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Providence Pharmacy Resident - PGY1 in Missoula, Montana


Note: All applicants must have a Pharm.D. degree from and accredited school of pharmacy and be eligible for pharmacy licensure in the state of Washington. In addition to this application, all application materials must be submitted through the PhORCAS application system managed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Required application materials to be submitted through PhORCAS include: Letter of Intent, Curriculum Vitae (CV), three letters of recommendation, and an academic transcript from your school of pharmacy.

Providence is calling a Pharmacy Resident (Pharmacy Residency Program, Variable, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. 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:

  • Become competent in management of the pharmacy distribution system in order to work independently in any position within the pharmacy.

  • Participate in hospital committee activities.

  • Participate in the clinical activities conducted by the pharmacy. The resident is expected to develop the ability and confidence to independently practice in all clinical settings in the hospital.

  • Enhance communication skills required to become an integral component of the healthcare team.

  • Provide drug information, in a format applicable to the audience.

  • Participate in the education of pharmacy students.

  • Complete a project to be written in manuscript format that will provide enhanced patient safety and promote the practice of pharmacy.

  • Work together with the Residency Program Director to improve the residency experience for future residents.

  • Perform all tasks as designated by their pharmacist preceptor in each of their residency rotations.

  • Perform work within specified time frames. Adapts positively to frequent interruptions and changes in workload and/or work schedule.

  • Provide courteous, cooperative and timely service to patients, visitors and staff. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication.

  • Work cooperatively with hospital and pharmacy staff. Voices concerns and suggestions to appropriate persons in a positive manner. Fosters a team environment.

  • Demonstrate sound professional judgment consistent with clinical/academic background.

  • Performance indicates improved pharmaceutical care to patients demonstrated through satisfaction, concern toward lower cost, and improvement in quality of clinical pharmacy services delivered to facility’s patients.

  • Understand and meets customers’ needs and expectations. The patient, physician and family members always come first.

  • Address problems in a group setting using individual knowledge of tools and techniques for identification and resolution of problems or issues.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate with a Pharm.D. degree from an American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) accredited school of pharmacy

  • Valid Montana pharmacist license or eligible for licensure in the State of Montana

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital, have achieved Magnet status granted by the ANCC, and have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly, as well as received numerous other awards. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

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: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Residency

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 292207