotherapy preparation policies and procedures, including USP 800 • Safe and timely preparation and delivery of intravenous chemotherapy agents and other clinic administered meds • Order supplies for use in chemotherapy preparation and delivery, in conjunction with purchasing staff • Bulk packaging of hazardous drugs in accordance with policies and procedures • Demonstrate attitudes and behaviors that should be held by clean room personnel • File and deliver outpatient prescriptions for oncology clinic patients, or liaison to outpatient pharmacy for medication filling • Independent management of chemo preparation area in pharmacy IV room, including maintaining it in a neat, orderly, and clean fashion • Upkeep of patient chemo information sheets and chemo patient log book. Maintenance of chemo extravasation kits
Desired: • Experience with hazardous drug handling and preparation preferred • Good communication, organizational skills, and ability to prioritize duties • High reliability and ability to function independently
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.