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University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104
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Req #: 174577
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 01/22/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $54.08 to $77.37 per hour 
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.

UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE - INPATIENT PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a TEMPORARY/HOURLY PHARMACIST 3 (Rotating/Variable Shifts). The Pharmacist 3 acts as an integral member of  UWMC patient care  services, providing pharmacotherapeutic recommendations to providers, nursing, and other members of the health care team to optimize patient care.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to direct patient care, drug dispensing, research & education, and practice management as it pertains to the care of the assigned patient population.


Drug therapy monitoring, including, but not limited to:
Ensure appropriate drug therapy and nutrition, 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 dietitian staff
Provide patient/family counseling and education.  Reconcile home medications with medication orders in the hospital and at discharge

Education and Research:
Provide primary preceptorship of pharmacy residents and student pharmacists
Provide education to medical/surgical residents, nursing staff and medical students
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.
Submit unique work for publication in professional journals

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, physicians, 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 II.
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.


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Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-21

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