Skip to Main Content

Kaiser Permanente Careers


Deliver Expert Advice

Alongside physicians, clinicians, and patients, you'll work as a respected and vital member of our care delivery team. Providing information and recommending treatment programs that support our proactive philosophy, you'll approach health from a holistic perspective that includes alternative therapies and lifestyle changes in addition to the latest medications.

Inpatient Pharmacist

Location: San Rafael, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 839212 Date posted: 11/05/2019
Under indirect supervision, monitors and/or manages the medication therapy of specific hospitalized or ambulatory patients as assigned. Performs other duties as required.

Essential Functions:

- Under indirect supervision, monitors and/or manages the medication therapy of specific hospitalized or ambulatory patients as assigned
- Interviews patients to obtain information regarding medication use, medication allergies and sensitivities
- Advises patients of directions for use, medication, storage requirements, importance or compliance, precautions and warning for medication therapy
- Provides medical personnel with medication information drug therapy options, and pharmacokinetic dosing advice
- Dispenses, compounds, procures, stores and distributes pharmacy products
- Verifies accuracy of medication preparation and dispensing by pharmacy personnel
- Participates in assigned education and training programs
- Provides direction to Pharmacists Residents, Pharmacist Interns, Pharmacy Technicians, and other non-licensed personnel
- Performs other duties as required
Basic Qualifications:
- Current CA Registered Pharmacist License
- B.S. in Pharmacy req'd, Pharm.D. preferred
- American Heart Association approved Basic Life Support (BLS) care required for existing incumbents by 12/31/2010. Current BLS card required for new hires 12/20/2009.

- Must be able to obtain an NPI# within one month in position

- Comprehensive knowledge of current pharmacological/biopharmaceutical principles, medical terminology, pathologies, disease states, and related information for medical management plan
- Aseptic technique and preparation of sterile IV products and chemotherapeutic agents
- Emergency medication/drug monitoring
- Federal and State laws and regulations regarding the provision of pharmaceutical services
- Extract pertinent information from patient/other sources for the patient's medical management  plan
- Must have the ability to teach and be able to evaluate the effectiveness of the teaching
- Possess excellent verbal/written communication skills
- Operate pharmacy computer system(s) and other equipment
- Read fine print
- Lift or transport 1-50 lbs
- Frequent bending/reaching/stooping
- Must be able to generate prescription labels
- Must be able to work in Labor/Management Partnership environment
Primary Location: California,San Rafael,San Rafael Medical Offices 1 99 Montecillo Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: CONTRACT COMPLIANT: Sunday - Saturday, shift may include working weekends, evenings & nights Working Hours Start: See Working Days Working Hours End: See Working Days Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Guild for Professional Pharmacists Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Specialty: Inpatient Pharmacist Department: San Rafael Inpatient Pharmacy Travel: No 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.

Glassdoor Logo

See What People are Saying About Working at KP

Apr 17, 2019

"I love my job"

Glassdoor Ratings

Current Employee - Registered Nurse in South San Francisco, CA

  • Recommends
  • Positive Outlook

I have been working at Kaiser Permanente part-time for more than 2 years


I’ve waited to get in to Kaiser for so long and now that I’m in, I’d never let go. I love people that i work with (although just like any other jobs, it has it’s highs and lows), i love my patients, pay is great and benefits are awesome!! Definitely 1 of the highest paying hospitals in the region.Full Review

More Kaiser Permanente Ratings & Reviews (5,918)

to Our

Kaiser Permanente has been named one of the 2019 Best Places to Work. Check out what our employees like best about working at KP!

glassdoor 2019 Best Places to Work - Employees' Choice

Our Events

Come introduce yourself to a member of the Kaiser Permanente team at an upcoming career or professional event. We look forward to meeting you in person.

Recently Viewed Jobs

You do not have any recently viewed jobs.

Join Kaiser Permanente's Talent Network

Please fill out the fields below and click "Join Now" to receive information about opportunities that relate to your selections.

Interested InSearch for a category and select one from the list of suggestions. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

Interested in internships or early career opportunities? Click here to join our University Talent Network. Are you a Veteran? Click here to join our Military Talent Network.