Pharmacist (Pd)

Adventist Health NW Portland , OR 97228

Posted 2 months ago

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Pharmacist (PD) who:

Compounds, prepares, mixes, manufactures and dispenses medicines and preparations. Monitors drug therapies, identifies and troubleshoots potential medication safety hazards and documents all interactions for medical review. Manages lower level technicians.

Essential Functions:

  • Processes, enters, verifies, and sends medication orders within the institution in a timely manner that is in compliance with department and hospital policies, Joint Commission and other regulatory guidelines, while actively ensuring that medication therapy is efficacious, safe, convenient, and cost effective and establishing the best therapeutic outcomes. Assures that medication prescribing is optimal with respect to indication, dose, route, frequency, history of allergy, and does not duplicate or interact with the effects of other drugs.

  • Conducts and manages daily reports on medication utilization based upon daily rounds to identify, catalogue, and subsequently analyze areas in which medication improvement is needed. Consistently performs quality assurance procedures in related work areas.

  • Participates in all pharmacy-related tasks and programs such as clinical rounds, emergency department, short-staffed areas, and all other areas as directed/necessitated. Expedites changes needed to meet regulatory, accrediting, licensing, and government agency standards and laws.

  • Participates in department cost savings. Complies with drug formulary and appropriate documentation. Collaborates with appropriate leadership and buyer to purchase, contract, and procure medications and related supplies in order to ensure that product and vendor selection is based upon the highest medication safety standards.

  • Assists in making recommendations on process improvement or development of new pharmacy services.

  • Individuals experiencing exposed rashes, sunburn, weeping sores, conjunctivitis, active respiratory infections or other communicable disease, or those wearing cosmetics, nail polish, or artificial nails shall be excluded from the ISO Class 5 and ISO Class 7 compounding areas until their conditions are remedied.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:


  • Graduate of school of pharmacy: Required

  • Bachelor's Degree: Preferred

Work Experience:

  • One years technical experience: Preferred

  • Inpatient clinical pharmacy experience: Preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • All licensures and certifications needed to fulfill the duties required of a Pharmacist at the state level.: Required

  • Registered Pharmacist licensure in state of practice: Required

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