Swedish Medical Center Pharmacist - Inpatient Pharmacy in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for an Inpatient Pharmacist (0.8 FTE, variable shifts) to work at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
We are seeking a detail focused, caring, and thoughtful individual in Pharmacy care, promoting the goals and upholding the ideals of Swedish Medical Center in providing excellent care and experience for our diverse patient population. This position is a member of a multi-disciplinary team and is responsible for assuring safe, efficient, cost effective drug therapy for all patients.
Schedule: Days w/ rotating evenings and every other weekend.
In this position you will:
Evaluates physician medication orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions, route of administration and stability and makes recommendations for therapy changes to the providers and facility staff as appropriate.
Maintains patient database to include appropriate current and past medical history, appropriate clinical and laboratory data, and concurrent medication (including over-the-counter and home remedies).
Collaborates with the healthcare team to provide clinical and technical support as needed.
Documents all communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patients and their family members in the electronic medical record.
Provide pharmaceutical care that includes cost conscious therapeutic drug monitoring, pharmacokinetic evaluations, and documentation of patient medical records.
Respond to pharmaceutical inquiries from patients, medical personnel, and pharmacy staff.
Oversee activities and assign projects to resident pharmacist, interns and other pharmacy personnel.
Responsible for, handling incoming physician calls, logging data into the computer, and Drug Utilization Review.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Performs other tasks as assigned.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy
Current license to practice as registered pharmacist in the State of Washington
Ability to accurately check the compounding of IV admixtures, TPN and other parental drugs and chemotherapy drugs
Ability to follow collaborative practice agreement (CPA) and pharmacy guidelines and protocols for appropriate monitoring and dosing of antimicrobial agents, anticoagulation, Glycemic control, and other services
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Experience in hospital inpatient pharmacy
About the 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
Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of 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.
Job Category: Pharmacy & Pharmacy Support
Req ID: 158415