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University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104
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Req #: 178754
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 05/22/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $3,795.00 to $5,597.00 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally and medically vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UWs School of Medicine.

The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nations 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.

Harborview Inpatient Pharmacy has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME LEAD PHARMACY TECHNICIAN INPATIENT PHARMACY OPERATIONS (Rotating/Variable Shifts). The Lead Pharmacy Technician regularly assigns and coordinates the technical and distributive functions in the Inpatient Pharmacy, and directs pharmacy technicians and others in daily operations of the pharmacy. This position will also schedule pharmacy technicians, assist in training of new pharmacy technicians, develop and implement procedures and other pharmacy wide programs, and perform technical and distributive pharmacy technician duties.


Direct the work of interns, students, and pharmacy technicians in the Inpatient Pharmacy.
Direct the workflow of the pharmacy to ensure timely medication delivery.
Coordinate and conduct the instruction and training of pharmacy technicians regarding technical and distributive functions in the Inpatient Pharmacy.
Participate in development, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of quality assurance and process improvement programs.
Participate in development, implementation and evaluation of departmental policies.
Assure that policies and procedures are followed in coordination with the Technician Manager.
Assure compliance with all pharmacy laws and regulations in coordination with the Technician Manager.

Prepare schedule for Inpatient Pharmacy technician staff, with oversight by the Technician Manager.
Assist the Technician Manager in maintaining accurate records of hours worked, sick leave, and vacation requests for the Inpatient Pharmacy Staff.
Assure pharmacy technician staff development, new employee orientation and training in coordination with the Technician Manager.
Provide input to the Technician Manager for periodic peer review and evaluation.
Coordinate assignments, training and evaluation for students.

Perform the duties of a Pharmacy Technician I and II.
Maintain effective communications with Inpatient Pharmacy staff, the administrative staff of the Department of Pharmacy, and other departments in the Medical Center.
Off-line time is allowed for completion of the above tasks, subject to revision as workload demands change.
Perform related duties as required.
One year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician 2 or equivalent education/experience. 

LEGAL REQUIREMENT: State of Washington Pharmacy Technician certification.

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.


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Posted: 2020-04-23 Expires: 2020-06-26

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