Virginia Mason Medical Center Pharmacy Technician - Inpatient Setting in Seattle, Washington

Job Number: 182743

Department: Pharmacy - Hospital

Hours: Variable Shifts, Day, Eve, Noc

Under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist may engage in the Practice of Pharmacy, as outlined in Ancillary Utilization Plans (AUPs) and Specialized Functions, in any Virginia Mason location for which they have received training.

This Pharmacy Technician 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 non-sterile medications 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.

With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.

As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.

Qualifications:

A Washington State Pharmacy Technician License and completion of an accredited Level A program is required for this position. A working knowledge of hospital pharmacy operations, and technologies such as automated dispensing cabinets is preferred but newly licensed technicians will be considered; strong communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to effectively solve problems; the ability to use a computer; the ability to attend to detail; and strong organizational skills are required.

Must also possess National Certification (CPhT) or become nationally certified within 90 days of hire.

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.

Virginia Mason Medical Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Virginia Mason provides healthcare without regard to race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry) or disability. Disability Accommodation: To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruiting Offices at 866-422-2275 (voice) or 206-515-5891 (fax). Virginia Mason makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance as possible.