Swedish Medical Center Pharmacist in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Pharmacist (1.0 FTE, Variable shifts) to work at Swedish 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.
In this position 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
Toperform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here within arerepresentative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Required qualifications 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
Preferred qualifications 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, parenteralnutrition, 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 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.
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.
Job Category: Pharmacists
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 209896