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 University of Washington 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. This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER PHARMACY has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME PHARMACY RECEIVING TECHNICIAN (Rotating/Variable Shifts). Under general supervision, the Pharmacy Receiving Technician (Phamracy Technician 2) will provide technical support for the pharmacy departmental supply chain, including receiving and inventory management.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Receive drugs and supplies from all vendors. Review packing slips from all vendors for accuracy. • Receive all fluids to support the pharmacy operations. • Coordinate the movement of stock items when drugs are in short supply. • Receive unit dose repackaged drugs from the contracted repackaging company. • Coordinate communication of fluid shortages to staff. • Prepare outdated and return merchandise for shipping to wholesaler or manufacturer. • Maintain a working knowledge and proficiency in pharmacy receiving activities. • May engage in preparation and packaging of medications and other inpatient pharmacy related functions. • Assist in communication between pharmaceutical wholesaler and UW Medicine. • Perform other duties as assigned.
DESIRED: • Working knowledge of desktop computers, including proficiency with MS Office applications, E-mail and internet access • Excellent and highly-detailed organizational skills • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with strong sense of customer support • Interest and aptitude for health-care and information technology
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.