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Swedish Medical Center Pharmacist - Inpatient in Seattle, Washington


Swedish MedicalCenter is looking for a Pharmacist (0.8 FTE, Variable shift) to work atSwedish First Hill located 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: Predominantly days with

rotating evenings and weekends.

In thisposition you will:

  • Evaluateprovider medication orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potentialinteractions, route of administration and stability, and makerecommendations for therapy changes as appropriate

  • Evaluatepatient electronic medical records to include appropriate current and pastmedical history, appropriate clinical and laboratory data, and concurrentmedications (including over-the-counter and home therapies)

  • Collaboratewith the healthcare team to provide clinical and technical support asneeded

  • Documentrelevant communication with physicians, nurses, other members of thehealthcare team, patients and their family members in the electronicmedical record

  • Providecost-effective, evidence-based pharmaceutical care that includestherapeutic drug monitoring, pharmacokinetic evaluation, drug utilizationreview, use of collaborative drug therapy agreements and drug therapyguidelines

  • Respondto pharmaceutical inquiries from medical personnel, and pharmacy staff

  • Overseeactivities and assign projects to residents, interns, and other pharmacypersonnel

  • Maintainresponsibility for handling incoming provider calls and collaborating toresolve issues

  • Performother tasks as assigned


Requiredqualifications for this position include:

  • Graduateof an accredited school of pharmacy

  • Currentlicense to practice as registered pharmacist in the State of Washington

  • Abilityto accurately check the compounding of IV admixtures, TPN, and otherparental drugs

Preferredqualifications for this position include:

  • Experiencein hospital inpatient pharmacy with a focus on interdisciplinary care

  • ASHP-accreditedPGY-1 residency or equivalent experience

  • Abilityto follow a collaborative drug therapy agreement (CDTA) and pharmacy drugtherapy guidelines for all relevant pharmacy services including but notlimited to anticoagulants (parenteral and enteral), antimicrobials,parenteral nutrition, and antiepileptics

  • Boardcertification in an applicable specialty

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 Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

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 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. 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: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 226264