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Pharmacist In Charge

Location: Loveland, CO Additional Locations:
Job Number: 853039 Date posted: 01/13/2020
Description:
Work as a Clinical Pharmacist in member care. Maintains knowledge of and assures departmental compliance with Kaiser Permanente's Principles of Responsibility and policies and procedures, and applicable regulatory requirements and accreditation standards.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • This position, knows and complies with all Kaiser Permanente quality, safety, and emergency policies and procedures. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice in every interaction with patients, colleagues, providers, and leadership. Ensures patient safety in the preparation and provisioning of care related to but not limited to medications, procedures, infection prevention, fall prevention, including consistent use of two patient identifiers and procedural time outs. Reports safety hazards, accidents and incidents, and unsafe working conditions promptly.
  • Compliance and Regulatory Agencies. Responsible for the daily operations of the pharmacy without personnel responsibilities.
  • Responsible for directing work flow and employees to meet department metrics and service standards.
  • Pharmacist in charge for the pharmacy outlet with name on the pharmacy license and responsibility for corresponding regulatory and compliance responsibilities.  Examples include but are not limited to:
  • Direct and adhere to Colorado State Board of Pharmacy requirements, as assigned to the 'Pharmacy Manager' per the Colorado State Board of Pharmacy, and acts as the pharmacist on the license of the prescription drug outlet.
  • Weekly and monthly compliance audits for DEA, State Board of Pharmacy.
  • KP Pharmacy Policy adherence.
  • Work with Regulatory agencies to include but not limited to, DEA, SBOP, CMS, FDA and Compliance audits and remediation.
  • Resolve compliance and regulatory discrepancies.
  • Pharmacy workflow management:
  • Direct and schedule employees in daily workflow to meet service metrics,
  • Guide all team members in their role and provide feedback to team members and leadership.
  • Address member concerns in addition to supporting team members to triage member complaints and gaps in service.
  • Support and facilitate other leaders and health care providers in the medical office building and Regional Pharmacy leaders
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience directing workflow in a professional environment.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience directing pharmacy regulatory/compliance activities to include: Experience working with Regulatory agencies to include but not limited to DEA, SBOP, CMS, FDA; Experience with Compliance audits and remediation; Experience resolving compliance/regulatory discrepancies
  • Education
  • BS in pharmacy or Pharm D
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Licensed Pharmacist in the State of Colorado.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • N/A

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • N/A
  • Primary Location: Colorado,Loveland,Loveland Administration 4850 Hahns Peak Dr. Ste. 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: UFCW - Local 7 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Department: Pharmacy Operatoins Travel: Yes, 5 % 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

    Pharmacy Careers

    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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