Kaiser Permanente Manager Pharmacy Program - Anticoagulation in Renton, Washington

Responsibilities include assisting pharmacy leadership in the planning, development and implementation of managed care products, programs and services related to a specific area of Pharmacy services, generally on a state-wide basis. May also be responsible for leading a team of Pharmacy professionals in achieving divisional goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead assigned program, which may include refining the role of the Clinical Pharmacist, strategizing to improve statewide cost and efficiency with Medication Use Management, Drug Information and/or state-wide medication safety. Monitors vendor performance. Managers with direct reports provide leadership and direction to staff including hiring, evaluating development, mentoring and coaching.

  • Track, analyze and evaluate data, assess resources and develop systems/tools to meet program needs and improve program satisfaction.

  • Chair and/or participate as a member of appropriate KFHPW and external cross functional committees, for example Consultative Specialty Services Leadership, Medication Safety, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Medication Use Management, and/or Network services committees.

  • Coordinate and collaborate with key partners and providers to meet organizational objectives. Accountable to develop and implement strategies in pharmacy to help meet organizational population clinical quality targets.

  • Design, implement and monitor systems and process improvements.

Additional Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Lead clinical pharmacy operations in delivering anticoagulation management services,

  • Lead development and maintenance of care teams processes to ensure safe patient care and positive outcomes.

  • Lead strategic development and design of programs and initiatives to improve related quality metrics, patient safety outcomes and drug spend, while meeting operating targets.

  • Lead operational optimization of clinical programs to meet business goals, including productivity and ROI targets.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum three (3) years of recent and relevant experience in a health care-related field with clinical pharmacy, marketing, finance, product strategy and/or managed care responsibilities.


  • PharmD OR a minimum eight (8) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) is required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Washington State Pharmacy license by date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

  • Proficiency in program specialty which may include medical literature evaluation; medication safety; and Medication Use Management.

  • Advanced proficiency with the Microsoft standard suite of software including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; project management skills.

  • Able to organize multiple projects, collaborate effectively and lead groups to accomplish desired results.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree: completion of PGY1 residency.

  • Masters in health administration or other advanced administrative degree.

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong ability to operationalize care team processes for anticoagulation management services (or related services).

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience supporting/leading operations for an anticoagulation management service for a health system.

  • Experience using DAWN AC and/or Epic Anticoagulation Management Software. Experience supervising staff.

Preferred License:

  • Board Certification


TITLE: Manager Pharmacy Program - Anticoagulation

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.