Clinic Pharmacist - $169K-219K per year Job at Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena, CA

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Pasadena, CA

Job Description

Kaiser Permanente is seeking a Clinic Pharmacist for a job in Pasadena, California.

Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Pharmacist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff

Job Summary:
Drug Information Services (DIS) provides the evidence to allow the organization to practice evidence-based medicine, and promotes safe, effective, and affordable use of pharmaceuticals for the betterment of our members health. The department acts as the overall resource for drug information for Kaiser Permanente. The DIS KP HealthConnect Ambulatory Clinical Content team incorporates the above goals by developing and maintaining clinical decision support for clinicians utilizing KP HealthConnect, our electronic medical record.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and develop medication content for KP Ambulatory HealthConnect tools for various stakeholders including but not limited to: SCAL medical group domains, DUM /DUAT initiatives, Specialty Drug initiatives.

  • Support and promote adherence to Kaiser practice guidelines, SCPMG Regional P & T decisions, DUM/DUAT initiatives by creation of appropriate content.

  • Support and develop medication content for KP HealthConnect Ambulatory Bar-Coded Medication Administration (AMB BCMA) application.

  • Provide support to KP HealthConnect Ambulatory and AMB BCMA users with medication related issues.

  • Comply with KP IT, Compliance, SOX and other requirements in proper documentation

  • Assist in the departments Shortage, Recall, and Medication Safety process

  • Collaborate KP Health Connect users in development of appropriate clinical content, support prescribers EMR medication needs, troubleshoot medication issues in production.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders in drug strategy and development of appropriate clinical content.

  • Collaborate with Regional Drug Use Mgmt, Physicians, and Pharmacy Clinical Services in the development of appropriate clinical content.

  • Provide content to support Regional P & T Committee decisions and priorities.

  • Support Pharmacy Operations with -related issues, workflows, and processes.

  • Provides expertise in the creation, build and maintenance of all medication related clinical content for KP HealthConnect including outpatient and clinic administered meds while also ensuring that the content supports Formulary/Pharmacy & Therapeutics and Kaiser Permanente organizational priorities, clinical guidelines, shortages/recalls, and Drug Use Management initiatives.

  • Serves as a liaison to Drug Use Management, Regional Decision Support Subcommittee,

  • Assists in troubleshooting medication-related issues occurring in the Ambulatory setting.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires at least one (1) year of pharmacy residency or two (2) years of clinical experience or two (2) years experience with development of medication content using Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system


  • Doctor of pharmacy degree (PharmD) from an ACPE accredited school/college of pharmacy

License, Certification, Registration

  • Pharmacist License (California)

Additional Requirements:

  • Successful completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 clinical pharmacy residency or equivalent experience

  • Excellent communication, analytic, interpersonal, and presentation skills required.

  • Demonstrated record of success in change and project management.

  • Demonstrated credibility and record of success in working with physicians in multi-disciplinary environment

  • Ability to precept and mentor pharmacy students and PGY1 residents when applicable is highly desired

  • Demonstrate strong communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills with the ability to effectively educate, advocate, and inform.

  • Possess good organizational skills.

  • Ability to properly prioritize multiple projects and activities to meet departmental goals, objectives, and the needs of multiple customers of the Drug Information Services department.

  • Ability to adapt to meet work load demands as well as being proactive, resourceful, and efficient when tackling new tasks or responsibilities.

  • Ability to understand electronic data processing, information storage and retrieval, and the general use of computers to effectively organize, communicate, present, document, and analyze information.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Epic Systems certification in EpicCare Ambulatory or EpicCare Willow/Inpatient module(s) is preferred.

  • Recent (within last 5 years) drug information experience (in drug information practice and/or formulary support/management) or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Advanced residency (e.g., PGY2 Specialty Residency in Drug Information), fellowship, board certification, or drug information-related specialty training (e.g., comparative effectiveness research) is preferred.


  • Durational Position - 18 month contract. 

Kaiser Permanente Job ID #1276629. Posted job title: Clinical Content & Decision Support Pharmacist

About Kaiser Permanente

At the heart of health care, you'll find Kaiser Permanente. As the nations leading not-for-profit, integrated health plan, we make a difference in the lives of members, patients, and communities across the country.

With 39 hospitals and more than 734 locations in eight states and the District of Columbia, we proudly serve more than 12.7 million members from coast to coast. Whether you choose to join a hospital in the Northwest, a clinic in Southern California, or a medical office in the Mid-Atlantic, we have many opportunities for you to shape the future of care.

Our teams are empowered to advance impactful and extraordinary care for all by pioneering health outcomes, encouraging diverse viewpoints, and creating new opportunities for learning and advancement. This covers more than our members and our employees; it also reaches far into our communities. Together, we're proudly working as one for a healthier today and tomorrow.

Job Tags

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