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Providence Retail Float Pharmacist in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling a Retail Float Pharmacist (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, WA. This position requires occasional travel to other Providence locations across the Northwest region.

Works at multiple sites within state(s) of licensure. Independently reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug-related problems. Contacts MD's nurses and other professionals as necessary to facilitate care. Compounds and dispenses medications, provides drug and drug therapy related information and supervises the work of pharmacy support personnel.

In this position you will:

  • Travels to work at retail pharmacies throughout all States of licensure.

  • Accurately enters MD medication order into computer system.

  • Checks for appropriate therapeutic use, appropriate dosage, duplicates, allergies, drug interactions, order changes and contraindications.

  • Contacts MD if data suggest sub- or supra- Therapeutic drug therapy or if patient safety is at risk.

  • Prepares pharmacokinetic consult if appropriate.

  • Contacts MD or nurse as necessary to clarify orders, resolve problems identified during review.

  • Ensures that dosage form is properly labeled. Attaches any auxiliary labels that are required

  • Oversees technician support of the dispensing process and checks work before prescription goes to a patient.

  • Performs calculations necessary for dosage form preparation and compounds the dosage forms


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy

  • Licensed Pharmacist in the state of Washington upon hiring, with the ability to become licensed in Oregon, Montana, and Alaska as needed

  • ACLS certification must be obtained within one year of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school of Pharmacy.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of an electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.

The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.

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: Pharmacists

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 278797