Residency Listing

Kaiser Permanente Health Plan of the Northwest
Department of Pharmacy
5717 NE 138th Avenue
Portland, OR 97230
Code: 94003
NMS Code: 152313
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Tanya A. Ramsey, Pharm.D., BCACP
(503) 261-2050
Fax: (866) 581-1073
Director of Pharmacy: Alfred E. Lyman, Jr., Pharm.D., BCPS
(503) 261-7926
Fax: (503) 261-7567
Program Contact: Tanya A. Ramsey, Pharm.D., BCACP
(503) 261-2050
Fax: (866) 581-1073
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline:


Starting Date: 6/24/2019
Estimated Stipend: 51500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The resident will have an opportunity to experience health care across the delivery system, as Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW) is part of the nation's largest integrated health care system. The managed care environment provides residents with experiences in Formulary Management, Drug Utilization Management, and Population-Based Care. The residency has an ambulatory care focus with opportunities for direct patient care in Ambulatory Care Medical Home, Medication Therapy Management, Team Based Care, Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Disease, International Travel, Anticoagulation, and Pain. We also have rotations across our system with Inpatient Glycemic Control, Intensive Care Unit, Transitions of Care, and Clinical Informatics.

Fringe Benefits:   

Standard benefits package including medical, dental, vision for self and dependents; paid vacation and sick leave on an accrued basis; and paid registration to selected professional meetings.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Pharm.D.; eligible for licensure in Oregon and Washington; submission through PhORCAS: letter of intent, curriculum vitae, 3 standardized reference forms, and academic transcripts.

Training Site Type: Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)
Owner Affiliate: Kaiser Permanente Health Plan of the Northwest
Model Type(s): Mixed
Patients Enrolled: 575000
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 382
Non-Professional Staff: 625
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 322
Site Special Features:   

The KPNW region serves members from Southwest Washington to Portland, Salem, and Eugene, Oregon. The residency is based in Portland, Oregon. We have 34 medical and specialty offices, 26 pharmacies, and two hospitals (Sunnyside Medical Center and Westside Medical Center). Our primary care medical offices are National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)-certified Patient-Centered Medical Homes. For six years in a row, KPNW was awarded the highest 5-Star rating for their Medicare health plans by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. KPNW was also ranked highest in member satisfaction in the Northwest region, according to the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Member Health Plan Study.