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Pharmacist - Contact Center (Temporary)

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Kaiser Permanente Renton , WA 98055

Posted 2 months ago

Description:

Pharmacists at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington ensure that patients receive safe and effective, optimal medication therapy while providing expertise and information to empower patients and prescribers to make informed choices in medication therapy. Pharmacists ensure that pharmacy care is coordinated with the patient care plan.

Essential Responsibilities:

Interprets prescription orders and dispenses drugs and devices. Counsels patients using clear and effective communication skills and providing written information as necessary.

Ensures patient safety by identifying opportunities to prevent unusual occurrences; consistently performs safety checks when dispensing medications; and takes appropriate steps to resolve and report unusual occurrences. Demonstrates dedication to evidence-based medicine by using appropriate references to form recommendation to patients and providers; clearly communicates rationale around mediation therapy selection: stays current on clinical initiatives and priorities: and evaluates clinical appropriateness of medication therapy.

Supervises pharmacy assistants, technicians, interns and externs in all aspects of daily pharmacy workflow including the appropriate processing and releasing of prescriptions and customer service.

Provides medical, nursing and other clinical staff with information regarding medication use management, drug therapy, preferred protocols and guidelines to include therapeutic values, hazards and uses of medications.

Ensures the proper and safe storage of medications and keeps accurate records of such.

WE'RE HIRING FIVE TEMPORARY PHARMACISTS WHO WILL BE WORKING DIRECTLY WITH OUR NEW MEMBER PHARMACY WELCOME TEAM, AND WILL:

  • BE ADAPTABLE TO A FAST-PACED ENVIRONMENT; LEARN, RETAIN AND INTERPRET NEW OR EVOLVING INFORMATION, PROCEDURES, AND POLICIES AND COMMUNICATE THEM EFFECTIVELY.
  • EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE WITH NEW KAISER PERMANENTE OF WASHINGTON MEMBERS WHO APPROACH US FOR PHARMACY SERVICES AND THE TRANSITION OF MEDICATIONS.
  • CONDUCT PATIENT INTERVIEWS, USING EPIC WILLOW AMBULATORY AND EPIC HYPERSPACE TO DOCUMENT AND PEND PRESCRIPTIONS TO WASHINGTON PERMANENTE MEDICAL GROUP PHYSICIANS.
  • PROCESS PRESCRIPTION ORDERS FOR OUR NETWORK PATIENTS WHO CHOOSE TO USE AN EXTERNAL DELIVERY SYSTEM MEDICAL PROVIDER (NON-WPMG), IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SUPPORT PERSONNEL IN THE WORK-CENTER.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

Minimum one (1) year of experience working in a pharmacy practice environment using current technology.

Education

Bachelor's degree in pharmacy.

License, Certification, Registration

Washington State Pharmacist License or eligibility to acquire by date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

Ability to use available resources and tools efficiently and effectively.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent customer service skills.

Adequate current knowledge of major medication therapy, drug-drug interactions, and disease states.

Ability to evaluate clinical appropriateness of medication therapy.

Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Ability to work quickly and efficiently.

Ability to prioritize workload effectively.

May be required to travel to other Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington locations as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer one (1) year of experience interacting with an interdisciplinary team including physicians.

Prefer knowledge of managed care health systems and evidence-based medicine theories.

Doctorate degree in pharmacy.

Primary Location: Washington,Renton,Renton Administration - Adams 2921 Naches Ave.

SW Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 7:30 AM Working Hours End: 7:15 PM Job Schedule:

Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation:

UFCW Pharmacy Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Department:

Pharmacy Contact Center Travel: No

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Pharmacist - Contact Center (Temporary)

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Kaiser Permanente