Tuesday , February 7 2023

Kaiser Permanente Careers – Pharmacist

Website Kaiser Permanente

Job Description:

Pharmacists at Kaiser Permanente ensure that patients receive safe, effective, and optimal medication therapy while providing expertise and information to empower patients and prescribers to make informed choices in medication therapy. Pharmacists ensure that pharmacy care is coordinated with the patient care plan.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that patients receive safe, effective, and optimal medication therapy by: Interpreting prescription orders; counseling patients using clear and effective communication skills and providing written information as necessary; ensuring patient safety by identifying opportunities to prevent unusual occurrences; consistently performing safety checks when dispensing medications; taking appropriate steps to resolve and report unusual occurrences.
  • Provides medication expertise and information that empowers patients and prescribers to make informed choices in medication therapy by: by using appropriate evidence-based medicine references to form recommendations to patients and providers; clearly communicating rationale around medication therapy selection; evaluating clinical appropriateness of medication therapy; staying current on clinical initiatives and priorities
  • Ensure efficient and effective pharmacy process workflow and cash handling by: supervising pharmacy assistants, technicians, interns and externs in all aspects of daily pharmacy workflow including the appropriate processing and releasing of prescriptions and customer service; ensuring the proper and safe storage of medications and keep accurate records of such; having working knowledge and competency with cashiering processes and procedures; adhering to Kaiser Permanente Cash Security and Compliance standards

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to evaluate clinical appropriateness of medication therapy.
  • Ability to evaluate clinical appropriateness of medication therapy.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of major medication therapy, drug-drug interactions, and disease states.
  • Ability to prioritize workload effectively.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently.
  • Knowledge of major medication therapy, drug interactions, and disease states.
  • Customer service skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Three (3) years of experience working in a pharmacy practice environment using current technology.
  • Experience interacting with an interdisciplinary team including physicians.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working in a pharmacy practice environment using current technology.

Job Details:

Company:  Kaiser Permanente

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Seattle, WA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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