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Providence Health & Services Pharmacist (Temporary) in Polson, Montana


Providence is calling a temporary Pharmacist (Pharmacy, Day Shift, 1.0) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, 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:

  • Fill medication orders to all inpatient and/or outpatient areas.

  • Provide pharmacy anticoagulation services in an outpatient setting.

  • Individualize anticoagulation therapy based on indications, concurrent disease states, lab data, concurrent drug treatment, and pharmacokinetics.

  • Provide patient-focused care by recommending, monitoring, and evaluating patient-specific pharmacotherapy.

  • Interview to ensure appropriate patient history data is documented.

  • Gather information via chart review, patient interviews, and patient's retail pharmacy.

  • Provide quality patient specific drug information independently by utilizing appropriate resources.

  • Ensure prompt and accurate delivery of medications to patient, while maintaining confidentiality.

  • Review, process and check physician orders and patient medication profiles.

  • Provide pharmaceutical and drug interaction information to the medical staff, hospital staff, and the public.

  • Have responsibility for recommending changes in a patient's drug therapy and capable in interpreting and evaluating physician orders for the most cost effective, appropriate therapy.

  • Ensure the consistency of quality and standards of practice.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current license or eligible for license as a Registered Pharmacist in Montana State

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited School of Pharmacy

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy (PharmD)

  • Prior hospital pharmacy experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Pharmacists

Location: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 248325