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


Providence is calling a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist (0.0 FTE, Days) Providence Elderplace facilities throughout the Portland Metro area.

In this position, you will:

  • Work with interdisciplinary teams at Providence ElderPlace to provide pharmaceutical care services to geriatric participants.

  • Provide drug therapy management and consultative services which will include a review of participant’s drug profiles, working with prescribers to optimize drug regimen, monitoring quality of pharmacy practice, and providing inservice education to Interdisciplinary Teams.

  • Serve as ElderPlace’s liaison to the dispensing pharmacy.

  • Focus on optimizing drug therapy outcomes, improving drug utilization, improving patient compliance, preventing adverse drug events, and acting as a drug therapy resource to physicians and other members of the healthcare team.


Required q ualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an accredited college of pharmacy

  • Doctor of pharmacy training

  • Current valid pharmacy license by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy

  • In compliance with company policy and state regulations, a Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background check may be required for this position based upon the location of the position. Fingerprinting may be required also.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Specialty residency in geriatric care or previous experience in geriatric care drug therapy management

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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 181156