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Providence Pharmacist Resident Specialty PGY2 in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Pharmacist Resident Specialty PGY2 (Pharmacy Administration, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center 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:

  • Review and interpret physician’s orders to assure that the drug, dosage form, and dose is appropriate for the patient's age, weight, condition and comorbidities. Checks for drug incompatibilities and allergies, and takes appropriate action when necessary.

  • Review patient records and orders regarding drug therapy; recommend and initiate changes that are consistent with the patient's age; is successful in improving patient outcome through monitoring and intervention consistently.

  • Regularly consult with physicians and nursing staff members concerning the use, availability, dosage form, side effects and possible incompatibilities of new as well as currently used drugs; always take time to clearly explain information to concerned patients.

  • Follow proper computer order entry procedures.

  • Mix IV additive solutions and chemotherapy using good aseptic technique within the laminar flow hood.

  • Be responsible for the completion of all assigned work procedures during the shift while maintaining the highest standards of quality.

  • For medications defined as part of PHS's clinical services (DUE, pharmacokinetics etc.), concurrent interventions and follow-up will be made in order to assure the appropriateness, safety, and efficacy of the medication.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an accredited college or university of pharmacy

  • Completion of a pharmacy practice residency

  • Application for Alaska licensure must occur immediately upon acceptance of the residency.

  • Licensure is required at the start of residency or shortly thereafter

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • PharmD degree

  • Previous experience in hospital pharmacy practice or ambulatory as a student, intern or pharmacist

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Pharmacy Residency

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 274400