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PeaceHealth Pharmacist in Bellingham, Washington


PeaceHealth is seeking a Pharmacist for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Variable position. Hourly compensation starts at $62.14, more depending on experience.


  • Reviews medication orders for appropriateness and accuracy including, but not limited to: contraindications, allergies, dose, route, frequency, duplicate therapy and formulary status.

  • Interprets, clarifies, and rectifies physician medication and IV orders, including the medication reconciliation process.

  • Interprets, clarifies, and rectifies prescriptions and selects medications for outpatient dispensing.

  • Monitors all patients on specified target drugs and initiates pharmacokinetic dosing protocols.

  • Evaluates drug therapy for appropriateness and makes drug therapy recommendations to clinician.

  • Prescribes drug therapy per collaborative drug therapy management agreements/Medical Executive Committee approved protocols.

  • Dispenses the final product for administration and performs patient counseling.

  • Detect, monitor, and report adverse drug events and medication errors (EIR).

  • Supervise and train pharmacy technicians to assure accurate order entry, preparation, and proper technique.

  • Supervise and trains pharmacy interns and externs. May serve as preceptor for the intern or extern as defined by the State Board of Pharmacy.

  • Participate in development of drug protocols and clinical pathways.

  • Perform drug usage evaluations on selected drugs and reports results to the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee. Completes quality assurance auditing as required for prescriptive authority.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS/PharmD degree required.

  • Demonstrated basic pharmacy clinical skills.

  • Demonstrated customer services skills.

  • Currently licensed or able to obtain Registered Pharmacist license to practice pharmacy in the state in which caregiver will be working.

  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills including MS Office applications

  • Ability to identify medications and to read graduation marks on syringes and flasks

  • Strong planning, prioritizing and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • Ability to think and act independently

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.