Nov 29, 2021

Pharmacy Technician - Specialty Pharmacy

  • Providence
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time Pharmacy

Job Description


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Specialty Pharmacy Technician (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

We are seeking a detail focused, caring, and thoughtful individual in Pharmacy care, promoting the goals and upholding the ideals of Swedish Medical Center in providing excellent care and experience for our diverse patient population. This position is a member of a multi-disciplinary team and is responsible for assuring safe, efficient, cost effective drug therapy for all patients.

In this position you will:

  • Assist Specialty Pharmacy operations and client services for the department including customer/patient services, management of materials, benefits coordination, and pharmacy dispensing to meet or exceed pharmacy and organization operational and financial objectives.
  • Coordinate with internal and external entities to optimize services, financial and operational objectives of Specialty Pharmacy related to day to day operations.
  • Coordinate with Pharmacy Benefits Managers (PBMs), drug manufacturers and others as needed to obtain access to specialty pharmacy medications, including financial assistance.
  • Maintain manual and/or automated system(s) to document clinical and administrative information related to interactions with providers, patients and payers
  • Other duties as assigned within the scope of pharmacy technician licensure.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of an approved pharmacy technician training program
  • A current license to practice as a registered pharmacist in the State of Washington

Preferred Qualifications for this position include:

  • Six (6) monthsof retail or specialty pharmacy experience

About the Swedish First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 306857