Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care.
We are recognized as one of America's leading health care services to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve over 9 million members in six states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by an integrated team of health care providers, in which pharmacists play a key role. In addition, our pharmacists receive support from our caring and compassionate pharmacy team!
We have more than 400 pharmacies across the nation in inpatient, outpatient, ambulatory care, home infusion and drug information pharmacy services. We also have state-of-the-art automated refill pharmacies across our regions, where we provide centralized high-tech automated drug dispensing.
Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health.
Pharmacy believes knowledge is worth sharing. And that together, we can make a difference in the lives of those in our community. As a pharmacist at Kaiser Permanente you'll have the freedom to put your beliefs into practice. Working with physicians and patients to determine the best possible treatment programs, you'll see the definition of collaboration come to life as a vital member of our health care team. At Kaiser Permanente, we trust your instincts and empower you to make the decisions you believe are necessary for your patients' well-being.
Perry Flowers, MS, RPh
Vice President, Acute and Transitional Care, Kaiser Permanente National Pharmacy
With pharmacists playing an expanding role in the health care environment, comprehensive residency programs are vital to the advancement of the Pharmacy profession. For more than four decades, Kaiser Permanente’s Pharmacy Residency Programs have provided pharmacy graduates invaluable experience in a wide variety of settings within our integrated health care model.
Kaiser Permanente members receive care from approximately 5,000 pharmacists serving in hospitals, outpatient pharmacies, clinics, infusion centers, call centers, and central prescription filling facilities. Kaiser Permanente annually processes more than 72 million outpatient prescriptions and administers 48 million doses of medication in hospitals and clinics.
Pharmacy residents experience first-hand the commitment that Kaiser Permanente makes to the total health of our members. Our pharmacists often serve as a primary point of contact for members throughout the care delivery process. We take pride in providing care that is accessible and personalized to the individual needs of each patient.
Our pharmacists collaborate with colleagues across the organization to serve our members with high-quality care that is evidence-based, efficient and affordable. This extensive collaboration – combined with our electronic medical record and other integrated technology – allows pharmacists to leverage their expertise to improve outcomes and make a positive difference in people’s lives.
At Kaiser Permanente, we know that Pharmacy excellence is vital to the future of health care. Kaiser Permanente is committed to using our integrated care model to help Pharmacy residents reach their full potential in the noble career they have chosen.
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