This ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency program builds on the doctor of pharmacy education. Residents acquire substantial knowledge required for skillful problem solving, learn ways to refine their problem-solving strategies, strengthen their professional values and attitudes, enhance their clinical judgment, develop leadership skills to advance the pharmacy profession, and be able to better manage their pharmacy practice.
This program is designed to develop clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with various disease states and medical conditions, learn to work in collaborative teams, and understand the complexities of serving a rural population.
Learning experiences include: medical/surgical, intensive care and progressive care, leadership, medication safety, ambulatory care, antimicrobial stewardship, oncology and emergency medicine. Also, residents will be eligible to receive a teaching certificate.
Application requirements include PhORCAS application, letter of intent, CV, three references (through PhORCAS), and official pharmacy education transcripts. Application deadline is December 31st.
Applicants must be graduating from an ACPE-accredited college by the start of the residency year, have to participate in the ASHP Residency Matching Program and be eligible to become a licensed pharmacist in the state of Oregon.
About Sky Lakes Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Sky Lakes Medical Center is a not-for-profit, community-owned, internationally accredited acute-care teaching hospital dedicated to the people it serves. As a leader in the health care industry, Sky Lakes also an economic and social asset for the community.
Sky Lakes serves more than 80,000 people in Klamath and Lake counties in south-central Oregon, and Modoc and Siskiyou counties in northern California.
As the only hospital in a 10,000-square-mile area, Sky Lakes combines small-town charm and neighborliness with big-city medical expertise in our facility, which is licensed for 176 beds.