Intern PharmacistWoodland Hills, California
As part of the pharmacy team with Kaiser Permanente, you’ll learn and grow as you help make a difference in the lives of everyone in our communities. Whether you’re working with patients, partnering with physicians, or collaborating with colleagues, you’ll play a key role in an information-rich environment. One where your development will be supported and your skills will be challenged as you work at the top of your license. If you want to explore opportunities beyond your role, we provide a wide array of professional growth opportunities to help our pharmacy team advance their skills and careers. If you believe in the continued pursuit of excellence, there’s no better place to put your beliefs into practice.
- Job Type: Part-time
- Job Level: Entry Level
- Travel: No
- Pay Range: $31.8 - $33.19 / hour
We’re looking for Pharmacy team members who possess the following traits.
- Team Player
- Results Driven
We offer several benefits to our pharmacy team.
Health Care Benefits
Vacation, Holiday & Sick Leave
Labor Management Partnership
As part of the Kaiser Permanente pharmacy team, you’ll collaborate with other team members and physicians to continually evolve and enhance patient care. You can also take advantage of our electronic medical record systems and our integrated technology platforms. It’s a unique opportunity to drive the future of care for all while leveraging your expertise to improve the total health of our members.
What Our People Are Saying
Outpatient Pharmacy Operations Manager
“I’ve felt real support every step of the way throughout my pharmacy career. I would not be the pharmacist I am today if I was not empowered to practice kindness and compassion, and be allowed to be me. I feel blessed to have been a part of this organization for the past 16 years.”
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Supervisor
“I have had multiple growth opportunities at Kaiser Permanente. I started as a Summer Youth intern, then I worked as an Apothecary Circle intern. After that, I received two years of pharmacy residency training here. I’ve always been supported with substantial resources like tuition reimbursement, business resource groups, as well as coaching and mentorship programs.”
Director, Inpatient Pharmacy Services
“I chose Kaiser Permanente because of its presence in our communities. We acknowledge, support, cultivate, and nourish the body, soul, and spirit of each patient, employee, and community member. I wanted to be a part of such a phenomenal organization.”
Manager, Mail Order Call Center
“They encouraged me to work outside of my comfort zone. Now, I’m on a career path I would have never expected. I enjoyed my pathway to get here and it’s been a challenge. It really helped me grow as a person and as an employee. Kaiser Permanente supported me to be the manager I am today.”
“I joined Kaiser Permanente as a young mother with a family. I knew this was a stable company with great pay and benefits, and many opportunities to grow. I’ve always experienced flexibility and growth and we’re encouraged to serve our communities and to have a work-life balance.”
“When you join Kaiser Permanente, you have access to a wealth of experience in the health care industry. You’ll learn about more than medications. You’ll gain experience in customer service, data entry, and other valuable areas. I enjoy supporting our pharmacists and ensuring my patients receive the medications they need.”
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Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws. Considers the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process in the delivery of services to patients of all age groups served. Assesses data reflective of the patients status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his or her age specific needs and provides pharmaceutical care needed in accordance with department policy. Dispenses, compounds, procures, stores, packages and distributes pharmacy products according to laws, regulations, standards, established policies and procedures and acceptable professional practices; documents responsibility by signing or initialing prescriptions, batch sheets or other forms according to established policies and procedures. Interviews patients to obtain information regarding medication use, medication allergies and sensitivities; documents the information in the patients medical record or pharmacy information system when appropriate; advises patients of directions for use, medication storage requirements, importance of compliance, precautions and warnings for medication therapy; advises the patients on the use of related devices and the coordination of medication therapy with diet, according to established policies and procedures. Substitutes for pharmacy personnel as necessary. Evaluates and resolves, according to established policies and procedures, potential medication therapy problems identifies through any and all available sources, including the patient and pharmacy information system. Confers with medical personnel concerning pharmaceutical care and treatment of patients, related clinical diagnosis, drug combinations and dosage forms, and other factors that might influence the course of treatment and the activity of medications; suggests changes in medication therapy and/or use as appropriate to assure optimum therapeutic results and cost effective prescribing. Participates in assigned education and training programs; conducts educational programs for pharmacy, other medical personnel and patients. Participates in quality management programs. Evaluates an manages the medication therapy of hospitalized or ambulatory patients as assigned to assure optimum therapeutic results and cost effective prescribing. Makes recommendations to management regarding systems or operational improvements to enhance services provided by the department. Checks equipment used to prepare and dispense medications for proper functioning; reports deficiencies to appropriate personnel. Maintains work area and equipment in an organized and clean condition; maintains a safe, secure and efficient work environment. Participates in quality management programs. Answers and makes telephone calls, consistent with assigned duties in accordance with telephone access standards. Exemplifies pharmacys mission and the organizations vision by contributing to the heath and satisfaction of members by providing appropriate medications, information and professional services in a helpful, caring, courteous, and efficient manner. Performs other duties as required. Special Note: Specific duties may vary depending on pharmacy location.
- Intern Pharmacist License (California)
- Must be licensed as an Intern Pharmacist by the State of California.
- Excellent verbal and written English-speaking communication skills.
- Knowledge of Federal and Sate laws, regulations and standards regarding the provision of pharmaceutical services.
- Ability to extract pertinent information from the patient or other sources and relate it to the patients medical management plan.
- Ability to learn and operate pharmacy computer systems and other equipment.
- Requires standing for long periods of time, read fine print, communicate with co-workers and patients, lift/transport 1-50lbs, light to moderate carrying, pulling, pushing, walking, frequent bending, stooping and reaching.
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. Submit Interest
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