Residency Listing

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
2901 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA 98225
Code: 95650
NMS Code: 160513
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Chris Ward, RPh, BCPS
(360) 738-6300 ext 3110
Director of Pharmacy: Jeff Corsentino, RPh
(360) 788-6022
Fax: (360) 527-9351
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions:
Application Deadline: 1/6/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 2
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The residency program is very flexible in that the resident can choose from a variety of pharmacy practice sites and clinical focus. Rotation sites include critical care, heart failure clinic, cardiovascular, infectious diseases (antimicrobial stewardship), medical/surgical, oncology, anticoagulation clinic and practice management. The residency year is customized individually for each resident in order to meet their personal interests and professional goals. A special project will be required for completion of the program. The residents will be given the opportunity to serve as preceptors for Pharm.D. students and be involved in didactic teaching and being a mentor for school of pharmacy students. See
Fringe Benefits:   Medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off to attend national and regional meetings, annual vacation, paid educational leave. Attendance at Western States Residents Conference and ASHP Midyear. No state income tax.
Training Site Type: Community Hospital
Owner Affiliate: PeaceHealth
Model Type(s): Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
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Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 253
Average Daily Census: 180
Site Special Features:   St. Joseph Medical Center is a nonprofit, Catholic health care facility serving the Northwest. It is a Solucient Top 100 hospital for health care quality information, cardiovascular care and has received the Beacon Silver Award for the ICU. The pharmacy is decentralized for clinical activities and centralized for distribution services. Over 40% of the pharmacists have obtained their BCPS certification. Located in a low crime and traffic university community. Recreational and cultural opportunities are endless. Bellingham has been on several lists of "best cities to live in" including Outside, Runners World and Money magazines.