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Swedish Medical Center Pharmacist - Oncology Pharmacy in Seattle, Washington


Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is lookingfor an Inpatient P harmacist (1.0FTE,variable shifts) with focus in oncology to work at Swedish First Hill inpatientpharmacy, Swedish Cancer Institute pharmacy located in Seattle, WA and rotationin Swedish Cancer Institute clinic pharmacy in Edmonds, 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 an experience for our

diverse patient population. This position is a member of multi-disciplinary

team and is responsible for assuring safe, efficient, cost effective therapy

for all patients.

Schedule: Days w/rotating evenings and weekends.

In this position you will:

  • Evaluates physicianmedication orders for appropriateness of drug, dosage, potentialinteractions, route of administration and stability and makesrecommendations for therapy changes to the providers and facility staff asappropriate

  • Evaluate patientelectronic medical records to include appropriate current and past medicalhistory, appropriate clinical and laboratory data, and concurrentmedication (including over-the-counter and home remedies)

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

  • Documents allcommunication with physicians, nurses, other members of the healthcareteam and patients and 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 andassign projects to resident pharmacist, interns and other pharmacypersonnel

  • Maintain responsibilityfor handling incoming provider calls and collaborating to resolve issues

  • Perform other tasks asassigned

  • 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


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy

  • Current license to practice as a registered pharmacist in the State of Washington

  • Ability to accurately check the compounding of IV admixtures, HA solutions and other parenteral drugs, manufactured items, unit-dose medication and outpatient prescriptions

  • Ability to follow collaborativedrug therapy agreement (CDTA) and pharmacy guidelines and protocols forappropriate monitoring and dosing of antimicrobial agents, anticoagulation,Glycemic control, and all relevant pharmacy service

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in hospital inpatient pharmacy with a focus inadult Oncology patient populations

  • ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency or equivalent experiencewith focus in oncology

  • Board certification 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Broadway 1 (WA199) 601 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 226842