As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally and medically vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine.The UW 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. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.Harborview Inpatient Pharmacy has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME LEAD PHARMACY TECHNICIAN (Day Shifts). The Lead Pharmacy Technician regularly assigns and coordinates the technical and distributive functions in the Inpatient Pharmacy. The Lead will direct pharmacy technicians and others in daily operations of the pharmacy; train new pharmacy technicians; develop and implement procedures and other pharmacy-wide programs; and perform technical and distributive pharmacy technician duties. The Lead Pharmacy Technician reports to the Technician Manager, Inpatient Pharmacy Services.Responsibilities:Management:Direct the work of interns, students, and pharmacy technicians in the Inpatient Pharmacy.Direct the workflow of the pharmacy to ensure timely medication delivery.Coordinate and conduct the instruction and training of pharmacy technicians regarding technical and distributive functions in the Inpatient Pharmacy.Participate in development, implementation, evaluation, and monitoring of quality assurance and process improvement programs.Participate in development, implementation, and evaluation of departmental policies.In coordination with the Technician Manager, ensure that policies and procedures are followed.In coordination with the Technician Manager, ensure compliance with all pharmacy laws and regulations.Ensure all IV clean room equipment and activities are recorded and documented according to all applicable laws and regulations. Personnel:Ensure all aspects of USP <797> and USP <800> are followed by all staff.Train new staff members in all areas of pharmacy, IV clean room, HD room, and distribution.In coordination with the Technician Manager, ensure appropriate pharmacy technician staff development, and completion of new employee orientation and training.Provide input to the Technician Manager for periodic peer review and evaluation.Coordinate assignments, training, and evaluation for students.Other Duties:Perform the duties of a Pharmacy Technician 1 and 2.Maintain effective communications with Inpatient Pharmacy staff, the administrative staff of the Department of Pharmacy, and other departments in the Medical Center.Off-line time is allowed for completion of the above tasks, subject to revision as workload demands change.Perform related duties as required.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.