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Clinical Pain Management Pharmacy Specialist Lead

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Job ID: 32542
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


Are you looking for your next adventure? Do you want a career where you are busy and able to grow professionally, with the freedom and opportunity to experience all the Pacific Northwest offers in your leisure time? Do you believe each patient deserves safe, evidence-based, and compassionate care? If so, PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center in Longview, WA might be the place for you! 

PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical Pain Management Pharmacy Specialist Lead for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position!

**Offering Relocation Assistance**

Under the direction of the Director of Pharmacy Services, this position is responsible for managing the pharmacotherapy of complex, critically ill patients. This is an advanced practice, complex care Pharmacotherapist. This position is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day functions for assigned area. Assists with ensuring that departmental goals are achieved, timelines are met and service excellence provided in all aspects of work. Subject matter experts.


  • Assigns work; plans and manages priorities; provides technical assistance; oversees staff schedules; monitors quality of work; monitors team projects; mentors staff; provides constructive feedback; oversees staff training; ensures quality improvement; provides leadership feedback on staff performance; and assists with goal setting for the team.
  • Provides consultative services to medical, nursing and pharmacy staff.
  • Ensures appropriate drug therapy for complex patients.
  • Implements and monitors clinical protocols and guidelines and enhancing the delivery of evidence-based medicine.
  • Provides drug-therapy related education and training to team members.
  • Serves on/provides consultation to hospital committees as requested/is appropriate.
  • Collaborates on research initiatives.
  • Documents clinical activities and outcomes.
  • Provides prescribed medications and compounds according to professional standards and practices.
  • Participates in quality initiatives to enhance pharmaceutical care.



  • Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy. (BScPharm) or Doctorate of Pharmacy (PharmD).
  • Pharm.D or BSc Pharmacy with ACCP recognized Board Certification or successful completion of a Post-Graduate Year Two (PGY2) residency or fellowship with clinical practice experience preferred.


  • Minimum of three years of advanced pharmacotherapy specialist practice in a clinical pharmacy setting with primary focus on direct patient care, medication management, consulting and teaching preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of evidence-based clinical pharmacy practice in intended area(s) of specialty, including related equipment, techniques, practices and procedures.
  • Previous leadership experience preferred.


  • Current licensed registered Pharmacist/Clinical Pharmacist in the state in which you will be working
  • ACCP-recognized Board Certification or PGY2 residency preferred.


  • CN –St. John’s Medical Center Pharmacy – Pain Management Program: must have current DEA licensure or eligible to be licensed within 30 days of hire. Completion of PGY2 residency specializing in Pain Management preferred.

Ready to begin your adventure with PeaceHealth? Please keep reading and apply today!

We have readily available resources to help enhance your career, excellent pay, tuition assistance, professional practice support and a collaborative team environment.

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care in communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest.

PeaceHealth's community of health care professionals in southwest Washington includes St. John Medical Center, a 193-bed acute-care hospital and Level III Trauma Center, and PeaceHealth Medical Group, a group of primary care and specialty physicians with clinics in the Longview area. 

Recently named one of Forbes Magazine’s prettiest American cities and a Tree City USA, is Longview Washington, an ideal location on the Columbia River and next to beautiful forests is just 40 miles north of Portland, Oregon, 2 hours south of Seattle, and a short drive to the beautiful Pacific coastline and year-round adventures on Mt Hood, Mt Rainier, Mt St Helens and Mt Adams. Here and in the other Lower Columbia communities served by PeaceHealth, you can enjoy the familiarity of small-town life, the challenge of working in a first-class regional medical facility, and the fun of living close to the beach, close to the mountains, and close to the big-city attractions. 

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

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.

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