University of Washington

Seattle , WA


University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on January 21, 2019
PHARMACIST 3 - SCCA / GENERAL ONCOLOGY Req #: 147373 Department: UWMC / SEATTLE CANCER CARE ALLIANCE Appointing Department Web Address: Job Location: South Lake Union Job Location Detail: UWMC / SEATTLE CANCER CARE ALLIANCE Posting Date: 01/27/2019 Closing Info: Open Continuous Salary: $8,832.00 to $12,637.00 per month Shift: Alternate Work Shift Notes: This posting will be used to fill multiple full-time General Oncology Pharmacist 3 openings. All positions are Rotating/Variable shifts. The mission of University of Washington Medicine 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. UW Medicine owns or operates the following: Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated, or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children’s University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Oncology Pharmacist team provides extensive pharmaceutical care to inpatient and ambulatory patients. In addition to direct care, pharmacists participate in drug therapy consults, conduct clinical research protocols, provide patient/family/staff education, and precept pharmacy students and residents. SCCA combines the adult and pediatric oncology patient care services of three world-renowned cancer care institutions Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine.

SCCA has an outstanding opportunity for a PHARMACIST 3 - GENERAL ONCOLOGY. The Pharmacist 3 will be responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services in General Oncology at SCCA and University of Washington Medical Center.

Pharmacist 3 duties include:
  • Implement and monitor, with the healthcare team, patient medication therapy for achievement of desired therapeutic outcomes.
  • Maintain accurate medication profiles for patients.
  • Utilize the system of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) to measure the effectiveness of pharmaceutical care.
  • Participate in protocol development.
  • Participate in the education and training of healthcare students and providers.
  • Perform the duties of a Pharmacist 2.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality according to UW Medical Center/SCCA standards.
  • Perform related duties as required.

This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, rewarding, and diverse environment. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page. REQUIREMENTS: 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.

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.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or

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