Residency Listing

Providence Health and Services at Providence Portland and Providence St. Vincent Medical Centers
Department of Pharmacy
4805 N.E. Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97213
Code: 94500
NMS Code: *158213,158221
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Elva Van Devender, Ph.D., Pharm.D., BCPS, DPLA
(503) 215-3950
Director of Pharmacy: Catherine A Baker, BS, PharmD, MS, FOSHP, DPLA
(503) 893-6253
Program Contact: Elva Van Devender, Ph.D., Pharm.D., BCPS, DPLA
(503) 215-3950
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 15
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-06-24
Estimated Stipend: 53655
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Recipients of the ASHP Pharmacy Residency Excellence Award; ASHP Best Practice Award Winner *NMS Code 158213 for Providence Portland Medical Center. NMS Code 158221 for Providence St Vincent Medical Center. Providence Health and Services in Portland offers a unique approach to residency training through regionalization of our residency program. The resident is provided with an opportunity for rotations throughout our integrated health system, accounting for more than 1000 inpatient beds as well as ambulatory, home infusion, specialty pharmacy, and managed care services. Residents participate in a wide variety of rotations, work with interdisciplinary teams, hone practice management techniques, and participate in delivering advanced pharmaceutical care. Specific strengths of the program include internal medicine, oncology, critical care, emergency medicine, cardiology, infectious disease, surgery, global health, pediatrics/neonatal care, administration, primary care, ambulatory geriatrics, managed care, home services, specialty pharmacy, and anticoagulation management. Residents participate in CityWide Residency Conferences, have the opportunity to pursue the Oregon Pharmacy Teaching Certificate (OPTC) with local Colleges of Pharmacy, and gain valuable leadership and practice management skills. Providence residency programs are built upon a tradition of excellence and commitment to developing leaders within the pharmacy profession.
Fringe Benefits:   Medical and dental insurance, paid time off of 23 days per year (includes vacation and holidays), paid registration and travel allowance to select professional meetings, and a public transportation pass.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for Oregon pharmacist licensure required. Application through PhORCAS must include letter of intent, college transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three completed recommendation forms within PhORCAS from references. Please encourage references to provide detailed comments on the recommendation form. Please note: There are two large medical centers (~500 beds) that serve as primary sites for the residency program. Applicants must apply to either Providence Portland Medical Center (NMS 158213) or Providence St Vincent Medical Center (NMS 158221) or apply to both sites separately through the National Matching Service.
Training Site Type: Integrated Health System
Owner Affiliate: Private: Providence Health and Services
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 100
Non-Professional Staff: 75
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 1000
Average Daily Census: 750
Site Special Features:   Providence Health and Services is a large integrated health care system committed to excellence through compassionate delivery of care. The Oregon Region includes two 500-bed tertiary care teaching centers (that serve as primary sites for the residency program), six community-based hospitals, home infusion services, specialty pharmacy services, managed care services, geriatrics clinics, and over 100 primary care medical clinics in and around Portland. The inpatient pharmacy departments provide a complete scope of decentralized progressive services. Pharmacy services throughout the system are committed to the provision of comprehensive pharmaceutical care, including integration with the health care team and participation in a variety of collaborative drug therapy management protocols. Our Primary Care Pharmacy Services and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program have been recognized for their innovative practice through ASHP Best Practice Awards. Providence is dedicated to providing safe and effective medication therapy across the continuum with a commitment to excellence in patient-centered pharmacy care.