Kaiser Permanente Inpatient Pharmacist in Fresno, California

Under indirect supervision, monitors and/or manages the medication therapy of specific hospitalized or ambulatory patients as assigned. Performs other duties as required.

Essential Functions: - Under indirect supervision, monitors and/or manages the medication therapy of specific hospitalized or ambulatory patients as assigned - Interviews patients to obtain information regarding medication use, medication allergies and sensitivities - Advises patients of directions for use, medication, storage requirements, importance or compliance, precautions and warning for medication therapy - Provides medical personnel with medication information drug therapy options, and pharmacokinetic dosing advice - Dispenses, compounds, procures, stores and distributes pharmacy products - Verifies accuracy of medication preparation and dispensing by pharmacy personnel - Participates in assigned education and training programs - Provides direction to Pharmacists Residents, Pharmacist Interns, Pharmacy Technicians, and other non-licensed personnel - Performs other duties as required

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: - Current CA Registered Pharmacist License - B.S. in Pharmacy req'd, Pharm.D. preferred - American Heart Association approved Basic Life Support (BLS) care required for existing incumbents by 12/31/2010. Current BLS card required for new hires 12/20/2009. - Must be able to obtain an NPI# within one month in position - Comprehensive knowledge of current pharmacological/biopharmaceutical principles, medical terminology, pathologies, disease states, and related information for medical management plan - Aseptic technique and preparation of sterile IV products and chemotherapeutic agents - Emergency medication/drug monitoring - Federal and State laws and regulations regarding the provision of pharmaceutical services - Extract pertinent information from patient/other sources for the patient's medical management plan - Must have the ability to teach and be able to evaluate the effectiveness of the teaching - Possess excellent verbal/written communication skills - Operate pharmacy computer system(s) and other equipment - Read fine print - Lift or transport 1-50 lbs - Frequent bending/reaching/stooping - Must be able to generate prescription labels - MUST PASS BACKGROUND CHECK - Must be able to work in Labor/Management Partnership environment

COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Inpatient PharmacistLOCATION Fresno, CAREQNUMBER 609548

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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.