Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top dozen medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2007 "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 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.
UW Medical Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (50%) Pharmacist 3 position. The Pharmacist 3 (Investigational Drugs Service Pharmacist) provides clinical pharmacy services to investigators in support of investigational drug studies. This position will assists in the preparation and review of drug study protocols as needed for the daily implementation of the studies through the IDS. The Pharmacist 3 assists or oversees the maintenance of accurate investigational drug records (this includes documentation of ordering and receipt of drug, drug inventory maintenance, packaging or pre-packaging responsibilities) and reviews and updates as indicated. Position also assists in maintaining complete study files for the investigational drug studies in the IDS; assists in arranging for study participants to receive study medication per protocol, as inpatients and in the ambulatory setting; u utilizes the system of Continuous Quality Improvement to measure the effectiveness of pharmaceutical care activities (e.g., Audits of records for accuracy, etc.).
Counsels patients on medications for use at home.
Participates in protocol development and exploratory projects which would directly contribute to improved patient care. Serves as drug information resource for health care professionals, patients, and their families.
Prepares and presents cases to pharmacy staff and other health care professionals for illustration and discussion of relevant topics in drug therapy.
Provides in-services to interdisciplinary staff.
Provides instruction for undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students.
Precepts pharmacy students and pharmacy residents.
Contributes items for the pharmacy newsletter in field of drug therapy.
Performs the duties of a Pharmacist II.
Maintains patient confidentiality according to UW Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Standards.
Adheres to UWMC Pharmacy Services, UW Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance policies and procedures.
Performs related duties as required
State of Washington Pharmacist License AND two years of experience in 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.
Condition of Employment:
UW Medicine is committed to being a drug-free workplace. We require a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 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.
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