The MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital post-graduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency program prepares its graduates for clinical patient care positions in a hospital or clinic setting. Residents completing this program will have developed the necessary skills, including leadership, problem solving, and clinical judgment, to be competent clinical pharmacists. The residency program promotes the development of clinical, analytical, organizational, and leadership skills necessary to provide pharmaceutical care. The ASHP Residency Learning System (RLS) is used to assist in optimal resident learning.
Application submitted through PhORCAS system
Letter of intent
College of Pharmacy Transcripts
Three letters of recommendation in PhORCAS from preceptor, instructor or employer
On-site interview required
Satisfy eligibility requirements for employment including acceptable results on a pre-employment drug screen and background check
Have work visa
Obtain a Washington Pharmacist License prior to orientation and no later than September 1stof the residency year
At a minimum must have a Washington State Pharmacist Intern license to start program
Until the resident is licensed in Washington, they must work under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
Failure to become licensed within the required timeframe may result in termination from the program depending on circumstances that have prevented the resident from becoming licensed. The decision will be that of the Pharmacy Residency Director and MHS in accordance with organizational policies. The resident is required to be a licensed pharmacist for at least 2/3 of the residency year.
About MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital is part of MultiCare Health System (MHS), a non-profit integrated healthcare system with acute, ambulatory, and primary care facilities that serve the South Puget Sound region. Good Samaritan Hospital (GSH), a 325 bed facility, is located in Puyallup, Washington. GSH provides comprehensive health care services, including emergency care, Family Birth Center, Children’s Therapy, and rehabilitation programs. Other services include an ambulatory pharmacist clinic that cares for anticoagulation and diabetes patients.