The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
As a pharmacy technician in this position, you will be interacting with patients and healthcare providers. This technician is responsible for data entry of the medication list into the electronic medical record which will include order entry of prescriptions into the outpatient pharmacy computer and assist in filling of new prescriptions or refills including cashiering. This role requires excellent communication skills and ability to work independently to accurately maintain electronic patient medication records. As the technician in this role you will perform a variety of technical pharmaceutical tasks in the outpatient pharmacy.
This job may also be responsible for routinely compounding and distributing medication and pharmaceutical supplies in IV admixture distribution areas, in accordance with facility standards and procedures and regulatory requirements. Maintaining inventory control of pharmaceuticals including Pyxis refilling may also be required. All work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and pharmacy technician supervisor.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.