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Clinic Ambulatory Pharmacist

Kaiser Permanente
Kennesaw, GA 30144
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Be able to monitor the medication therapy of inpatient ambulatory patients as assigned based on the understanding of patient variables such as age, gender, and other physical characteristics. Confers with and assists medical personnel in the care and treatment of these patients; provides medication information; recommend dosage and formulary changes; Uses aseptic technique while compounding sterile medications in a glove box; monitors medication distribution; dispenses and distributes pharmacy products; manages all aspects of Pyxis stations. Promotes high quality, evidence-based, cost-effective pharmaceutical care. Performs these duties in the clinical areas assigned and other duties as required. The Pharmacist has the above listed responsibilities to ensure Kaiser continues to provide quality care and service excellence.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Monitors the medication therapy of inpatient ambulatory patients to assure optimum therapeutic results and cost-effective prescribing. Review Patients progress to detect adverse drug reactions, and confers with, and assists medical personnel in the treatment of patients. Interviews patients to obtain information regarding medication use, medication allergies and sensitivities. Documents the information in the patient's medical record when appropriate. Advises patients of directions for use, medication storage requirements, importance of compliance, precautions and warnings for medication therapy. Provides medical personnel with medication information. Makes recommendations on medication orders and dosage adjustments. Monitors the effectiveness and accuracy of institutional medication distribution. Reviews physician orders and verifies accuracy of transcription data entry into pharmacy computer system. Verifies accuracy of medication preparation and dispensing by pharmaceutical personnel. Reports discrepancies to appropriate medical and/or administrative personnel. Responds to medical emergencies according to established procedures. Supports the ACC/CDU and procedure suite patients. Completes medication reconciliations for assigned patients. Provides discharge medications afterhours. Manages all aspects of the Pyxis machines. Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
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    Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-05-03

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