Residency Listing

Montana VA Health Care System
3687 Veterans Drive
Fort Harrison, MT 59636
Code: 84007
NMS Code: 260913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Tamara Jost, Pharm.D., BCPS
(406) 447-7572
Fax: (406) 447-7569
Director of Pharmacy: Lori Fitzgerald, Pharm.D.
(406) 447-7570
Fax: (406) 447-7569
Program Contact: Tamara Jost, Pharm.D., BCPS
(406) 447-7572
Fax: (406) 447-7569
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/12/2018
Starting Date: 6/25/2019
Estimated Stipend: 41000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Our program provides training in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, with an emphasis on ambulatory care. Required experiences include inpatient and outpatient dispensing, internal medicine, primary care, anticoagulation, and practice management. Elective experiences include behavioral health, pain management, antimicrobial stewardship, oncology, home-based primary care, and formulary management/informatics. Residents will complete a major project, participate in medication use evaluations and quality assurance activities, and present educational topics to professional and non-professional audiences. Residents may pursue a teaching certificate and will have the opportunity to precept pharmacy students.

Fringe Benefits:   

Residents receive paid federal holidays, sick/annual leave, medical benefits, office space, and registration/travel support for professional conferences.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

U.S. citizen, Pharm.D. from an accredited school, eligible for licensure, letter of intent, 3 letters of recommendation, CV, and academic transcripts.

Training Site Type:

Hospital, Ambulatory Care

Owner Affiliate:


Model Type(s):

Community Hospital

Patients Enrolled: 31000
Tax Status:


Professional Staff: 44
Non-Professional Staff: 22
Total Beds:


Average Daily Census:


Site Special Features:   

The Montana VA Health Care System serves over 47,000 enrolled veterans across the state of Montana. The Medical Center at Fort Harrison consists of an acute care medical/surgical facility, residential treatment unit offering PTSD and substance abuse programs, and an outpatient clinic providing primary and specialty care. Located in Helena, MT, with convenient access to lakes/rivers, an extensive trail system, and other outdoor recreational activities.