Swedish Medical Center Pharmacist - Inpatient in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for anInpatient Pharmacist (0.875 FTE, Night shift) to work atSwedish 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: Night shifts / 7 on 7 off

In this position you will:

  • Evaluates physician medicationorders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potential interactions, routeof administration and stability and makes recommendations for therapychanges to the providers and facility staff as appropriate.

  • Maintains patient database toinclude appropriate current and past medical history, appropriate clinicaland laboratory data, and concurrent medication (including over-the-counterand home remedies).

  • Collaborates with thehealthcare team to provide clinical and technical support as needed.

  • Documents all communicationwith physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcare team and patientsand their family members in the electronic medical record.

  • Provide pharmaceutical carethat includes cost conscious therapeutic drug monitoring, pharmacokineticevaluations, and documentation of patient medical records.

  • Respond to pharmaceuticalinquiries from patients, medical personnel, and pharmacy staff.

  • Oversee activities and assignprojects to resident pharmacist, interns and other pharmacypersonnel.

  • Responsible for, handlingincoming physician calls, logging data into the computer, and DrugUtilization Review.

  • To perform this jobsuccessfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of theknowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Performs other tasks asassigned.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accreditedschool of pharmacy

  • Current license to practice asregistered pharmacist in the State of Washington

  • Ability to accurately check thecompounding of IV admixtures, TPN and other parental drugs andchemotherapy drugs

  • Ability to follow collaborativepractice agreement (CPA) and pharmacy guidelines and protocols forappropriate monitoring and dosing of antimicrobial agents,anticoagulation, Glycemic control, and other services

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in hospitalinpatient 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 Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person 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 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.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 177169