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School of Health Professions Pharmacy Tech Clinical Lab Instructor

About University of Providence

The University of Providence
is a four-year, private, Catholic liberal arts university with a main campus located in Great Falls, Montana offering both face-to-face and online programs. The University is committed to its mission of preparing students for living and making a living. Founded by the Sisters of Providence, the University is a ministry of Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) and continues to create academic programs to address current and future workforce needs for the healthcare system and industry. Shared values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence, and stewardship shape the missions of both the University and PSJH.

Position Summary

Clinical Lab Instructors for the Pharmacy Technician programs are employed by the University of Providence, School of Health Professions and fulfill the university mission by providing a quality clinical education for students. Within the designated program, clinical lab instructors are a leader, teacher, advisor, and facilitator on learning within a clinical lab environment. These instructors are critical in helping to prepare students to be competent and confidence in their clinical skills. The positions report to the appropriate Program Director and are on contract for a specific number of hours for a clinical course(s).


  • Create a high quality and positive learning environment to teach, mentor, coach and facilitate national clinical standards, using the latest evidence to students within a clinical skills lab.
  • Serves as a role model and mentor in demonstrating excellence within the appropriate scope of practice.
  • Clinical teaching results in a level of documented learner satisfaction and demonstrated success in achieving program and clinical learning outcomes.
  • Actively participates in the design, assessment, implementation and evaluation of the clinical students and skills lab courses within the appropriate program.
  • Responsible for the coordination, delivery, set up and clean up for the clinical lab including preparation and accounting for all university supplies and equipment.
  • Must have a reliable personal laptop with access to Wi-Fi to enter the University’s learning management system and other university software programs related to academic programs.
  • May participate on the School of Health Professions committees and/or program advisory board(s), as needed.
  • Must complete all teaching responsibilities in compliance with the employment agreement, University policies, procedures, Code of Conduct, and applicable state laws and regulations.

Essential Position Competencies and Requirements

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups of faculty, staff, and students.
  • Current knowledge of professional issues in healthcare and clinical lab settings in academia and/or healthcare organizations.
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel).
  • Knowledge, expertise and success in evidence–based practice preferred.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the philosophy, mission, core values, and goals of the University and PSJH, including:
  • The university’s mission, as a private Catholic liberal arts institution that prepares students for living and for making a living by developing students with character, competence and commitment to embrace the core themes of searching together, seeking to understand and living in community.
  • The ability to integrate values of justice, respect, compassion, excellence, and stewardship into programs and services.
  • Previous work record demonstrates personal integrity, veracity, and trust.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Independent judgment, decision making capacity, and the ability to make sound and supported recommendations to other faculty members.
  • Is reflective and instills trust through openness and honesty with others.
  • Has self-knowledge of personal talents and non-talents and acknowledges and utilizes others for balance. Works with the team to ensure the same.


  • Pharmacy Technician Clinical Lab Instructor
  • Education level: Associate degree (AS or AAS) in Pharmacy Technician is required
  • 3 years’ experience
  • Current national certification as Pharmacy Technician
  • Appropriate state licensure or registration to practice as Pharmacy Technician


  • Required: Knowledge and understanding of adult learning and educational theories and techniques.
  • Preferred: Previous Clinical Lab Instructor with on-line teaching instruction in a related healthcare field is preferred.
  • Previous experience developing clinical lab skills curriculum, including online curriculum and documented experience in program evaluation is preferred.

Position Details

Position Type:

FLSA: Exempt

Location: Richland WA and Missoula MT

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, UP application, and three professional references to hr.up@uprovidence.edu.


Employment Application (PDF)

The University of Providence is a Catholic, student-centered, mission-focused university. For more information, please contact Human Resources at 406.791.5976.

For more information, please contact Human Resources