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Providence Health & Services Clinical Pharmacist - St. Elias (.75 FTE) in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Clinical Pharmacist (Pharmacy, Day Shift, 0.75 FTE) at St Elias Specialty Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position, you will:

  • Implements and maintains established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, safety, environmental, and infection control policies.

  • Demonstrates excellent customer service and positive interpersonal relationships with physicians, staff, patients/families.

  • Actively participates in daily patient care to identify patients for therapeutic monitoring and to discuss potential interventions.

  • Participates in ongoing quality assessments and improvements of clinical pharmacy activities in collaboration with physicians and implements necessary action as appropriate.

  • Provides comprehensive pharmacy services to patients and may include drug therapy assessment based upon evaluation and interpretation of patient history, age, medical condition, surgical history and objective physical biochemical data; development of therapeutic goals and endpoints of drug regimen; preparation of discharge orders and patient education within scope of practice.

  • Effectively communicates verbally and/or in writing pharmacy functions to the interdisciplinary team.

  • Serves as a drug information resource person to physicians, patients and other health care staff.

  • Supervises employees directly to ensure safe, legal, and effective drug distribution and use.

  • Monitors drug therapy and suggests alternate drug therapy when appropriate.

  • Participates in QA review; regularly documents inspection of all medication storage areas.

  • Checks stock on a regular basis to identify and reorder outdated stock and ensure that stock is maintained in accordance with manufacturer requirements.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Registered by the Alaska State Board of Pharmacy as a Licensed Pharmacist

  • Current Alaska Licensed Pharmacist

  • 6 months previous Pharmacist experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • PharmD

  • 1 year Acute care hospital experience

About St. Elias Specialty Hospital

St. Elias Specialty Hospital is owned by Providence Health System. The hospital has 59 beds, almost all private rooms. The facility features state of the art equipment to provide extended inpatient acute care for patients.

At St. Elias Specialty Hospital, we provide customized, physician-driven services for patients requiring longer stays in an acute care environment due to multiple or complex medical conditions. We are not a permanent placement for patients; rather we are an answer for many patients who are acutely ill and need to take the first steps towards rehabilitation or home.

Most of our patients are admitted from a traditional acute care hospital, often from the Intensive Care Unit. Families of patients are welcome to contact us to see if we might be an option for their loved one.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 304604