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Providence Health & Services Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Beaverton, Oregon


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Clinical Pharmacy specialist to our location in Beaverton, OR. This position will be remote for the remainder of 2021 and may pivot to a hybrid model in 2022 working a combination of in office and remote. We are seeking candidates that are available in commute distance to the office in Beaverton, OR.

Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Managed Care in Beaverton, OR. We are seeking a clinical pharmacist that will be responsible for the effective provision of clinical pharmacy population health and patient services to members of Providence Health Plan (PHP). Job responsibilities will mainly support the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee work to promote safe, high-quality, and cost-effective use of prescription medications. Specific duties include, but not limited to evaluation of new drug therapies, drug utilization review activities, development and review of utilization management activities, and support of population and group-level initiatives. Additional responsibilities will include support of member services in reviewing member-specific prior authorization and exception requests and acting as a resource for physicians and nurses requesting clinical pharmacy services support. Education and consultation with physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other members of the health care team, both internally and externally, will be required.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform drug utilization management functions and initiatives including medical drug policy generation, review, and application including prior-authorization, general DUR, and population and group level initiatives and educational programs to improve safety and quality in the provision of drug therapy.

  • Effectively and regularly communicate verbally and/or in writing clinical pharmacy functions to multidisciplinary team members and other health care professionals including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and others who may be participating in a patient's care.

  • Participate in educational activities and programs for health plan professional staff using effective and appropriate teaching methods.

  • Serve as a resource person to physicians and nurses requesting clinical pharmacy services support.

  • Participate in meetings of the P&T team, pharmacy department, HealthCare Services department, PHP all-staff, and other groups and committees as assigned.

  • Coordinate ongoing quality assurance evaluations of clinical pharmacy services activities and implement necessary action as appropriate.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate from an accredited College of Pharmacy

  • PharmD

  • Master's Degree in Pharmacy with residency or PGY1 and 1 year experience

  • PGY1 with Providence Health Plans or 3 years experience as a Clinical Pharmacist

  • Current registration and licensure by the Oregon State Board of Pharmacy or the ability to obtain licensure prior to employment

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties certification

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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,

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Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Oregon-Beaverton

Req ID: 323522