Pharmacist - Inpatient 7/70
Posted on: March 20, 2023
Provide high quality, cost-effective, patient-centered pharmacy
services in a variety of settings.Essential Responsibilities:
- Consults with health care practitioners to establish high
quality patient drug therapy plans and outcomes. Monitors patients
to insure therapeutic outcomes and minimize adverse drug effects.
Consults patients in a professional and efficient manner to ensure
patient understanding of drug therapy plans and outcomes. Contacts
and confers with the prescriber in a timely manner to clarify and
answer questions regarding drug product selection to facilitate
appropriate patient outcomes. Serves as a role model by
demonstrating a contemporary attitude and focusing on patient care
outcomes. Accurately reviews, interprets, and fills
prescriptions/orders to ensure patient safety. Accurately compounds
and prepares medications or supervises same. Self identifies
professional deficiencies in the practice of pharmacy and takes
corrective measures to improve such deficiencies. Improves patient
care outcomes by developing knowledge and skills in new areas of
pharmacy practice as they arise through literature review,
continuing education, and collegial sharing of information.
Demonstrates knowledge of department mission statement and
objectives by assisting in development and achievement of location
specific goals. Demonstrates a complete understanding and complies
with all pharmacy department and location policies and procedures
concerning the responsibilities of a pharmacist and support
personnel. Mixes IV additive solutions and chemotherapy using
- Monitors, surveys, and inspects facility medication storage
sites to ensure safe, appropriate drug storage. Maintains a cost
conscious attitude in the daily function of the pharmacy. Uses
reference materials or alternative sources of information when
necessary. Maintains a professional appearance, observes the
suggested departmental dress code and wears identification badge.
Maintains a professional attitude and image; leads by professional
example. Attends to personal affairs so as not to interfere with
the work schedule. Maintains cleanliness of self and work area.
Demonstrates good judgment in the ability to organize and assist in
directing workflow to maintain appropriate service levels.
Demonstrates ability to set goals, plan, organize, and take tasks
to completion. Demonstrates consistent ability to be a productive
employee. Answers phone calls as necessary.
- Delegates responsibilities, where appropriate to maintain
quality member service and satisfaction. Assists in the
orientation, training, and education of support personnel, interns,
externs, and pharmacists. Exercises independent judgment within the
limits of authority. Influences others to strive towards location
and departmental objectives. Maintains current knowledge of and
complies with state and federal laws, rules and regulations.
Demonstrates knowledge and support for continuous quality
improvement programs in the location, department, and region.
Demonstrates a complete understanding and complies with established
regional employee relations policies and procedures. Demonstrates
working knowledge of inventory control principles to
establish/ensure appropriate cost effective asset management.
Demonstrates working knowledge of professional practice
- Demonstrates knowledge of Kaiser Permanente pharmacy benefit
structure. Maintains a contemporary working knowledge of Kaiser
Permanente automated systems. Communicates appropriate information
regarding formulary and target drug alternatives and is effective
in increasing provider compliance and member acceptance to assure
appropriate drug utilization. Consults with appropriate personnel
in matters of uncertainty. Makes informed, rational, and timely
- Perform other duties as requested.Basic
- Graduate of an accredited school of Pharmacy with a bachelor of
Science or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree.
- Candidates who will graduate prior to date of hire will be
considered.--License, Certification, Registration
- Pharmacist License (in the state where care is provided) within
3 months of hire--Additional Requirements:
- Oregon Outpatient Positions ONLY: Must be certified to
prescribe self-administered hormonal contraception and other
self-administered products as approved by the Oregon Board of
- Candidates who are eligible for licensure within 90 days of
date hired will be considered. Duties will be restricted until
licensed and a licensed Pharmacist must oversee the Pharmacist
eligible for licensure.--Preferred Qualifications:
- N/AJob Schedule: Job Category: Pharmacy
Keywords: Kaiser, Portland , Pharmacist - Inpatient 7/70, Healthcare , Gladstone, Oregon
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