Kaiser Permanente Wailuku , HI 96793
Provides pharmaceutical care by performing various patient focused clinical, educational, informative, and distributive functions in inpatient and/or home infusion as interdisciplinary team member in support of patients, providers, and ancillary staff. Ensures appropriate, cost-effective drug utilization while maintaining and enhancing patient care.
Prepares and dispenses medications using appropriate techniques and applicable policies and procedures. Researches and organizes patient-specific information.
Documents patient medication histories. Recommends or reviews laboratory tests. Identifies medication therapy problems as appropriate.
Analyzes requestor's drug information need. Formulates response. Follows up consistently on drug information recommendations and assesses effectiveness. Participates in monitoring and improving relevant outcome measures and/or quality improvement indicators.
Designs and recommends pharmacotherapeutic regimens and corresponding monitoring plans. Utilizes patient interview/assessment skills, current literature-supported evidence and practices, drug initiative information, established protocols and integrates patient-specific disease and drug information, current practice standards, ethical issues, and quality-of-life issues, and pharmacoeconomic principles.
Monitors data and modifies pharmacotherapeutic plans as necessary. Documents pharmaceutical care activities in patients' medical records or clinical information system.
Designs effective medication-use education for patients and caregivers.
Provides one-on-one counseling to patients and caregivers.
Provides patient-specific verbal or written consultations, including pharmacotherapy and pharmacokinetic, to healthcare practitioners. May perform limited physical examinations (ie. blood pressure and glucose measurement).
Balances cost and quality issues. Participates in Regional medication management and formulary education programs to promote appropriate, cost-effective prescribing.
Participates in task forces, lecture programs and skills certification. Participates in didactic or clerkship education of pharmacy students.
Participates, as appropriate, in development and/or implementation of regional drug initiatives or other formulary management activities. Participates in establishing disease state management protocols.
Collaborates with inpatient/outpatient pharmacist or established Regional disease management programs for follow-up with high-risk discharges. Participates in designing, reviewing, monitoring, or researching clinical drug trials as needed.
Graduate from an accredited pharmacy college recognized by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE).
Completion of an emergency contraception training course approved by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE), curriculum-based programs from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy, applicable state or local health department programs, or programs recognized by the board of pharmacy upon hire.
License, Certification, Registration
Valid Hawaii Pharmacist license (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure).
Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification upon hire.
Demonstrated ability to safely handle and/or prepare various pharmaceutical compounds (e.g., chemotherapeutic agents, biologicals).
Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheet and database PC applications.
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from a school recognized by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE).
Completion of a general residency program.
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS).
Primary Location: Hawaii,Wailuku,Memorial - Wailuku Tower 221 Mahalani St.
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day 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: S03 Job Level:
Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Department: MHS Department of Pharmacy Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Click here for additional requirements >