Providence Health & Services Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Anticoagulation & Pharmacotherapy in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Clinical Pharmacy Anticoagulation Specialist to Providence St.Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR.

This position will support the expansion of our MS and Hep C service lines. It will support the East and Westside clinics.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborate with providers and caregivers to provide coordinated, comprehensive, high-quality care to patients referred to the Providence Health & Services (PH&S) Anticoagulation and Pharmacotherapy Services for focused drug therapy management of acute and chronic disorders.

  • Be responsible for providing collaborative drug therapy management (CDTM) services in clinic, telephonically, by e-visits, and possibly telehealth.

  • Upon referral asses the patient, initiate and adjust medications, screen for and minimize drug interactions and adverse effects, provide disease/medication education, and explore opportunities to simplify and/or decrease the cost of the medication regimen in collaboration with the referring provider (PCP)/prescriber, patient/their caregiver and other Providence team members.

  • Educate team members to continually advance the service level of practice.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of pharmacy

  • A post-graduate year residency (PGY1) -or-

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in area of specialization (ambulatory care with direct, collaborative patient care) in lieu of residency

  • Oregon State licensure as a Pharmacist or ability to obtain license prior to employment

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) -or-

  • Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) -or-

  • other Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification in area of specialization prior to or within 2 years of hire as appropriate

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 6 months of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • A PGY-2 residency in ambulatory care

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 people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Day

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 156346