Nov 19, 2021

Pharmacy Technician - First Hill Cancer Pharmacy

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

Job Description


Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for 1.0 FTE full time Pharmacy Technician for Swedish First Hill Inpatient Pharmacy.

We are seeking a detail oriented, focused, caring, and thoughtful individual in pharmacy care, who would promote the goals and uphold the mission of Swedish Medical Center to provide excellent care to our diverse patient population.

In this position pharmacy technician will work under the general direction of a licensed pharmacist, independently performs a variety of technical functions:

• Perform inpatient pharmacy drug compounding, distribution, record keeping, and clerical activities under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist.

• Compounding sterile chemo/hazardous and non-hazardous sterile IV products and routine medications.

• Load, refill and troubleshoot PYXIS ES P automated dispensing cabinets.

• Deliver medications to nursing units, clinics, and procedural areas. Return and credit discontinued medications from the units back to the pharmacy in a timely manner.

• Participate in monthly outdate and unit inspection program.

• Communicating concisely and effectively with patients, families, pharmacists, and other health care providers in a friendly and courteous manner.


Required qualifications for this position include:

-High school diploma or equivalent

-Completion of an approved pharmacy technician training program

-Current license to practice as a pharmacy technician in the State of Washington

Preferred Qualification for this position includes:

-Experience in inpatient hospital pharmacy or infusion pharmacy with sterile IV compounding of chemotherapy and non-chemotherapy medications

-Experience in sterile chemotherapy and non- chemotherapy IV compounding

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: 310317