St. Luke's Health System

Ambulatory Care Pharmacist - St. Luke's Family Medicine, Meridian

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Family Medicine Family Health Portico East
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3399 E Louise Dr, Meridian, Portico East Medical Plaza


St. Luke’s Health System in Meridian is seeking an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist to join our Ambulatory Pharmacy Department team at St. Luke's Family Medicine, Meridian.


The St. Luke’s Ambulatory Pharmacy Department includes pharmacists embedded in clinics across the health care system within the following specialties: internal medicine, family medicine, endocrinology, anticoagulation, heart failure, lipidology, cystic fibrosis, and children’s specialties.


Our ambulatory care pharmacy practice is the provision of integrated, accessible health care services by pharmacists who are accountable for addressing medication needs, developing sustained partnerships with patients, and practicing in the context of an outpatient clinic. It involves being an integral part of an outpatient, multidisciplinary healthcare team to improve quality and patient outcomes by focusing on medication management.

In this position you will:

  • Provide direct patient care under a broad collaborative practice agreement. This allows qualified ambulatory care pharmacist to initiate, adjust, and discontinue medications, order and monitor laboratory studies, and perform limited physical assessments for various conditions (e.g. diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, heart failure, anticoagulation, etc.)
  • Provide
    • drug information
    • healthcare provider education
    • immunization screenings and administration
    • medication reconciliation
    • patient education and counseling
    • prospective or retrospective chart reviews and shared visits with other healthcare providers (i.e. physicians, nurses, behavioral health)
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Review appropriateness of prescribed medication therapy
  • Provide medication information and consultation to patients, nurses and medical staff
  • Supervise and authorize the work of technicians, externs, interns and support staff
  • Perform cognitive clinical pharmacy services and document findings and actions in accordance with standards of the medical center
  • May assist in the training of technicians, externs, interns, residents and other department staff
  • Serve as a role model and mentor to technicians, students, residents and new practitioners
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Valid Idaho Pharmacist License

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Clinical management of primary care based chronic diseases
  • Completion of PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency OR completion of a PGY1 pharmacy residency program with ambulatory-focus OR equivalent ambulatory care experience
  • Current Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS), Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP), or Geriatric Pharmacy (BCGP)
  • Prior experience in establishing a new clinical practice
  • Previous direct patient care experience under collaborative practice for clinical management of diabetes 

Why St. Luke's

St. Luke’s Health System is Idaho’s largest employer and most awarded health system, with a medical staff of over 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. Made up of eight hospitals around central and southern Idaho, we are proud to be the only locally owned and operated, physician-led, not-for-profit health system in the state.


St. Luke’s has been awarded as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the country by Merative for nine consecutive years. We are committed to providing high quality patient care and positively impacting the lives of those in our community. St. Luke’s enjoys an outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and a superior healthcare organization.


About Meridian

The city of Meridian is a suburb of Boise located approximately 10 miles from downtown Boise. Meridian is a premier place to live and work with just under 90,000 residents. This clean and attractive city is framed by mountains and has a pleasant mild, 4-season climate and excellent commerce. The city offers a wide selection of nearby recreational activities such as skiing, 130 miles of hiking trails and 25 miles of paths which link 850 acres of parks.  Meridian offers premier shopping, dining, and entertainment. 


Learn more about what Meridian and the Treasure Valley has to offer you:

St. Luke’s Health System | City of Meridian | The Village | Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau | Boise Parks and Recreation | Boise Museum Association | Boise Music Festival | Boise Philharmonic | Downtown Boise Restaurants | Hyde Park events | Treefort Music Festival | First Thursdays | Alive After Five | Capitol City Public Market | Runs and Triathlons | Shakespeare Festival | Sawtooth National Forest | Visit


*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.



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