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 UW’s School of Medicine.
The UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE OUTPATIENT PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a TEMPORARY/HOURLY PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 1 (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.
Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following: • Perform certified order entry of medication orders into the ambulatory pharmacy computer system. • Fill prescriptions. • Utilize ScriptPro Central for filling, labeling, and batching. • Assist with online processing of prescription orders. • Assist patients with new prescriptions and refills. • Determine payment method. • Assist patients with alternate sources of payment. • Perform charging and billing functions. • Assist in preparation of compound pharmaceuticals under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist. • Direct clinical inquiries requiring a Pharmacist’s professional judgment. • 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.
DESIRED: • Ability to fill medication orders accurately. • Ability to assist customers in filling prescriptions and assisting with online orders. • Ability to accurately maintain inventory of pharmaceuticals and supplies.
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.