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Swedish Health Services Pharmacist - Inpatient in Issaquah, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is calling an Inpatient Pharmacist (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to work at Pharmacy at Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, Washington.

The Pharmacist is a member of a multi-disciplinary team and is responsible for assuring safe, efficient, cost effective drug therapy for all patients.The pharmacist is responsible for providing clinical drug information to meet the needs of the customers, including physicians, nurses, patients and other healthcare professionals. This position is responsible for participating in the training, orientation and education of staff.

In this position you will:

  • Evaluate provider medication orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions, route of administration and stability and make recommendations for therapy changes as appropriate

  • Evaluate patient electronic medical records to include appropriate current and past medical history, appropriate clinical and laboratory data, and concurrent medications (including over-the-counter and home therapies)

  • Collaborate with the healthcare team to provide clinical and technical support as needed

  • Document relevant communication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team, patients and their family members in the electronic medical record

  • Provide cost-effective, evidence-based pharmaceutical care that includes therapeutic drug monitoring, pharmacokinetic evaluation, drug utilization review, use of collaborative drug therapy agreements and drug therapy guidelines

  • Provide discharge transitions of care services to our high-risk patients

  • Respond to pharmaceutical inquiries from patients, medical personnel, and pharmacy staff

  • Oversee activities and assign projects to residents, interns and other pharmacy personnel

  • Maintain responsibility for handling incoming provider calls and collaborating to resolve issues

  • Perform other tasks as assigned

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.


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, other parental and unit dose drugs

  • Ability to follow a collaborative drug therapy agreement (CDTA) and pharmacy drug therapy guidelines for all relevant pharmacy services

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in hospital inpatient pharmacy with a focus in adult critical care patient populations

  • ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency or equivalent experience

  • Board certification in an applicable specialty

About the Issaquah Campus.

With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029

Req ID: 323346