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Pharmacy Technician II

Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle, Washington
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Requisition ID 212416 Employment Type Full Time Department Pharmacy - Hospital Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Evening Standard Hours 1515-2345
Overview

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state – CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.


Responsibilities

Under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist may engage in the Practice of Pharmacy, as outlined in Ancillary Utilization Plans (AUPs), in any Virginia Mason location for which they have received training. Including but not limited to Inpatient, Oncology Infusion, OR, Investigational Drug Service, and Pharmacy Purchasing. 


This position provides technical support under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist which includes: servicing automated dispensing cabinets, pre-packing medications, delivering medications to nursing units, preparing compounded sterile products including hazardous drugs, triaging telephone calls and faxes, and managing the technical duties in the pharmacy to allow the pharmacist to pursue the clinical areas of pharmacy practice and ensure that optimal patient care is provided. 


Qualifications

Required: 

  • · A high school diploma or GED 
  • · A Washington State Pharmacy Technician License. 
  • · A National Certification (CPhT) 
  • · A minimum of 3 months full-time relevant experience in sterile compounding (part time experience will be considered as partial credit) 
  • · Must maintain competency validations every 6 months in the position. 
  • · A working knowledge of hospital operations, technologies such as automated dispensing cabinets, Broad based knowledge of USP 797/800 and experience compounding sterile products including hazardous drugs. 
  • · Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
  • · Ability to effectively solve problems, strong attention to detail and strong organizational skills 
  • · Ability to use a computer

Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing. 

There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.  

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer



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