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Pharmacist (LR-3753)

Location: Woodland Hills, CA Job Number: 718854 Date posted: 08/09/2018
Description: Under indirect supervision, consult with patients and medical personnel regarding medication therapy. Provide direction to pharmacist residents, pharmacist interns, pharmacy technicians, and non-licensed personnel. Dispense compound, procure, store, and distribute pharmacy products. Provide medical personnel and patients with medication and information and product identification. Perform other duties as required.

Essential Functions:
  • Uphold KP's policies and procedures, principles of responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
  • Interview patient to obtain information regarding drug use, drug allergies and sensitivities and documents the information to appropriate records of the pharmacy information system; advises patients verbally and with written materials on significant precautions, proper drug therapy and administration, the use of related devices and the coordination of drug therapy with diet, according to established policies and procedures.
  • Review and interpret prescription orders and verify accuracy and completeness of patient labeling and input into pharmacy information system. Dispense, compound, procure, store and distribute pharmaceuticals and pharmacy products, including anti-neoplastics and/or other sterile products as required, according to legal requirements, established policies and procedures, and accepted professional standards of practice.
  • Evaluate and resolve real or potential drug therapy problems related to interpretation of prescriptions, drug furnishing irregularities, service complaints and issues such as drug procurement or equipment problems, according to established polices and procedures.
  • Confer with medical personnel concerning care and treatment of patients, related critical diagnoses, drug dosage, interactions, dosage forms, and other factors which might influence the course of treatment and the activity medications; suggest changes in drug therapy and/or use, as appropriate to assure optimum therapeutic results and cost effective prescribing.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in an organized and clean condition; maintain a safe and efficient work environment.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Current registration with the California state board of pharmacy.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of federal and state 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 patient's medical management plan.
  • Ability to learn and operate pharmacy computer systems and other equipment.
  • Must be able to type prescription labels.


    Notes:
  • LR-3753
    Primary Location: California,Woodland Hills,Woodland Hills Medical Center 5601 De Soto Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time 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: Outpatient Pharmacy Travel: Yes, 75 % 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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