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Providence Clinical Pharmacist Anticoagulation Specialist in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Clinical Pharmacist Anticoagulation Specialist - Anticoagulation Clinic (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR

We are seeking a Clinical Pharmacist Anticoagulation Specialist - Anticoagulation Clinic that will collaborate with providers and caregivers to provide coordinated, comprehensive, high-quality care to patients referred to the PH&S Anticoagulation and Pharmacotherapy Services for focused drug therapy management of acute and chronic disorders. The Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is responsible for providing collaborative drug therapy management (CDTM) services in clinic, telephonically, by e-visits, and possibly telehealth. Upon referral, the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist will assess the patient, initiate and adjust medications, screen for and minimize drug interactions and adverse effects, provide disease/medication education, and explore opportunities to simplify &/or decrease the cost of the medication regimen in collaboration with the referring provider (PCP)/prescriber, patient/their caregiver and other Providence team members. They will also educate team members to continually advance the service level of practice.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Establish effective working relationships with providers and caregivers for high quality pharmaceutical care to ambulatory patients

  • Provide Collaborative Drug/Disease Therapy Management (CDTM) for patients who are referred as part of team-based care protocol according to the CDTM guidelines

  • Communicate, collaborate and provide warm-hand-offs to other clinical pharmacy specialists and caregivers in the hospital, clinic-based medical home, Elder at Home, or during other transitions of care

  • Efficiently and effectively complete work in support of consults, new patient onboarding, and other services and responsibilities


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of pharmacy

  • Coursework/Training: Post-graduate year residency (PGY1) -OR- three (3) years experience in area of specialization (ambulatory care with direct, collaborative patient care) in lieu of residency

  • Oregon State licensure as a Pharmacist or ability to obtain license prior to employment

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) or Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP), or other Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification in area of specialization prior to or within two (2) years of hire as appropriate.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within six (6) months of hire

  • Hands-on experience in relevant patient assessment, medication adjustment, monitoring, and all other aspects of patient care

  • Experience in writing, including educational pieces for patients and healthcare providers

  • Experience precepting students and/or residents

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Coursework/Training: PGY-2 residency in ambulatory care

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.

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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: HR Other

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 284283