Residency Listing

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center
400 NE Mother Joseph Place
Vancouver, WA 98664
Code: 95105
NMS Code: 142913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Ryan J. Parker, Pharm.D., BCPS
(360) 514-2061
Director of Pharmacy: Bruce Lepley, RPH
(360) 514-2275
Fax: (360) 514-2928
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
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Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

This program emphasizes applying patient care, customer service, and practice innovation skills within an emerging integrated health care delivery system. Residents are trained to be effective in work teams which are charged with planning activities, identifying opportunities for improvement, analyzing alternatives, implementing solutions and evaluating results. Training experiences also emphasize enhancing leadership and practice management skills to become a leader in the profession of pharmacy. Training includes ambulatory care experiences in the family practice medicine clinic, cancer center clinic, hospice program, anticoagulation clinic, and transitions of care as well as acute care experiences in critical care, medicine, surgery, cardiology, inpatient glycemic control, emergency medicine and neonatal intensive care. Residents have opportunities to be involved in prescriptive authority protocols and complete competencies in cardiac arrest, pediatric/neonatal, and nutrition support. Additional opportunities exist in geriatrics/rehab medicine, infectious disease, and pharmacy administration.

Fringe Benefits:   

Medical, dental, vision insurance. Two weeks paid leave, up to 7 paid CE days, and selected residency conference travel.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for Washington pharmacist licensure. PhORCAS application required documents include Curriculum Vitae, personal statement, academic transcripts and three letters of  recommendation using standardized reference form.  Please encourage references to provide detailed comments on the recommendation form.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Patients Enrolled: 58000
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 38
Non-Professional Staff: 40
Number of Medical Centers: 1
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Site Special Features:   

PeaceHealth Southwest Washington (PHSW) was established in 1858 as the first regional medical center in the Pacific Northwest; recognized by ASHP for best practices. PHSW began offering a one-year residency in pharmacy practice in 1996. A residency at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center represents an excellent opportunity for learning in a vibrant health care system. Located in the Cascade mountain range, the Vancouver/Portland area offers the cultural activities associated with a large metropolitan area including many outdoor recreational activities. Please visit our website @