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CLINICAL PHARMACIST - GENERAL MEDICINE (FULL-TIME, ROTATING/VARIABLE SHIFTS)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104
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CLINICAL PHARMACIST - GENERAL MEDICINE (FULL-TIME, ROTATING/VARIABLE SHIFTS)

Req #: 188754
Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE - PHARMACY
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 04/12/2021 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $9,560 - $13,679 per month 
Limited Recruitment: Open to UW Employees only
If you are a UW employee and would like to be considered for this position, please login to your UW employee profile to apply.
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 

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 UWs School of Medicine.

The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nations 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.

UW Medical Center - Montlake - Pharmacy is seeking a highly motivated FULL-TIME CLINICAL PHARMACIST (Rotating/Variable Shifts) to provide pharmaceutical care on our General Medicine services.  Our Clinical Pharmacists (Pharmacist 3) provide extensive pharmaceutical care, and are a vital part of the inpatient multidisciplinary patient care team. In addition to direct patient care responsibilities, our pharmacists provide drug therapy consults, participate in treatment protocol development, provide patient/family/staff education, facilitate transitions of care, precept pharmacy students and residents, and perform duties of a Pharmacist 2.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical
Drug therapy monitoring, including, but not limited to:
Ensure appropriate drug therapy and nutrition, including indication, dose, drug interactions and drug allergies
Evaluate pharmacotherapeutic regimens for effectiveness and adverse drug events, and intervene as needed
Utilize the medical record and other appropriate documentation systems to communicate with healthcare professionals and to document specific pharmacotherapeutic recommendations
Provide drug information and education to medical teams, nursing and dietitian staff
Provide patient/family counseling and education
Update patient medication lists and reconcile medication orders at visit

Education and Research:
Provide primary preceptorship of pharmacy residents and student pharmacists
Provide education to medical/surgical providers, students, and nursing staff
Present at educational conferences to multidisciplinary staff, as requested
Develop and provide nursing in-services
Provide didactic teaching to student pharmacists at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, as requested
Participate in collaborative research projects with healthcare professionals, pharmacy residents and student pharmacists
Submit unique work for publication in professional journals

Practice Management:
Implement and maintain departmental policies and procedures related to the safe and effective use of medications
Routinely evaluate current updates in service specific literature
Develop and maintain drug therapy monitoring systems for patients
Establish and maintain efficient lines of communication between pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other members of the healthcare team
Participate in pharmacy and hospital committees as requested
Participate in the development and implementation of quality assurance programs for pharmacy services, including, but not limited to, prevention of medication errors
Perform drug utilization evaluation and cost containment analyses, as needed

Dispensing:
Perform duties of a Pharmacist 2.
REQUIREMENTS:
State of Washington Pharmacist License and one year of experience in hospital pharmacy practice. Months spent in the completion of an American Society of Health System Pharmacists accredited residency training program may substitute month-for-month for the required experience. 

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT: State of Washington Pharmacist License.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
UW Medicine is committed to being a drug-free workplace. We require a pre-employment drug screen. The use of marijuana for medical purposes accompanied by a prescription, even if permitted by state law, will not be considered acceptable for purposes of explaining a positive lab test result for marijuana.

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.

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 a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

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 dso@uw.edu.

Open to UW Employees only
If you are a UW employee and would like to be considered for this position, please login to your UW employee profile to apply.

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Posted: 2021-04-01 Expires: 2021-07-16

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