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Pharmacist (Pharmacist 1) – Oregon State Hospital, Salem Campus

Pharmacist (Pharmacist 1) – Oregon State Hospital, Salem Campus

Job Description:

This is a full-time, permanent, classified position which is represented by a union.


Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Oregon State Hospital (OSH)

has a career opportunity for a Pharmacist in Salem, Oregon to work collaboratively with providers to provide medical treatment to mental health patients in a hospital setting.

The Oregon State Hospital provides patient-centered, psychiatric treatment for adults from throughout the state who need hospital-level care. Our primary goal is to help people recover from their illness and return to the community. Our services include psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as community outreach and peer support. Watch “Welcome to the Oregon State Hospital” video


You will work in a secure, seven-day-a-week facility and may work holidays and weekends if assigned. Daily onsite presence is necessary though occasional telework may be approved. You may be required to work hours that are subject to change with little notice, and/or work hours that exceed regular schedules. You may be required to carry on-call phone daily from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM during weekly assigned shifts.

What will you do?

As a Pharmacist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Work collaboratively with a team of pharmacists, pharmacist informaticists, and inventory specialists to optimize medication distribution from the central pharmacy to 24 patient care units.
  • Provide professional supervision of pharmacy technicians.
  • Perform prospective drug utilization reviews and transcription into Avatar/RxConnect platforms.
  • Support clinical services including anticoagulation management and direct patient care, clozapine and diabetes management, antibiotic stewardship, and transition of care review and reconciliation.
  • Serve as an important resource for other healthcare professionals in accordance with applicable Federal and State Laws, and Joint Commission accreditation standards.
  • Ensure that pharmaceutical and related services are always available on both OSH campuses.
  • Provide medication information and education related to mechanism, utilization, administration, side-effect management, and monitoring to practitioners, nursing staff, or patients.
  • Participate in quality-assurance activities, including medication error reporting.
  • Review and process outpatient medication orders in accordance with regulations, best-practice standards, and OSH policies
  • Perform pharmacist on-call responsibilities by remotely monitor medication order submissions and triage to review and transcribe all after-hours medication orders in a timely and appropriate manner.

To request a copy of the position description, please contact Cyndi Phipps-Roman at


What’s in it for you?
The Oregon State Hospital is one of the newest and best state psychiatric hospitals in the country whether you work at the Salem or the Junction City campus. The

Pacific Northwest

boasts year-round family outdoor activities with beautiful sandy beaches; lush, green mountain forests; deep, blue lakes; rushing white water rivers; and colorful, high deserts surround you for winter skiing; spectacular camping; fresh and salt-water fishing; day and long-distance hiking; and a multitude of diverse, cultural explorations.

We offer full

medical, vision and dental benefits

with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 11 paid holidays per year plus

pension and retirement plans

. If you are skilled pharmacist with experience working in a behavioral health and/or long-term care clinical practice setting, apply today!

What are we looking for?

Minimum Requirements

A current Pharmacist’s license issued by the Oregon State Board of Pharmacy.

Special Qualifications

Must be a graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy with a PharmD and be a registered member in good standing with the Oregon Board of Pharmacy.

Requested Skills

  • Preference will be given to applicants who have two or more years of experience working in a behavioral health and/or long-term care clinical practice setting.
  • Completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency and/or PGY2 psychiatric residency, and/or possess BCPP, BCPS, or BCACP board certification.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an inpatient hospital pharmacy setting.
  • Experience working with mental health patients and treatment.
  • Experience precepting pharmacy students/residents.
  • Knowledge of Omnicell, EHR functionality.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to provide an alternate means of transportation to travel between Salem and Junction City campuses.
  • Must be able to flex hours or work additional shifts when necessary to complete time sensitive projects or ensure the safe and efficient operation of the facility.

This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

How to Apply

  • Complete application
  • Complete questionnaire
  • Attach an updated cover letter describing how your experience relates to successfully performing the functions of this position.
  • Attach an updated resume that details how your experience, knowledge and skills meet the requirements of this position.

Applications without the required cover letter and resume will be eliminated from consideration.

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NOTE: Please ensure you’ve provided a thorough and updated application as it pertains to the position for which you are applying. Your application materials will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment. For further information, please visit the

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Questions/Need Help?

TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900. For technical support, please call toll free 1-855-524-5627, for customer service assistance.

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Additional Information

  • Veterans: If you are a veteran, you may receive veteran’s preference.
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    for more information about veterans’ preference. If you checked that you are a veteran, you will be required to provide your documents later in the process.

  • Visa Sponsorship: We do not offer VISA sponsorships or transfers currently. You will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States within three days of hire.
  • Background Check: If you are offered employment, your offer will be contingent upon the positive outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check. The information will be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
  • Pre-employment Drug Test: Candidates who are offered employment at the Oregon State Hospital must satisfactorily pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Applicant Help and Support


Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and Pay Equity

The Oregon Health Authority is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other protected class under state or federal law. In addition, we do not discriminate, or screen applicants based on current or past compensation. We determine salary by reviewing your application materials to evaluate your related education, experience, and training for this position. For further information, please visit the

Pay Equity Project

homepage. To learn more about OHA’s mission, vision, and core values,

click here


The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity and anti-racism.

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