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:
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
1. Prepares and distributes assigned medications, includes but is not limited to:
Processes medication orders.
Monitors patient medication profile records for hypersensitivities, allergies, idiosyncrasies and incompatibilities.
Maintains required documentation and records.
Consistently follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures, including safety procedures.
Accurately prepares and distributes assigned medications and IV solutions.
2. Coordinates medication supplies, includes but is not limited to:
Evaluates drugs and supplies and participates in selection of suppliers.
Assesses inventory and maintains appropriate par levels.
Orders drugs / supplies from various suppliers.
3. Medication Control, includes but is not limited to:
Performs unit inspections.
Participates in narcotic accountability audits and documentation.
4. Quality Improvement: includes but is not limited to:
Activelyparticipates in programs to assure and continuously improve quality.
Assists in the collection, compilation and interpretation of adverse drug reactions.
Participates in department projects as assigned.
Licensure, Registration, Certification
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.