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Swedish Health Services Pharmacy Technician - Inpatient in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Pharmacy Technician - Inpatient (1.0 FTE, Evenings) at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

Are you looking to take the next big step in your career as a Pharmacy Technician? Are you interested in working at the top of your license? Swedish is currently looking for Pharmacy Technicians of all backgrounds to join our Inpatient Team. We will provide the training needed to get you up to speed and are excited to offer a $1000 sign-on bonus to successful external applicants.

The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for supporting the practice of pharmacy, performing delegated tasks, and performing drug distribution, compounding, record keeping, and clerical activities under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.

In this position you will:

  • Interprets, assembles and labels prescriptions accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Understands the requirements for handling, distribution, inventory control and security of controlled substances and follows procedures.

  • Demonstrates proper infection control, hood cleaning, sterile technique, calculations and basic workflow of IV room.

  • Uses prepackaging equipment labels and records correctly.

  • Demonstrates proper technique in cleaning of the vertical flow hood and in preparations, labeling and disposal of chemotherapy.

  • Maintains a neat, clean and orderly work area.

  • Demonstrates competency in completing all assigned automated distribution duties and responsibilities.

  • Prepares and dispenses medications following approved procedures.

  • Checks patient record for pertinent information before processing order.

  • Refers appropriate clinical questions to a pharmacist.

  • Delivers medications and other pharmacy products within required time limits to inpatient areas, outpatient clinics, or satellite pharmacies. Includes crash, heart, and surgery carts.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Completion of an approved pharmacy technician training program

  • Current license to practice as a pharmacy technician in the State of Washington

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 6 months experience in hospital 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 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: Evening

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 258427