Pharmacy Residency 

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program

Our post-graduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency is an ASHP-accredited, one-year clinical and administrative program designed to meet the three main requirements outlined by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, including acute patient care, practice foundation skills and practice management.

In our PGY1 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 on our patient-centered mission of providing compassionate care.

The 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.

The pharmacy residency that prepares you for a clinical career

At Kadlec Regional Medical Center, we believe strongly in the effectiveness of patient-centered, clinical pharmacy practice. It’s a philosophy that’s supported across the organization. We focus on developing leaders in pharmacy for whatever career path you venture to follow.

About Us

About Kadlec Regional Medical Center (KRMC)

Kadlec Regional Medical Center (KRMC) is a 337-bed Level-III Acute Care Trauma Center and the Columbia Basin’s premier medical referral center. KRMC is affiliated with Providence St. Joseph Health and is part of a network of more than 50 hospitals throughout the Western USA. Housing a level III NICU, a busy critical care unit, a busy emergency department and off-site free-standing emergency department, as well as all varieties of specialty practices, KRMC has blossomed in the tri-cities of Washington State. Supporting the community of approximately 300,000 people, KRMC is focused on outreach to the community needs by supporting more than 54 unique clinics. With the recent addition of the final family practice medical residency, KRMC is well-set to welcome highly engaged, energetic pharmacy residents.

You get the resources of one of Washington’s leading medical centers

Kadlec Regional Medical Center is an acute-care, general and referral center offering a full range of adult/pediatric/neonatal medical, surgical and critical care services.

Our pharmacy department provides centralized and decentralized order entry with automated unit dose and IV admixture distribution.

Working under collaborative drug therapy agreements, residents are responsible for initiating and adjusting medication therapy for a variety of patient populations. As a member of the health care team, residents work closely with providers, nurses and other health care disciplines. Residents are involved in interdisciplinary team rounds, education, committee work and stewardship activities, which will help develop practice leadership skills.

You get the support of one the West’s largest health care organizations

Kadlec Regional Medical Center is affiliated with Providence St. Joseph Health, which is one of the largest health care providers in the West with facilities in Alaska, Washington, Montana, Oregon, Texas, New Mexico and California. One of the reasons new pharmacy school graduates and residents decide to join us is that our clinical setting allows them to do much more of what they have trained to do. Our clinical pharmacists love the ongoing contact they get with people. The direct involvement in patient care and patient contact allows you to experience the rewards that come from the development of a practitioner-patient relationship.