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Providence Clinical Pharmacist in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Clinical Pharmacist (Per-diem/Evening-shift) to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

We are seeking a Clinical Pharmacist who will provide consultative services to medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff. Provide prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceutical, and compounds medication, according to professional standards and practices.

In this position you will:

  • Perform assessment/data collection: Perform on-going assessment of patients and patient care area

  • Formulate goal directed plan of care based on patient outcomes: Initiate, individualizes, and modify plan of care. Collaborate with other services

  • Implement care based on department and hospital standards: Follow established protocols and procedures

  • Evaluate effectiveness of care

  • Identify patient/significant other learning needs and demonstrate measures to meet these

  • Delegate to appropriate patient care team members

  • Demonstrate applied knowledge when caring for selected patient populations including care appropriate to the age of patients served on unit

  • Demonstrate competency in selected skills including, but not limited to:

  • Receive, verify, and fill all types of medication orders including, TPN, antimicrobial, chemotherapy, Colony Stimulating Factors and Epogen

  • Educate staff on medication actions, indications, and side effects

  • Check and restock inventory in accordance with hospital needs

  • Conduct Drug Utilization Reviews and prepare Drug Review Criteria for review

  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own professional practice in regards to:

  • Attendance, punctuality, and confidentiality

  • Positive public relation image and working relationships

  • Obtaining necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence

  • Completing all mandatory requirements, including annual safety films, CPR, infection control and annual physical

  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, department and hospital goals including:

  • Attending and participating in team meetings

  • Volunteering or accepting assignment for projects

  • Mission, vision and team ground rules

  • Demonstrate documentation on department records and forms

  • Administer and control narcotics


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate of a School of Pharmacy recognized by the California State Board of Pharmacy

  • Current California Pharmacist License

  • Current Basic Life Support card (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

  • Two (2) years experience in hospital practice emphasizing clinical pharmacy, pharmacokinetics, and drug information services, or must have completed a clinical pharmacy residency

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate work

  • Ability to apply sound judgment and critical thinking skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong customer service skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Science or Doctor of Pharmacy

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, 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: On Call

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 343894