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 Pharmacy is looking for an outstanding FULL-TIME OUTPATIENT MEDICATION PACKAGING PROGRAM TECHNICIAN (ROTATING/VARIABLE SHIFTS) to join our Outpatient Pharmacy team! The Outpatient Medication Packaging Program Technician (Pharmacy Technician 2) performs non-professional/technical tasks related to the management of the Medication Packaging program. The person in this position will act as a liaison between the Medication Packaging program and clinic staff to ensure effective communication regarding Medication Packaging issues. All activities shall be performed under the general supervision of a registered pharmacist.Responsibilities:Ensure the safe and accurate preparation of multi-dose medication adherence packaging for patients enrolled in this program. This includes processing new prescriptions and refills, billing, and repackaging.Establish and maintain a good working relationship with nursing staff and physicians to maintain effective communication regarding Medication Packaging issues.Educate clinic staff about Medication Packing Program policies and procedures as needed.Monitor workload and scheduling.Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of Medication Packing Program policies.Ensure that policies and procedures are updated and followed in coordination with the Leads, Supervisor, Manager, and Director.Train technicians in Medication Packaging Program workflow, policies, and procedures.Develop and maintain Medication Packaging training manual.Optimize utilization of technology in the Medication Packaging area.Generate reports at the request of the Supervisor, Manager, or Director.Ensure compliance with all pharmacy laws and regulations.Know and follow all Pharmacy department policies.Perform the duties of a Pharmacy Technician 1.Perform related duties as assigned.
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.