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PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program - St. Peter Hospital

Providence St. Peter Hospital

413 Lilly Road NE Olympia, WA 98506


Prepare For a Clinical Career

ASHP AccreditedAt Providence St. Peter Hospital (PSPH), we believe strongly in the effectiveness of patient-centered, clinical pharmacy practice. It’s a philosophy Providence supports across the organization. Through our PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, you will have the opportunity to develop the skills and experience necessary to succeed in a clinical practice setting.

As a resident, you’ll benefit from our exceptional training program that takes advantage of the wide variety of rotations and learning experiences within both acute and ambulatory care settings. You’ll find our residency program unique in two ways. First, everything you learn about pharmacy practice will be based in our patient-centered mission of providing compassionate care. Second, you will be part of one of the most progressive pharmacy teams in a major health system.

Pharmacy Residency Program Objectives

The Pharmacy Services Department is committed to the development of pharmacy practitioners by offering the knowledge and skills required to promote, recommend and deliver high quality pharmaceutical care services. The PSPH PGY1 program will provide residents with the knowledge, attitude and skills necessary to assure optimal drug therapy outcomes. In addition, the program fosters the life skills and professionalism required to contribute positively to the health care ecosystem.

The program will give participants the chance to provide pharmaceutical care in multiple environments. Residents will be able to work independently in all areas assigned, work effectively with pharmacists in other areas, and supervise or coordinate work for others. Residents will have opportunities to educate colleagues, participate in research, and analyze and present findings. The goal is for each resident to mature in a professional role, be proactive and assertive in interacting with other staff and disciplines, and develop an awareness of local and national pharmacy issues.

Throughout the program, residents will demonstrate competencies in the following core areas:

  1. Patient care
  2. Advancing practice and improving patient care
  3. Leadership and management
  4. Teaching, education and dissemination of knowledge

The purpose of Pharmacy Residency at Providence St. Peter Hospital PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

National Matching Service Code

  • Providence St. Peter Hospital: 146713