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 FULL-TIME PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 2 – INPATIENT (Rotating/Variable Shifts). Under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician 2 is responsible for specialized, technical pharmaceutical functions within the Pharmacy, such as unit dose medication checking, acting as a resource for medication distribution systems, preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy-related functions as assigned.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Perform all duties of a Pharmacy Technician I. • Check medications filled by other pharmacy technicians from Pyxis refill sheets for the entire hospital. • Assist Pharmacy staff with prioritization of assigned tasks. • Assist with the development and implementation of workflow improvements. • Maintain knowledge and competency with narcotic vault procedures, processing, and documentation. • Perform routine controlled substance inventories in all areas where controlled substances are stocked in the inpatient pharmacy as assigned. • Billing duties as assigned. • Demonstrate professional attitude and behaviors. • Know and follow all Pharmacy department policies and procedures. • Other duties as assigned.
DESIRED: • High school education or GED certificate, or one year of experience in clerical, stockroom or patient care work. • Six months of experience as a Pharmacy Technician I. • Satisfactory completion and maintenance of certification obtained in a Washington State Board of Pharmacy approved Pharmacy Technician Specialized Function training program. • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
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.