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UW Medical Center - Montlake - Pharmacy is seeking a highly motivated FULL-TIME INVESTIGATIONAL PHARMACIST – INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG SERVICE (Day Shifts). The Investigational Pharmacist (Pharmacist 3) provides clinical pharmacy services to investigators in support of investigational drug studies.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Assist in the preparation and review of drug study protocols as needed for the daily implementation of the studies through the IDS. • Assist or oversee the maintenance of accurate investigational drug records (this includes documentation of ordering and receipt of drug, drug inventory maintenance, packaging or pre-packaging responsibilities). • Review protocol amendments and updates documentation and processes as required. • Assist in maintaining complete study files for the investigational drug studies in the IDS. • Assist in arranging for study participants to receive study medication per protocol, as inpatients and in the ambulatory setting. • Utilize the system of Continuous Quality Improvement to measure the effectiveness of pharmaceutical care activities (e.g., Audits of records for accuracy, etc.). • Counsel patients on medications for use at home. • Participate in protocol development and exploratory projects which would directly contribute to improved patient care. • Serve as a drug information resource for health care professionals, patients, and their families. • Provide drug information and in-services to interdisciplinary staff. • Provide instruction for undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students. • Precept pharmacy students and pharmacy residents. • Perform the duties of a Pharmacist 2. • Maintain patient confidentiality according to UW Medical Center Standards. • Adhere to UWMC Pharmacy Services and UW Medical Center policies and procedures. • Perform related duties as required.
DESIRED: • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and study protocols. • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. • Effectively uses computerization in the department, i.e. Cerner/PharmNet/PowerChart, EPIC Ambulatory, Micromedex, and E-lit searches. • Knowledge of sterile compounding practices or the willingness to learn • Customer service orientation. • Ability to work independently. • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills.
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