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University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 178201
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 03/23/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $9,373.00 to $13,411.00 per month  
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UWs School of Medicine.

The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nations premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

The UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MONTLAKE PHARMACY is seeking a highly-motivated PART-TIME CLINICAL PHARMACIST (87.5%, Rotating/Variable shifts) to provide pharmaceutical care in our Emergency Department. Our clinical pharmacists provide extensive pharmaceutical care, and are a vital part of the inpatient multidisciplinary patient care team. In addition to direct patient care responsibilities, our pharmacists provide drug therapy consults, participate in treatment protocol development, provide patient/family/staff education, facilitate transitions of care, precept pharmacy students and residents, and perform duties of a Pharmacist 2.



Drug therapy monitoring, including, but not limited to:
Ensure appropriate drug therapy, including indication, dose, drug interactions and drug allergies
Evaluate pharmacotherapeutic regimens for effectiveness and adverse drug events, and intervene as needed
Utilize the medical record and other appropriate documentation systems to communicate with healthcare professionals and to document specific pharmacotherapeutic recommendations
Provide drug information and education to medical teams, nursing and other health care students and staff
Provide patient/family counseling and education

Education and Research:
Provide primary preceptorship of pharmacy residents and student pharmacists
Provide education to medical/surgical providers and students, and nursing staff
Present at educational conferences to multidisciplinary staff, as requested
Develop and provide nursing in-services
Provide didactic teaching to student pharmacists at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, as requested
Participate in collaborative research projects with healthcare professionals, pharmacy residents and student pharmacists

Practice Management:
Implement and maintain departmental policies and procedures related to the safe and effective use of medications
Routinely evaluate current updates in service specific literature
Develop and maintain drug therapy monitoring systems for patients
Establish and maintain efficient lines of communication between pharmacists, providers, nurses and other members of the health care team
Participate in pharmacy and hospital committees as requested
Participate in the development and implementation of quality assurance programs for pharmacy services, including, but not limited to, prevention of medication errors
Perform drug utilization evaluation and cost containment analyses, as needed

Perform duties of a Pharmacist 2.

Applicants should have an advanced degree, or residency, or two years of experience in clinically-oriented hospital pharmacy practice.
PGY-2 critical care training preferred
Two years of experience in pharmacy practice. Months spent in the completion of an American Society of Health System Pharmacists accredited residency training program may substitute month-for-month for the experience.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT: State of Washington Pharmacist License.

UW Medicine is committed to being a drug-free workplace. We require a pre-employment drug screen. The use of marijuana for medical purposes accompanied by a prescription, even if permitted by state law, will not be considered acceptable for purposes of explaining a positive lab test result for marijuana.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.

Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-22

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