Residency Listing

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
1000 E. Mountain Drive MC 34-06
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Code: 23067
NMS Code: 230113
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Jamie Kerestes, Pharm.D., BCCCP
(570) 808-7073
Fax: (570) 808-7483
Director of Pharmacy: Kelly M Bolesta, Pharm.D., BCPS
(570) 808-7846
Fax: (570) 808-7483
Program Contact: Jamie Kerestes, Pharm.D., BCCCP
(570) 808-7073
Fax: (570) 808-7483
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-04
Estimated Stipend: 47486
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Our goal is to train competent, innovative practitioners to provide comprehensive, patient-centered pharmaceutical care. Core rotations include Internal Medicine, Advanced Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Critical Care, and Infectious Disease. Elective rotations include Ambulatory Care, Emergency Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Pediatrics, Student Precepting and other opportunities depending on the resident's interests. Teaching certificate program offered in conjunction with Wilkes University.
Fringe Benefits:   Medical, dental, life, long-term disability, and malpractice insurance;10 dayspaid time-off; travel support for professional meetings.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. degree or equivalent; eligible for Pennsylvania licensure; curriculum vitae; letter of intent; academic transcript; 3 letters of recommendation.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Acute tertiary care center
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 36
Non-Professional Staff: 27
Total Beds: 265
Average Daily Census: 210
Site Special Features:   Geisinger Wyoming Valley is an integrated healthcare system which includes a Level II trauma center, Pearsall Heart Hospital (accredited Chest Pain Center, Joint Commission Certification for Destination Therapy LVADs), Janet Weis Children's Hospital Pediatric Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center, the Henry Cancer Center and more. Comprehensive pharmacy services in both inpatient and ambulatory care. For more information, visit our website at