Providence Health & Services Acute Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Pediatric in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling an Acute Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (1.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR.

We are looking for a highly motived, self-starter to join the pharmacy team at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. This position will be responsible for the continued development of clinical programs for pharmacy services in our expanding Pediatric and Neonatology units. This role will work closely with providers, nurses and other pharmacy staff to help standardize clinical practice not only at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center but across the Providence St. Joseph Health System. If you are looking to take the next step in your career, this is it.

In this position, you will:

  • Assist the Manager of Clinical Pharmacy Services and the pharmacy management team in the provision of clinical pharmacy services within a specialty area (i.e. critical care, oncology, medicine, surgery).

  • Provide leadership to the pharmacy team working in a specific practice area.

  • Assist in providing effective, accurate drug information to physicians, nurses, and patients.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary committees, drug protocol review and medication use evaluations.

  • Coordinate pharmacy resident and intern rotations in specific practice area.

  • Contribute to staff evaluations and be actively involved in staff engagement.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an accredited College of Pharmacy

  • Current registration and licensure by the Oregon State Board of Pharmacy

  • Post-Graduate Year (PGY)-1 Residency training -and/or- 3 years of experience in specific service area

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • PGY-2 in specific service area, advanced degree and Board Certification

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 198387