PHARMACY MEDICATION LIST TECHNICIAN 1 (PART-TIME, DAYS)

University of Washington   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Pharmacy
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Posted on June 20, 2020
Req #: 176269
Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE - PHARMACY
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 07/08/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: 50% of $3,506.00 to $5,164.00 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First 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 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.

The UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE - PHARMACY is looking for an outstanding PART-TIME PHARMACY MEDICATION LIST TECHNICIAN 1 (50%, DAY SHIFTS) to join our Pharmacy team! We are looking for a detail-focused, caring, and thoughtful individual to provide excellent care to our patients.

The Pharmacy Medication List Technician 1 (Pharmacy Technician 1) performs a variety of pharmaceutical tasks in the central inpatient pharmacy. Under the general supervision and control of a licensed pharmacist, our medication list technicians’ primary responsibility is to ensure our patients have an accurate and updated home medication list upon hospital admission. The Pharmacy Medication List Technician also maintains close working communication with patients, pharmacists, and retail pharmacies to obtain pertinent information related to a patient’s home medication list.

This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, rewarding, and diverse environment.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
• Prepare medications from a physician order or pharmacy-generated label in single-dose packaging, including compounded sterile products and extemporaneously prepared doses.
• Obtain patient’s medication list and transcribe list into medication reconciliation database.
• Load and refill PYXIS automated dispensing cabinets.
• Deliver medications to nursing units, clinics, and procedural areas. Return and credit discontinued medications from the units back to the pharmacy in a timely manner.
• Package medications into single-unit packages and perform bulk packaging of medications, including batch preparation of compounded sterile products.
• Participate in monthly outdate and unit inspection program.
• Perform routine computer functions, including charge/credits and label generation.
• Triage incoming phone calls to the pharmacy department.
• Interact with professional and technical staff as well as customers in a friendly and courteous manner.
• Assist in the training of pharmacy assistants, technicians, students, and interns.
• Adhere to UWMC Pharmacy Services and UW Medical Center policies and procedures.

DESIRED:
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician training program.
• Basic typing ability.
• 6 months of pharmacy experience.
• Experience in a retail Pharmacy setting.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. REQUIREMENTS: Six months of experience as a Pharmacy Assistant OR equivalent education/experience.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT: State of Washington Pharmacy Technician certification.
 
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.

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 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 dso@uw.edu.