Residency Listing

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
P.O. Box 5299
Tacoma, WA 98415-0299
Code: 95150
NMS Code: *135213,135221
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Thomas M Rowe, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS
(253) 403-1629
Fax: (253) 403-1558
Director of Pharmacy: William L Barnes, MPH, BCPS
(253) 403-1078
Fax: (253) 403-1558
Program Contact: Jenny He, PharmD, BCPS
Fax: (253)403-1558
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12mo/Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1)
Number of Positions: 5
Application Deadline: 1/4/2019
Starting Date: 6/24/2019
Estimated Stipend: 56000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   * NMS Code 135213 - PGY1 pharmacy residency; NMS Code 135221 - PGY1 pharmacy residency with a focus in ambulatory care. The program provides a high level of training in pharmaceutical care within a diverse patient population. It is designed with flexibility to meet individual needs and interest of the resident. Acute Care training includes critical care, emergency medicine/trauma, cardiology, oncology, neurosciences, medical/surgical, pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, and infectious disease. Ambulatory care includes family practice, oncology, diabetes clinic, psychiatry, transitions of care, infusion clinic, anticoagulation, and pediatric clinic. Other experiences include drug information, formulary management, MUE, staff development, administration, and major project. For more information, please visit
Fringe Benefits:   25 days paid time off, sick leave, medical/dental /life insurance, attendance to Western States Conference and ASHP Midyear.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Washington State licensure, curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, letter of intent, satisfy eligibility requirements for employment including acceptable results on a pre-employment drug screen and background check, and must have proper work visa.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 32
Non-Professional Staff: 33
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 519
Average Daily Census: 280
Site Special Features:   MHS is the largest healthcare system in the South Puget Sound region serving as a referral center for adults, pediatrics, and neonates. MHS is nationally recognized as a Top Ten Integrated HealthCare System and is a national award winner for excellence in the use of health information technology. MHS supports a physician family practice residency. Pharmacy is highly respected and is supported by decentralization, prescriptive protocols and technology including CPOE. The hospital is located close to a metropolitan area surrounded by mountains and sea offering a variety of cultural and recreational activities.