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Pharmacy Manager- NWHMC Campus

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center Seattle, WA
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Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

  • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
  • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
  • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
  • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
  • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.

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 a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply

The Pharmacy Operations Manager is responsible for drug distribution operations and for assisting the Director in managing the programs and staff of the Pharmacy Department. Functions as a working leader in providing direct supervision for the Pharmacy. The manager collaborates with nursing, medical staff, and other health-care professionals to ensure safe and efficient medication use systems. AH 123


Education Background

  • Graduate of an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy with a Pharm D degree or the combination of a Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy plus extensive experience demonstrating a high level of clinical competency.
  • Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency or other formal healthcare/pharmacy administration training ( e.g. MBA, MHA,MS, MPH) required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

  • Current license (or license-eligible) as a registered pharmacist in the State of Washington.

Special Training/Skills

  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served by the department.
  • Demonstrates continuous professional growth and awareness of emerging industry trends by maintaining membership in professional organizations.

Work Experience

  • Requires a minimum of 4-6 years clinical pharmacy experience, including at least 1 year supervisory, lead, or managerial experience.
  • Requires familiarity with unit dose, I.V. admixture, and clinical pharmacy.

Physical Abilities

  • Must have the manual dexterity sufficient for typing and medication preparation for dispensing, including preparation of IV additives.

Physical Demand Level: Medium
In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-
Lift / Carry
20 to 50 pounds occasionally
10 to 25 pounds frequently
up to 10 pounds constantly

As required, must be able to-
Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders
Push and Pull
Perform fine motor functions
Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

Why Work Here?

A strong, passionate and visionary clinical leader. Rooted by evidence base medicine with compassion and drive to lead by examples.

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center will be joining the prestigious UW Medicine Hospital system in January 2020. The union of our organization with become one the best healthcare resource for Seattle region and beyond. Our growth and expansion has already started with new opportunities in clinical service lines from nursing leadership, registered nursing and nurse specialty areas. Come and visit our job site to see what is store for you and your career.

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