Residency Listing

Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program - Los Angeles
1515 North Vermont Ave., Suite 237
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Code: 92140
NMS Code: 130413
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Derenik Gharibian, Pharm.D.
(323) 783-0178
Fax: (323) 783-7609
Director of Pharmacy: Alexander Cao, Pharm.D.
(323) 783-7607
Fax: (323) 783-7609
Program Contact: Reeza Garces
(323) 783-8013
Fax: (323) 783-4609
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2018-12-30
Estimated Stipend: 48600
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The resident will become familiar with the various aspects of pharmacy practice in a health maintenance organization. The residency includes experiences in acute and ambulatory care practice, drug information/drug-use policy development, and practice management. Time is allocated for the resident to pursue areas of particular interest in all pharmacy practice settings (acute care, ambulatory care, home infusion services, and outpatient pharmacy services). Residents are active members of the pharmacy management team and serve as preceptors for pharmacy students and interns.
Fringe Benefits:   21 days of earned time off (ETO), 6 paid holidays, 10 hours/month sick leave, free parking, health benefits including dental and optical (also applies to dependents), uniforms, office space, mileage reimbursement for offsite experiences, personal computers, and selected conference registration.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Applicants should be recent pharmacy graduates with current intern licensure with the CA State Board of Pharmacy. Must obtain licensure as a registered pharmacist with CA State Board of Pharmacy within 3 months of start of residency.
Training Site Type: HMO
Owner Affiliate: Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program
Model Type(s): Tertiary
Patients Enrolled: 317000
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 120
Non-Professional Staff: 134
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 560
Average Daily Census: 350
Site Special Features:   The pharmacy residency at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles has been in existence since 1977 and is the longest-standing residency in the Kaiser Permanente system. Serving as a tertiary referral site for the Southern California region, the Los Angeles Medical Center is also a teaching facility for medical residents and fellows. It is the largest of the Kaiser Permanente facilities in Southern California, providing care for over 317,000 Kaiser Foundation Health plan members. The medical center also includes medical office buildings in Pasadena, Glendale, East Los Angeles, Downtown Los Angeles, and a mental health facility in Downtown Los Angeles.