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University of Washington PHARMACY TECHNICIAN - OUTPATIENT (100% FTE, ROTATING/VARIABLE SHIFTS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 236359


Posting Date: 07/19/2024

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $4,996 - $7,371 per month

Shift: Alternate Work Shift

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The UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE OUTPATIENT PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 1 (100% FTE, ROTATING/VARIABLE SHIFTS). The Pharmacy Technician 1 will assist the Pharmacist in professional activities and perform assigned tasks. All activities of Pharmacy Technicians are performed under the direct supervision of a registered Pharmacist. Additionally, the person in this role may engage in preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy-related functions. This position provides opportunities to work in an area that promotes a place where healing, science, and learning come together, the opportunity to network with other practitioners in different specialties and to continuously learn about new cutting-edge therapies.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Perform certified order entry of medication orders into the ambulatory pharmacy computer system. • Fill prescriptions and assist patients with new prescriptions and refills. • Assist in preparation of compound pharmaceuticals under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist. • Perform other duties as assigned.

Competitive candidates will be able to effectively triage and communicate with patients, have the ability to perform computer entry of prescriptions and charge/credit data, and perform bulk compounding of pharmaceuticals from a formula under the supervision of a Pharmacist. Inherent to success in this position are organizational skills and use of professional judgment.

REQUIREMENTS: Six months of experience as a Pharmacy Assistant OR equivalent education/experience.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT: State of Washington Pharmacy Technician certification. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:UW Medicine is committed to being a drug-free workplace. We require a pre-employment drug screen. ABOUT UW MEDICAL CENTER-MONTLAKE UW Medical Center is an acute care academic medical center located in Seattle with two campuses: Montlake and Northwest. As the No. 1 hospital in Seattle and Washington State since 2012 (U.S. News & World Report) and nationally ranked in seven specialties, UW Medical Center prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances.

The UW Medical Center-Montlake campus is located on the edge of the beautiful UW campus which includes many amenities available to our staff as well as very convenient public transit options including the Sound Transit’s light rail station across the street.

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UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.

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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.