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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Everett?

Everett is the seventh largest city in the state of Washington and is the largest city in Snohomish County. Once a milltown, Everett is now home to Boeing, Funko and many technology businesses. It is located just 30 miles north of downtown Seattle and is home to the largest marina in the state where construction is currently taking place on hotels, restaurants and housing developments to make it a destination for tourists and locals. The area is surrounded by mountains, lakes, and forest providing an abundance of outdoor activities throughout the year.

What is there to do in Everett?

Everett is located directly on Puget Sound and is less than an hour from the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. Residents enjoy more than 40 parks, trails, golf courses and Summer and winter sports opportunities abound at nearby lakes, rivers and campgrounds, Whidbey and San Juan Islands. Suburbs of Everett include Marysville, Mill Creek, Mukilteo, Edmonds & Lynnwood that are communities with shopping, restaurants and outdoor activities. All make great places to reside for your residency year and are easy commutes into Everett.

Are you affiliated with the Providence Northwest Washington Community Based Pharmacy Residency Program?

While both of these programs are affiliated with the Northwest Service Area for Providence St. Joseph Health, they each have their own residency match number and are separate programs.

Can I get a teaching certificate?

While not a requirement of the program, the resident will have an opportunity to enroll in University of Washington’s teaching certificate program that focuses on academia. Requirements of this program typically occurs in the evening and outside of normal duty hours for residents. Classes occur in the fall and the resident is invited back to the university in the spring to teach. A teaching certificate that focuses on experiential teaching is also offered through Providence Pharmacy's Washington/Montana Region.

What are the Staffing Requirements?

Staffing starts after completion the completion of orientation and shifts are initially distributive focused in the central pharmacy then move onto clinical shifts in patient care areas. Resident will have completed rotations in specific clinical areas before being asked to staff there independently. The resident is required to staff every other weekend for a minimum 22 weekends during the residency year.

Do I get my own office/desk/computer?

Yes, our resident’s office is set up so that each resident gets their own desk and computer. Resident will also be given their own Spectralink® phone to carry with them while in the hospital.

How much vacation time will I receive?

Residents will accrue personal time off (PTO) throughout the year consistent with all 1st year PRMCE employees (~25 days/year). Residents will not be scheduled to work employer-recognized holidays and will be able to use PTO unless electing to staff the holiday.