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Job Information

Swedish Health Services Pharmacy Technician - Inpatient in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for an Inpatient Pharmacy Technician (0.875 FTE, Nights) to work in Pharmacy at Swedish First Hill campus in Seattle, WA.

The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for supporting the practice of pharmacy, performing delegated tasks, and performing drug distribution, compounding, record keeping, and clerical activities under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.

In this position you will:

  • Interprets, assembles and labels prescriptions accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Understands the requirements for handling, distribution, inventory control and security of controlled substances and follows procedures.

  • Demonstrates proper infection control, hood cleaning, sterile technique, calculations and basic workflow of IV room.

  • Uses prepackaging equipment labels and records correctly.

  • Demonstrates proper technique in cleaning of the vertical flow hood and in preparations, labeling and disposal of chemotherapy.

  • Maintains a neat, clean and orderly work area.

  • Demonstrates competency in completing all assigned automated distribution duties and responsibilities.

  • Prepares and dispenses medications following approved procedures.

  • Checks patient record for pertinent information before processing order.

  • Refers appropriate clinical questions to a pharmacist.

  • Delivers medications and other pharmacy products within required time limits to inpatient areas, outpatient clinics, or satellite pharmacies. Includes crash, heart, and surgery carts.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Completion of an approved pharmacy technician training program

  • A current license to practice as a registered pharmacist in the State of Washington

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Six (6) monthsof hospital pharmacy experience

About the Swedish First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 292864

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