At Providence St. Mary Medical Center (PSMMC), we believe strongly in the effectiveness of patient-centered, clinical pharmacy practice. It’s a philosophy that’s supported across the Providence St Joseph Health organization.
Our PGY1 Residency Programis a one-year clinical and administrative program which meets the three main requirements outlined by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists including acute patient care, practice foundation skills, and practice management. Academic opportunities are offered through an affiliation with Washington State University College of Pharmacy.
In our PGY1 pharmacy residency you’ll benefit from our unique training program that takes advantage of the wide variety of rotations and learning experiences within both acute and ambulatory care settings. Everything you learn about pharmacy practice will be based in our patient-centered mission of providing compassionate care.
This residency program is designed to provide a broad overview of institutional pharmacy practice and is tailored to meet the needs of each resident. Graduates will be prepared to provide advanced pharmaceutical care services to a wide variety of patients in diverse practice settings.
Site Special Features
Providence St. Mary Medical Center is an acute-care, general and referral center offering a full range of adult/pediatric medical, surgical and critical care services.
Our pharmacy department provides centralized order entry with automated unit dose and IV admixture distribution. Our clinical pharmacists provide service to the entire hospital, including pharmacokinetic consultation, drug information consultation, patient medication education for discharge, and anticoagulation management.
Clinical pharmacists are involved in hospital and medical staff education, committee participation, clinical pathway development, medication utilization evaluation, adverse drug reaction monitoring and reporting, and quality assurance and competency assessment.
About Providence Health & Services
Providence is committed to excellence in patient-centered, clinical pharmacy practice and dedicated to developing clinical pharmacists with a set of rich foundational experiences. We offer robust pharmacy residency programs throughout our network of hospitals in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Montana.
Providence Health & Services joined with St. Joseph Health in 2016 to form Providence St. Joseph Health, a unique not-for-profit health and social services system focused on a mission to serve all. As a combined organization, our 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services.