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Swedish Medical Center Pharmacist Resident - First Hill in Seattle, Washington


Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Pharmacist Resident (1.0 FTE, Variable shifts) at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Pharmacy Practice Residency is a one-year post-graduate residency program in an institutional practice setting that provides training as set forth and approved by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP). The resident will acquire knowledge and experience beyond the traditional academic experience, undergraduate pharmacy clerkships and general practice hospital experience .

In this position you will:

  • Continuously involved in the development, implementation and monitoring of departmental operations with department managers.

  • Function as a staff pharmacist (see Staff Pharmacist Job Description) every other weekend and as needed as deemed appropriate by the Pharmacy Directors.

  • Assure safe, effective, and cost-effective use of drugs on behalf of the patient through the application of specialized knowledge, skills and professional judgment while considering the patient’s disease condition(s).

  • Develop and maintain knowledge of age specific issues and applies that knowledge to the provision of care within the institution.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college or university OR PharmD

  • Must have completed a comprehensive clerkship and externship program as part of the pharmacy curricula.

  • Licensed to or eligible for licensure to practice pharmacy in the State of Washington: a) State of Washington pharmacist license, b) Pharmacy Internship Board license with review of eligibility for pharmacist licensure.

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: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Residency

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 256031