Graduates of the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Confluence Health: Central Washington Hospital Residency Program will be well-rounded, competent clinical pharmacists equipped to provide patient-focused pharmaceutical care in acute or ambulatory care settings. Upon completion, graduates will be able to practice with confidence as they meet the needs of their patients, as well as be able to teach and train the next generation of pharmacists or continue their postgraduate training in a PGY2 program.
Confluence Health is a stand-alone integrated rural healthcare delivery system that includes two hospitals, multispecialty care in over 30 service lines and primary care in ten communities across North Central Washington. With over 225 physicians and 100 advanced practice clinicians, we serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles. The pharmacy residency program is based out of Central Washington Hospital, a 200- bed community hospital in Wenatchee, WA. Located in the center of Washington State, Wenatchee, the Apple Capital of the World, is a booming community nestled against the Cascade Mountain Range and the mighty Columbia River with Lake Chelan less than 40 miles away. Enjoy 4 seasons and sunny skies while you are camping, white water rafting, rock climbing, skiing, fishing, visiting the famous Gorge Amphitheatre for a concert or just going for a stroll through an apple orchard in the valley. Our backyard is Seattle’s recreational destination hot-spot.
About Confluence Health: Central Washington Hospital & Clinics
The Pharmacy Enterprise at Confluence Health: Central Washington Hospital and Clinics offers an American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited PGY-1 Residency.
The Pharmacy Residency Program is a 12-month program with four (4) resident positions available annually.
•This program enables residents to participate in evidence-based, patient-centered medication management.
•Leadership, writing, and teaching skills are developed through clinical rotations as a member of the multidisciplinary team and by participation in administrative and operational services.
•Competency is shaped by feedback from preceptors and from self-evaluation. Each resident’s learning plan is individualized.
•Residents are eligible for full benefits; they are required to staff every third weekend in the inpatient pharmacy.
•Washington pharmacist licensure is required (must be completed by September 1st).
•A major clinical or administrative project must be completed during the course of the residency year. Project selection is a joint effort between the resident, program director, and selected pharmacist project managers.
Residents develop skills to solve complex medication and hea...lthcare-related problems through rotations in acute care, ambulatory care and leadership/management.
•Acute Care Rotations: General Medicine, Oncology, Progressive Care: Cardiology, Critical Care, Surgical/Glucose Control Team
•Ambulatory Care Rotations: Outpatient Oncology Infusion Center
•Longitudinal Rotations: Practice Management, Ambulatory (Family Medicine and Anticoagulation Clinics), Staffing, Residency Project
•Elective Rotations: Infectious Disease/Antimicrobial Stewardship, Advanced Oncology, Pharmacy Informatics, Pharmacy Administration, Contact Center (Prescription Refill Authorization)