Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Intern in Renton, Washington
This position provides practical work experience for pharmacy students in an environment that emphasizes patient-centered care. Facilitates the recruitment of pharmacists by enhancing ties with the colleges of pharmacy. Provides a mechanism for exposing KFHPW pharmacists to innovative/emerging concepts in pharmacy practice discussed in the academic setting. Provides mentoring opportunities for staff pharmacists, which will facilitate: Development of teaching & preceptor skills of the pharmacist-requires current clinical competency; Creating challenging/stimulating work environment for staff.
The timely and appropriate distribution of drug therapy in compliance with state and federal laws and in accordance with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington policies and procedures.
Effectively communicate with patients concerning their medications on issues including, but not limited to: mechanism of action, adverse effects, dosing, and storage requirements.
Assure 100% appropriateness of drug therapy under the supervision of a pharmacist.
Ensures patient safety by identifying opportunities to prevent unusual occurrences; consistently performing safety checks when dispensing medications; and taking appropriate steps to resolve and report unusual occurrences.
- Minimum one (1) year of recent experience working with customers in any professional work setting.
- Current enrollment in accredited school of pharmacy.
License, Certification, Registration
- Pharmacy Intern License (Washington) required at hire
Must have strong communication and problem solving skills to work with consumers and other health care providers.
Must have a strong commitment towards providing excellent customer service.
Must have ability to work as a team member with pharmacy, nursing, medical and other ancillary staff.
May be required to travel to other Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington pharmacy locations as needed.
- Previous experience working in a pharmacy setting.
TITLE: Pharmacy Intern
LOCATION: Renton, Washington
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.
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