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University of Washington PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 1 - OUTPATIENT (PER DIEM/HOURLY) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 183200


Posting Date: 07/08/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $20.23 - $29.79 per hour

Shift: Alternate Work Shift

Notes: This is a hourly position, renewable after one year of employment.

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 UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE OUTPATIENT PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a TEMPORARY/HOURLY PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 1 (ROTATING/VARIABLE SHIFTS). The Pharmacy Technician 1 will assist the Pharmacist in professional activities and perform assigned tasks. All activities of Pharmacy Technicians are performed under the direct supervision of a registered Pharmacist. Additionally, the person in this role may engage in preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy-related functions. This position provides opportunities to work in an area that promotes a place where healing, science, and learning come together, the opportunity to network with other practitioners in different specialties and to continuously learn about new cutting-edge therapies. Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following: • Perform certified order entry of medication orders into the ambulatory pharmacy computer system. • Fill prescriptions. • Utilize ScriptPro Central for filling, labeling, and batching. • Assist with online processing of prescription orders. • Assist patients with new prescriptions and refills. • Determine payment method. • Assist patients with alternate sources of payment. • Perform charging and billing functions. • Assist in preparation of compound pharmaceuticals under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist. • Direct clinical inquiries requiring a Pharmacist’s professional judgment. • Perform other duties as assigned. Competitive candidates will be able to effectively triage and communicate with patients, have the ability to perform computer entry of prescriptions and charge/credit data, and perform bulk compounding of pharmaceuticals from a formula under the supervision of a Pharmacist. Inherent to success in this position are organizational skills and use of professional judgment. DESIRED: • Ability to fill medication orders accurately. • Ability to assist customers in filling prescriptions and assisting with online orders. • Ability to accurately maintain inventory of pharmaceuticals and supplies.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.