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PGYI Pharmacy Resident

Location: Hyattsville, MD Additional Locations:
Job Number: 836606 Date posted: 10/08/2019
The PGYI Residency provides the opportunity and guidance necessary for the resident to acquire intensive training, knowledge and educational experiences as a clinical pharmacist in a managed care organization. The resident provides support to clinical pharmacy services, pharmacy operations and pharmacy support services; comprehensive pharmaceutical care to Kaiser Permanente members in medication management programs; the medical group by participation in projects regarding appropriate use of medication therapy; and other clinical services or activities in the managed care setting.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Practices patient, population and medication therapy management during clinical rotations as assigned.
  • Conducts tasks and projects assigned throughout the residency year. This includes, but is not limited to, supporting initiatives in service rotations, assisting in the research and preparation of regional pharmacy newsletters; preparing and presenting comprehensive drug reviews as assigned for the Regional Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee; participation in national and regional residency showcases and conferences; and assisting in the recruitment of new residents.
  • Provides drug information to pharmacy staff, health care providers and members. Prepares and conducts ongoing educational sessions, including continuing education programs, on medication therapy.
  • Assists in implementation of region-wide drug use management programs. Develops and analyzes medication use reports to ensure appropriate use of medications and identify areas of opportunity for improved medication use within the managed care system and with individual providers.
  • Performs general dispensing and counseling duties of a pharmacist, supporting pharmacy services.
  • Provides support for mentoring students, including monthly orientation and journal club sessions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • N/A
  • Education
  • PharmD degree from an accredited school of pharmacy required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Eligible for and must be licensed within 90 days of start date as a registered pharmacist in Maryland, Virginia, or the District of Columbia, whichever is required. A maximum of 2 NAPLEX attempts may be taken prior to licensure.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Effective communication skills and demonstrated writing ability;
  • Ability to collaborate well with pharmacists, technicians, prescribers and other health care professionals;
  • Strives for excellence in quality of work;
  • Possesses skills that support efficient and consistent practices for completing work and meeting deadlines; and
  • Expected to travel to Kaiser Permanente locations in VA, MD and DC and other locales for conferences and seminars

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrates composure during peak times of activity; and  
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and dedication to the pharmacy profession and flexible approach to work.
  • Primary Location: Maryland,Hyattsville,New Carrollton Administration 4000 Garden City Dr. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Specialty: Intern/Graduate Pharmacist/Resident Department: Pharmacy Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Pharmacy Careers

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    Whether you're a resident, technician, or specialist, you'll find a wide array of clinical services in our progressive practice environment. In addition to outpatient, inpatient/hospital, and ambulatory care/clinical opportunities, we maintain specialized pharmacy services, automated refill pharmacies, regional call centers, drug information services, and pharmacy analytical services. In fact, our mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by a J.D. Power U.S. Pharmacy Study.

    Our pharmacists also have access to a wealth of information and integrated technologies, meaning you have the information you need at your fingertips, enabling you to make the right decisions, expedite patient care, and actively participate in your patients' health.

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