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Pharmacist (TG-7508)

Location: Ontario, CA Job Number: 717475 Date posted: 08/10/2018
Description: Under indirect supervision, consults w/ patients & medical personnel regarding medication therapy. Provide direction to Pharmacist Residents, Pharmacist Interns, Pharmacy Technicians, & non-licensed personnel. Dispenses compounds, procures, stores, & distributes pharmacy products. Provide medical personnel & patients w/ medication & information & product identification. Perform other duties as required.

Essential Functions:
  • Upholds KP's Policies & Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities & applicable state, federal & local laws
  • Interviews patient to obtain information regarding drug use, drug allergies & sensitivities & documents the information to appropriate records of the pharmacy information system; advises patients verbally & w/ written materials on significant precautions, proper drug therapy & administration, the use of related devices & the coordination of drug therapy w/ diet, according to established policies & procedures
  • Reviews & interprets prescription orders & verifies accuracy & completeness of patient labeling & input into pharmacy information system
  • Dispenses, compounds, procures, stores & distributes pharmaceuticals & pharmacy products, including antineoplastics and/or other sterile products as required, according to legal requirements, established policies & procedures, & accepted professional standards of practice
  • Evaluates & resolves real or potential drug therapy problems related to interpretation of prescriptions, drug furnishing irregularities, service complaints & issues such as drug procurement or equipment problems, according to established polices & procedures
  • Confers w/ medical personnel concerning care & treatment of patients, related critical diagnoses, drug dosage, interactions, dosage forms, & other factors which might influence the course of treatment & the activity medications; suggests changes in drug therapy and/or use, as appropriate to assure optimum therapeutic results & cost effective prescribing
  • Maintains work area & equipment in an organized & clean condition; maintains a safe & efficient work environment

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Current registration with the California State Board of Pharmacy
  • Must have excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Knowledge of federal & state laws, regulations, & standards regarding the provision of pharmaceutical services
  • Ability to extract pertinent information from the patient or other sources & relate it to the patient's medical management plan
  • Ability to learn & operate pharmacy computer systems & other equipment
  • Must be able to type prescription labels


    Notes:
  • TG-7508
    Primary Location: California,Ontario,Ontario - Vineyard Medical Offices - D 2295 South Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UPSC - United Pharmacists of Southern California Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Specialty: Outpatient Pharmacist Department: Ontario Medical Center Bldg D 24hr Pharmacy Travel: Yes, 10 % 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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