Ascension Health Pharmacist in Southfield, Michigan

Job ID: 254009


Southfield, Michigan


Additional Job Information

Title: Pharmacist

City, State: Southfield,MI

Location: Providence Hospital - BU 34014

Department: Pharmacy Services General 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Rotating, 40 hours,Weekly

Rotating shifts: Days (7am - 3:30pm) Afternoons (3:00pm - 11:30pm) and occasional midnights.

Monday thru Friday and every other weekend.

Approximately 4 - 5 holidays per year.

About Us

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health Ministry in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System is a Catholic health ministry committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Together, we deliver the highest quality patient care experience, every day, everywhere, for everyone. We are called to: Service the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

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Job Description

Job Summary:

The Pharmacist assures the appropriate selection, dosing, administering, and dispensing of medication orders.


  • Reviews and assesses medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential and actual drug related problems. Recommends formulary alternatives when appropriate.

  • Compounds and dispenses medications for accurate delivery to patients.

  • Provides drug information and education to medical staff and patients.

  • Communicates with physicians and other clinicians as necessary to facilitate care.

  • Supervises/oversees and closely reviews the work of support personnel.

  • Provides pharmaceutical care through activities which may include but are not limited to: therapeutic drug monitoring and management, provision of drug and poison information, adverse drug reaction reporting, medication use evaluation and clinical interventions.



  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed Pharmacist credentialed from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Controlled Substance License at hire/transfer date required.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider certification preferred.

  • Certification specializing in Advanced Cardio Life Support.

  • ASHP accredited residency desired.


  • Bachelor of Science

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or PharmD at hire/transfer date required

Work Experience:

  • One year of experience in a hospital practice required. Familiar with unit dose, IV admixture, and clinical practice and/or completion of a Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the St. John Providence Health System team, please apply by completing an online application.

For external applicants:

For internal:

To apply as a current Ascension employee, please log into My Ascension and follow this path: MyAscension > My Links > Associate Links > HR > My Career > Job Opportunities. To find these postings, please search by the Job ID number

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


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Reasonable Accommodation

St. John Providence Health System provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: . Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within St. John Providence Health System will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.

Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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