The mission of University of Washington Medicine is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists, and other healthcare professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates the following: Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated, or affiliated entities as appropriate.
The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Pharmacy team provides extensive pharmaceutical care to inpatient and ambulatory patients. In addition to direct care, pharmacists participate in drug therapy consults, conduct clinical research protocols, provide patient/family/staff education, and precept pharmacy students and residents. SCCA combines the adult and pediatric oncology patient care services of three world-renowned cancer care institutions: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine.
SCCA has an outstanding opportunity for a Clinical Pharmacist (Pharmacist 3). The Clinical Pharmacist will be responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services in the Anticoagulation Clinic at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The goals of the pharmacist-managed anticoagulation services include treatment and prevention of thromboembolic disease and minimization of complications of antithrombotic therapy. In addition to direct patient care, this pharmacist will provide drug therapy consults, participate in treatment protocol development, and provide staff, patient and family education and precept pharmacy students and residents. Perform the duties of a Pharmacist 2. Maintain patient confidentiality according to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance standards. Perform related duties as required.
Responsibilities: • Implement and monitor, with the health care team, patient medication therapy for achievement of desired therapeutic outcomes. • Maintain accurate medication profiles for patients. • Utilize the system of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) to measure the effectiveness of pharmaceutical care. • Participate in protocol development. • Participate in the education and training of health care students and providers. • Perform the duties of a Pharmacist 2. • Maintain patient confidentiality according to UW Medical Center standards. Perform related duties as required.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, rewarding, and diverse environment. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
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