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Position Summary: The Acute Care Float Pharmacist ensures prompt and accurate pharmaceutical care services for patients, nurses, and physicians. This professional position operates independently with limited supervision. Work situations require good knowledge of pharmacotherapy and pharmacy practice, precision, attention to detail, service-oriented, good problem solving and appropriate decision-making, possess effective time management and communication skills. Internal contacts are primarily with pharmacy staff, nursing staff, and management. External contacts include physicians, patients, vendors, and outside health care facilities. Float Pharmacists are initially trained in the central pharmacy at MHS facilities and may have the opportunity to expand their role to specialized areas once solid competency and performance has been established. Those who provide pharmacy coverage at Wellfound will require additional training.
Minimum Requirements: Completion of an ASHP accredited pharmacy residency preferred One (1) or more years pharmacy experience preferred in setting appropriate to work assignment (hospital, retail, clinic or other)
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Licensed as a pharmacist in the State of Washington
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Variable Work Schedule: Variable
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
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