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 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.
UW MEDICAL CENTER – MONTLAKE – PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a PART-TIME OPERATIONS LEAD PHARMACIST (87.5%, Evening Shifts). The Operations Lead Pharmacist (Pharmacist 4) will assist the Inpatient Operations Manager with the implementation and evaluation of pharmacy services. This position is responsible for direction, development, implementation and evaluation of specific program areas within the Inpatient Pharmacy. The Operations Lead Pharmacist independently provides accountability, functions with a high degree of autonomy, and offers expertise departmentally, and to the community.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Coordinate the scheduling for staff assigned to area if required. • Direct the operation of the assigned area in the pharmacy department. • Provide oversight for the medication procurement, ordering process, delivery and secure storage for areas where medication inventory is available outside of the pharmacy’s direct oversight. This includes, but is not limited to; ambulatory clinics and procedural areas. • Direct the work of pharmacy staff assigned to the work area or shift including pharmacists, interns, and pharmacy technicians. • Participate in pharmacy staff development including new employee orientation and training. Assist in developing training materials for staff. • Develop, review, and update policies and procedures for the assigned area. • Routine observations of aseptic technique occurring during shift. • Actively resolve issues identified with daily operations and work with other departments to solve service-related issues when identified. • Provide oversight for new program development. • Coordinate the documentation and reporting of program activities and quality assurance for regulatory and accreditation agencies (Joint Commission, Department of Health, and Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission) • Detect, document and report adverse drug reactions and medication errors. Assist in developing safe medication practices to prevent errors. • Ensure the assigned pharmacy area is secure, orderly, and in a sanitary condition. • Perform the duties of a Pharmacist II. • Perform related duties as required.
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.