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Clinical Pharmacist - On Call, Springfield Medical Center

Location: Springfield, VA Job Number: 706025 Date posted: 06/13/2018
Description: Provides customer focused clinical pharmaceutical care which includes but is not restricted to primary care and anticoagulation services. Communicates with providers to influence optimal drug information to patients and health care providers. Participates in patient and provider educational programs to positively impact patient compliance and provider prescribing practices. Oversees and directs pharmacy technician staff in the execution of technical functions.

Essential Functions:
  • Supports utilization management initiatives as assigned.
  • Assesses clinical outcomes.
  • Provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care to members enrolled in clinical pharmacy services including anticoagulation.
  • Demonstrates the ability to problem solve.
  • Critically analyzes drug literature and lay press to provide drug information to health professionals and members.
  • Committed to cost-effective prescribing and quality initiatives.
  • Demonstrates clinical pharmacy knowledge and high motivation to seek continuing education to keep abreast of current drug therapies.
  • Assesses the drug therapy needs of patients and monitors progress of therapy through interviews, physical assessment, patient education and clinical laboratory monitoring.
  • Makes timely decisions about patient drug treatment modalities within guidelines and protocols and communicates regularly with heath care providers.
  • Documents all clinical interventions using appropriate methods.
  • Develops and participates in scholarly activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining knowledge of policies and procedures and performs in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements and accreditation standards as they relate to the assigned department.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Assures compliance to all regulatory rules and regulations specific to: Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); State Board of Pharmacy; HIPAA.

  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of clinical practical experience required.
    Education
  • Graduation from an accredited college or school of pharmacy required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Pharmacy licensure in Virginia required upon hire, with licenses in the District of Columbia and Maryland required within 120 days of hire.

    Additional Requirements:
  • N/A.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pharmacy Degree with clinical pharmacy residency training preferred.
  • Computer literate with common word processing, spreadsheet and database computer software and applications.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, presentation and written communication skills.
    Primary Location: Virginia,Springfield,Springfield Medical Center 6501 Loisdale Ct. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OPEIU - Local 2 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Department: Clinical 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.

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