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UCLA Health Outpatient Pharmacist in Los Angeles, California


Under supervision of the Senior Pharmacy Supervisor, the

outpatient pharmacist/ Specialty Pharmacist helps the pharmacy supervisor lead the team as well as performs a range of functions that

include the preparation and dispensing of drugs in the outpatient and specialty pharmacy setting such as

maintenance and review of patient medication profiles; counseling patients on

appropriate drug use; reviewing medication orders and patients medical record, Meds to Beds medication delivery and counseling,

as well as interacting with other health professionals to help prevent

inappropriate or misuse of medications.

Job duties also include performing specialty pharmacy clinical interventions,

promoting adherence, assisting with prior authorization, SAR, TAR processes as

well as helping patients with financial assistance.Qualifications

Pharm. D degree, required

Valid California Pharmacist license, required

Specialty pharmacy experience, highly desired

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with

coworkers and professional staff. 

Ability to set priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job


Ability to work independently and follow-through on assignments with minimal


Ability to effectively communicate orally on a one-to-one basis using

appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain information, explain policies and

procedures, and to persuade others to adopt a specific opinion or action. 

Knowledge of and ability to perform age specific and disease specific

pharmacokinetic calculations. 

Knowledge of Specialty drugs, disease states and prior authorization processes.

Ability to evaluate and resolve staffing needs. 

Knowledge of state and federal regulations relating to the practice of


Ability to review and assess the appropriateness of prescriptions with respect

to age specific, disease state specific considerations.

Ability to lead the team and manage the workload efficiently

Current experience in an outpatient pharmacy setting, required

Ability to perform all tasks in an outpatient and specialty pharmacy setting

including provider and patient outreach and follow ups.

Ability to help the Pharmacy Supervisor lead the team, set expectations

Ability to engage with the patients, promote adherence and treat them with

empathy and compassion.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.