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Providence Health & Services Pharmacist Residency (PGY1) in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Pharmacist Resident PGY1 opportunity (Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. 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:

  • Review and interpret physician’s orders to assure that the drug, dosage form, and dose is appropriate for the patient's age, weight, condition and comorbidities. Checks for drug incompatibilities and allergies, and takes appropriate action when necessary.

  • Review patient records and orders regarding drug therapy; recommend and initiate changes that are consistent with the patient's age; is successful in improving patient outcome through monitoring and intervention consistently.

  • Regularly consult with physicians and nursing staff members concerning the use, availability, dosage form, side effects and possible incompatibilities of new as well as currently used drugs; always take time to clearly explain information to concerned patients.

  • Follow proper computer order entry procedures.

  • Mix IV additive solutions and chemotherapy using good aseptic technique within the laminar flow hood.

  • Document all clinical interventions and workload statistics.

  • Complete required rotation objectives, evaluations, residency project, presentations and other assignments. Complete the required 2000 hours for successful completion of the program.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an accredited college or university of pharmacy

  • If not licensed in the State of Alaska at initiation of the program, the resident should have initiated licensure application and obtain licensure from the Alaska State Board of Pharmacy during the residency

  • Flexible schedule to accommodate department needs

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • PharmD degree

  • Previous experience in hospital pharmacy practice as a student, intern or pharmacist

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Residency

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 242604