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Pharmacist Intern (temporary/hourly)
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University of Washington | Seattle, WA
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Open only to currently enrolled students in the UW School of Pharmacy

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.

UWMC PHARMACY is looking for a TEMPORARY/HOURLY PHARMACIST INTERN. The Pharmacist Intern performs a variety of technical pharmaceutical tasks in the inpatient or satellite pharmacies. Under general supervision and control of a licensed pharmacist, the Pharmacist Intern independently performs a variety of technical pharmaceutical functions, such as compounding medications, filling medication orders, and preparing compounded sterile products.

Primary job responsibilities:

* Maintain repackaging records.
* Load drawers for the PYXIS and unit dose medication distribution system.
* Deliver medications, including transfer of medication drawers, to the nursing units or other areas of the hospital.
* Package medications into single-unit packages.
* Restock shelves in the pharmacy.
* Pull outdates off shelves.
* Maintain the stock levels of ward stock on the nursing units.
* Prepare pharmaceutical solutions for external use.
* Check stock for expiration dates.
* Maintain patient confidentiality according to UW Medical Center standards.
* Adhere to UWMC Pharmacy Services and UW Medical Center policies and procedures. REQUIREMENTS: REQUIREMENTS:

Six months of experience as a Pharmacy Assistant OR equivalent education/experience.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT: Certification as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacist Intern with the Washington State Board of Pharmacy.

Open only to currently enrolled students in the UW School of Pharmacy


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.

About University of Washington

Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the Pacific coast. The Seattle-based university has earned an international reputation for research, and its graduate programs are some of the most highly rated in the nation. It is a leader in such fields as drama, dentistry, medicine, nursing, health services, astronomy, computer science, molecular biotechnology, oceanography, biostatistics, physics, physiology, pharmacology, geography, sociology, and social work. The university currently enrolls 35,000 students.