Swedish Health Services Pharmacy Technician - Medication Reconciliation in Edmonds, Washington
Swedish is looking for a Pharmacy Technician (0.9 FTE, Evening Shift) in Medication Reconciliation at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, Washington.
Swedish Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician with a focus on accurate patient medication histories to join our team! The Medication History Pharmacy Technician will assist the pharmacist by performing the following medication history activities, with the goal of compiling an accurate and complete medication list prior to hospital admission:
Collection and clarification of the home medication list through patient or caregiver interview, information gathered from electronic sources, community pharmacies and primary care provider.
Verification of allergy information.
Entry of the home medication list into the electronic health record (EHR), as well as updating the patient’s preferred community pharmacy information in the EHR.
Documentation in the EHR and communication of relevant information associated with home medications in the EHR and/or verbally to the pharmacist.
Communicating concisely and effectively with patients, families, pharmacists, and other health care providers related to patient home medication histories.
The Medication History Pharmacy Technician will also be cross-trained in other Inpatient Pharmacy areas to support coverage as needed, however the primary work location will be within the Emergency Department.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED
Current Washington state Pharmacy Technician license
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Two years’ experience as a Certified Pharmacy Technician in a hospital or community pharmacy setting.
Broad pharmacy experience in different settings (e.g. community, hospital, home health, etc.)
Prior experience with obtaining medication histories and/or medication reconciliation
Working knowledge of common outpatient medications, doses and forms
About the Edmonds Campus.
About the Edmonds Campus.
Swedish Edmonds has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the Greater Seattle area since 1964. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. Swedish Edmonds is an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.
The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:
217 licensed beds.
450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff.
1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel.
Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
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.
Job Category: Pharmacy Technician
Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026
Req ID: 295497