Pharmacy Intern
Seattle, WA 
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Job/Internship Description
Pharmacy Intern
Job ID 27849 Type Regular Per-Diem Location US-WA-Seattle Category Allied Health
Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world's leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world's deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.

The pharmacy intern program at Fred Hutch is a structured, 3-4 year continuous program designed to assure that the intern, upon completion of the intern program in conjunction with an accredited PharmD program, will be able to carry-out all of the functions required to perform distribution as well as supportive clinical duties in an ambulatory oncology setting. The interns will work closely with pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy residents, and other healthcare professionals. Each year of the program has designated expectations and goals that build upon the last and correspond with each professional year of pharmacy school. By the end of the internship it is expected but not limited that interns be trained in the following areas sterile compounding, pyxis, investigational drug services. Interns will receive clinical exposure and education that will facilitate the development of the critical thinking skills necessary for contemporary practice.

Responsibilities
    Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Sterile Compounding
  • Pyxis Refilling
  • Investigational Drug Services
  • Retail Pharmacy Dispensing
  • Counseling Patients
  • Prepares, packages, and labels medication in an accurate and efficient manner.
  • Charging and billing functions
  • Operates CII safe and follows all controlled substance procedures
  • Filling and documentation of pyxis, emergency/code boxes and code trays
  • Monitors stock for expiration dates and removes outdates
  • Medication reconciliation
  • Delivery of patient specific medications to infusion or other areas of the clinic
  • Other pharmacy related duties in accordance with regulations under Washing State Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission
Qualifications

Required:

  • Enrolled in University of Washington School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Intern License
  • Time Management
  • Travel
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Accurate and aseptic IV admixture preparation
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, enter data into computer systems accurately and efficiently.
  • Familiarity with the generic names of drugs along with the basic indication

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

The hourly pay range for this position is from $23.04 to $25.65 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees access to a retirement savings plan, an employee assistance program, and paid sick leave (1 hour for every 30 hours worked).

Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to Human Resources at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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