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Pharmacist I (TPT)




Seattle , WA


Compounding experience - chemo or non-chemo mixing is experience preferred

Job Summary:
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.

Basic Qualifications:

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


Bachelors degree in pharmacy or PharmD required.

License, Certification, Registration

Pharmacist License (Washington) required at hire

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.

PrimaryLocation : Washington,Seattle,Capitol Hill Main Building
HoursPerWeek : 1
Shift : Variable
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
WorkingHoursStart : 12:00 AM
WorkingHoursEnd : 11:59 PM
Job Schedule : Part-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Temporary
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : J07|UFCW|UFCW Pharmacy
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Pharmacy
Department : Central Campus South - O/P Infusion Pharm_ClinicBased - 1130
Travel : No
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.

General Requirements

Required Skills

Madication Therapy Management Drug Utilization Review

Nice to Have Skills

Prescription Dispensing Communication Skills

Licenses & Certifications


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Pay for this job

$77.00 to $82.00 per hour

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