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Clinical Pharmacist - Hematology/Oncology (100% Fte, Rotating/Variable Shifts)

UW Medical Center

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Location: University of Washington Medical Center - Northwest, Burke Avenue North, Licton Springs, Haller Lake, Seattle, King County, Washington, 98133, USA Posted: Mar 11, 2024

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Req #: 230992 Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER - NORTHWEST - PHARMACY Job Location: UW Medical Center - Northwest Posting Date: 05/16/2024 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary: $64.52 - $93.81 per hour Other Compensation: Union Position: Yes Shift: Alternate Work Shift Benefits: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. The UW MEDICAL CENTER – NORTHWEST PHARMACY DEPARTMENT has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME CLINICAL PHARMACIST (Rotating/Variable Shifts) to provide pharmaceutical care to our inpatient hematology/oncology population. Our pharmacists are a vital part of the multidisciplinary patient care team. In addition to direct patient care responsibilities, our pharmacists provide drug therapy consults, participate in treatment protocol development, provide patient/caregiver/staff education, facilitate transitions of care, precept pharmacy students and residents, and perform duties of a staff pharmacist.
• Provide effective, quality pharmaceutical care through direct patient care and collaboration with patient care teams
• Engage in all aspects of therapeutic selection, implementation, monitoring, modification, and dispensing of drug therapy and parenteral nutrition. Ensure appropriate drug therapy by considering indication, dose, drug interactions and drug allergies.
• Act as a resource and provide drug information and education to patients & their caregivers, pharmacists, nurses, medical staff, medical students, pharmacy residents, pharmacy interns, and other hospital personnel.
• Engage in accurate medication preparation and dispensing:
• Review medication orders for accuracy and evaluate appropriateness of therapy. Provide patient profile review, assess patient data (such as demographics, chronic medical conditions, allergies, lab values, incompatibilities, etc.), and interpret data relative to patient’s medication needs. Provide patient profile review for drug-drug interactions, duplication of therapy, appropriate regimens, etc.
• Accurately prepare and dispense medications. Ensure secure and effective storage of medications.
• Promote appropriate, safe, and effective medication use through adherence to the UW Medicine formulary and therapeutic interchanges as approved by the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee.
• Train and provide mentorship to new pharmacists, pharmacy residents, pharmacy interns, and pharmacy students.
Strong candidates will have completed an ASHP-accredited PGY2 residency program in oncology pharmacy practice.
One year of experience in pharmacy practice or completion of an American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists accredited residency training program.
LEGAL REQUIREMENT: A valid Washington State license to practice pharmacy or eligibility to obtain license prior to employment.
UW Medicine is committed to being a drug-free workplace. We require a pre-employment drug screen.

UW Medical Center is an acute care hospital 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 six specialties, UW Medical Center prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances.
The UW Medical Center–Northwest campus offers emergency and inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, and therapeutic care. It is located in north Seattle on a beautiful, easy-to-access 44-acre campus that includes the neighboring Specialty Care Meridian Pavilion.
Teamwork. Community. Opportunity. Become part of our team. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.
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.
Find your place at Washington’s only integrated health system devoted to improving the health of all people. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

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

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected] .

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .

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