Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally and medically vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine.
The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s 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.
HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a LEAD PHARMACIST (Full-Time, Day Shifts). The Lead Pharmacist (Pharmacist 4) will provide oversight of Discharge Pharmacy Services at the Ground Center Tower (GCT) Outpatient Pharmacy and ensure integration into the Outpatient Pharmacy Services at GCT Pharmacy. This position helps direct staff pharmacists and others in daily operations of discharge and GCT Pharmacy, schedules pharmacist staff, collaborates on the training of new staff pharmacists, residents, and interns. Additionally, the Lead Pharmacist develops and implements procedures for discharge pharmacy services and other services at GCT pharmacy.
Discharge Program Operations and Patient Service: • Continuously monitor the workload of the discharge and GCT Pharmacy and to assign or reassign staff to proactively meet needs of patients. • Provide direction of the work of pharmacy technicians, interns, students, residents, and pharmacists in the discharge and GCT pharmacy operation. • Provide oversight for Discharge Pharmacy Services and GCT daily activities. • Maintain effective communications with the other persons on the administrative staff of the Department of Pharmacy and other departments in the Hospital. • Responsibility for daily scheduling of GCT Pharmacy Staff. • Responsibility for monthly schedules of the Ambulatory Outpatient Pharmacists. • Assist with the Controlled Substance Inventories at GCT Pharmacy. • Participate in development, implementation and evaluation of departmental policies for the discharge Pharmacy Program. • Ensure that policies and procedures are updated and followed in coordination with the Manager and Director of Pharmacy.
Ensure Safe and Effective Care: • Collaborate with Manager to ensure pharmacy staff development, new employee orientation, training and competency assessment occurs in a timely manner. • Review and provide feedback on Patient Set Net (PSN) reports from discharge Pharmacy Program and GCT Pharmacy. • Ensure quality assurance improvement activities occur for the discharge pharmacy program and GCT. • Ensure compliance with all pharmacy laws and regulations
Financial Responsibility: • Organize and implement activities to improve and provide efficiencies for the staffing and workflow for the discharge pharmacy services and GCT Pharmacy. • Act as the main contact for inpatient unit staff (CCN, Charge nurses, RN’s etc) and Emergency Department to ensure the service needs are supported and reviewed.
Educational: • Provide drug information and/or periodic in-services to physicians, nurses, patients, and pharmacy staff. Coordinate scheduling to allow staff adequate time to perform such activities. • Participate as Faculty for the UW School of Pharmacy.
Other: • Perform the duties of a Pharmacist II. • Provide input to manager with yearly evaluations. • Coordinate intern assignments, training and provide input for intern evaluations. • Promote the image of service and good will to patients, public, and medical center staff. • Participate in professional pharmacy organizations • Ensure compliance with all pharmacy laws and regulations
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.