Grow Professionally at Northwest Washington’s Largest Medical Center
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (PRMCE) is an award winning 530-bed, not-for-profit level II trauma center. The institution is part of the Providence St. Joseph Health System, which operates over 50 hospitals across seven states in the Western United States. Located in Everett, just thirty miles north of Seattle, PRMCE offers comprehensive medical and surgical services and is a tertiary regional referral center.
HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence
Gold Plus rating by the US News & World Report for Stroke program
The 100 best hospitals in America named by Becker’s Hospital Review
PRMCE is recognized for leading and pioneering new treatments in cardiovascular care and has been listed in Top 100 cardiovascular hospitals in the United States by Thompson Reuters six times
Pharmacy Residency Program Overview
The Providence Regional Medical Center Everett PGY1 pharmacy practice residency is a 12-month ASHP accredited program that builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education. Four resident positions are recruited from candidates throughout the United States.
Preparation for Advanced Pharmacy Practice
PRMCE department of pharmacy provides 24-hour acute care service and decentralized patient care with a robust presence in all clinical areas
Residents will develop a foundation for critical thinking and clinical decision making for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions
Pharmacists who complete the program will be strong candidates for clinical positions, eligible for board certification and PGY2 training
Residents will be part of interdisciplinary healthcare teams and will participate in several clinical committees
Opportunities to precept and teach through affiliations with both the University of Washington and Washington State University Colleges of Pharmacy
Part of your training will involve staffing two weekends a month following orientation, a total of 21 weekends throughout the residency year
Staffing includes both distributive and clinical pharmacy shifts to ensure you are competent in all aspects of hospital pharmacy and how it impacts patient care
All residents will complete a year-long project based on departmental needs and resident interest. The project will be presented at the Western States Residency and Preceptor Conference held each spring and at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in December. In addition, the project must be submitted in written form as a manuscript prior to the completion of the residency year.
Comprehensive Training in Acute Care
At PRMCE, pharmacy services are dedicated to the organization’s overall mission to provide exceptional patient care through our core values of Justice, Excellence, Respect, Compassion and Stewardship. During your residency training you will have a chance to develop advanced skills in a progressive pharmacy department. The program takes advantage of the many services provided at PRMCE and offers a broad selection of rotations to meet your specific professional goals. Through our PGY1 program, you will gain the broad experience necessary for a successful career as an acute care clinical pharmacist.
General Medicine (Surgery/Neurology)
Transitions of Care
Receive Salary, Benefits and Travel Opportunities
Pharmacy residents are eligible to receive benefits that include medical, prescription, vision and dental coverage (for you and your dependents). Residents will receive ten days of personal time off (PTO) in addition to hospital observed holidays. Administrative leave and paid travel is provided for ASHP Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting and Western States Pharmacy Conference.
To be considered for the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, you must be registered with the ASHP Matching Program and all applications are submitted via PhORCAS. Prior to the start of the program, the resident will have graduated from an ACPE accredited college or school of pharmacy and shall be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Washington. Residents not licensed as a pharmacist at the beginning of the residency must be licensed as a pharmacy intern with the State of Washington and all candidates should complete their pharmacist licensure within 90 days of starting the program.
Applicants must pass all Providence employment screenings including but not limited to drug screens, background and health screening. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States as PRMCE does not sponsor any visa requests.
Strong residency candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate a pattern of professionalism and leadership, as well as being committed to patient focused pharmaceutical care.
To be eligible for the PRMCE PGY1 Acute Care Pharmacy Residency, applicants must submit the following as required via PhORCAS no later than January 1.
Cover letter, stating reasons for applying to PGY1 and why you want to train at PRMCE
Hand-written or typed supplemental questionnaire (see website for questions)
Three letters of professional recommendation
One official copy of college of pharmacy transcripts
Tom Gilginas, PharmD Residency Program Director Providence Regional Medical Center Everett 1321 Colby Ave. Everett, WA 98201 425-261-4073 firstname.lastname@example.org
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About Providence Regional Medical Center - Everett
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.