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Swedish Health Services Pharmacist Resident in Seattle, Washington


The Pharmacy Practice Residency is a one-year post-graduate residency program in an institutional practice setting that provides training as set forth and approved by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP). The resident will acquire knowledge and experience beyond the traditional academic experience, undergraduate pharmacy clerkships and general practice hospital experience. The resident will actively participate in the development and implementation of department goals and objectives to improve pharmaceutical services and standards of patient care. The resident will promote department's delivery of pharmaceutical care with the primary focus on patient outcome.

  • Continuously involved in the development, implementation and monitoring of departmental operations with department managers.

  • Functions as a staff pharmacist (see Staff Pharmacist Job Description) every other weekend and as needed as deemed appropriate by the Pharmacy Directors.

  • Assures safe, effective, and cost-effective use of drugs on behalf of the patient through the application of specialized knowledge, skills and professional judgment while considering the patient’s disease condition(s).

  • Develops and maintains knowledge of age specific issues and applies that knowledge to the provision of care within the institution.

  • Provides and documents drug information for physicians, nurses and patients; utilizing specialized knowledge critical thinking and available drug resources.

  • Complies with formulary management and therapeutic substitution initiatives.

  • Assists in the development of protocols, guidelines and critical pathways in conjunction with staff and managers.

  • Assists in the reporting of Adverse Drug Reactions and Medication Errors with ideas and changes that foster the prevention of future incidents.

  • Assists the Clinical Manager and other staff in developing and maintaining quality assurance programs, new clinical services, an effective formulary, and appropriate policy and procedures.

  • Actively participates on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee in maintaining and updating the formulary.

  • Assists preceptors with the supervision of pharmacy clerkship externs and student interns.

  • Participates in the training and development of pharmacists, technicians and other health care disciplines.

  • Provides direct supervision of pharmacy technicians by overseeing and monitoring their daily activities.

  • Participates as a member of multi-disciplinary and pharmacy committees as deemed appropriate by the Pharmacy Directors.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality standards as stated per Swedish policy.

  • Assures compliance with hospital and departmental policies, procedures and practice guidelines.

  • Assists the Pharmacy Directors in preparing the department for JCAHO and State Board of Pharmacy reviews.

  • Provides clinical current and relevant drug information to Swedish staff through contribution of articles for the Pharmacy Newsletter.

  • Completes BCLS training on an annual basis.

Required Qualifications:

  • PharmD - Pharmacy from an accredited college or university or equivalent educ/experience.

  • Washington Pharmacist Intern Registration upon hire -or-

  • Washington Pharmacist License upon hire.

  • Must have completed a comprehensive clerkship and externship program as part of the pharmacy curricular.

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of each patient we serve.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty centers in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish, named a LinkedIn Top Company to grow your career, employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 171689
Company: Swedish Jobs
Job Category: Pharmacy
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift:
Career Track:
Address: WA Seattle 747 Broadway
Pay Range: $22.64 - $36.01
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Swedish Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.