1800 Northwest Myhre Road
Silverdale, WA 98383
Match code: 275313
Residency Program Director:
Andrew Harbison, PharmD, BCPS
Residency Program Coordinator:
Angela Bottalico, PharmD, BCPS
St. Michael Medical Center is an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency program established in 2020, providing experience in acute, ambulatory, and administrative pharmacy practice settings. As part of a new residency program, residents will have the unique opportunity to actively contribute to many aspects of the residency. The program is recruiting for two residency positions.
Pharmacists completing this program will function as independent, patient-focused practitioners who are able to provide care in multiple environments across the pharmacy practice continuum. As integral members of the health care team, residents work to achieve optimal drug therapy outcomes for their patients. They will display leadership and professionalism in all aspects of their practice and function as effective communicators and educators.
Our residency program, based in a community hospital environment, is active in contributing to innovative pharmacy practice models within Virginia Mason Fransican Health.
Benefits include 30 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) accrued for use as vacation, holiday or sick leave, as well as medical, dental, and life insurance for residents and dependents. Paid educational leave and a travel allowance are available to support attendance at state, regional, and national meetings. The current stipend is $60,132.80 annually or $28.91 per hour.
Clinical rotations are designed to enhance the resident’s expertise in promoting, assessing and ensuring safe, efficacious and rational drug therapy. Within each rotation, additional time may be devoted to areas of interest, thus providing the opportunity for specialized training.
|Internal Medicine||6 weeks|
|Critical Care||6 weeks|
|Oncology Supportive Care and Med/Surg||4 weeks|
|Oncology Clinic||4 weeks|
|Emergency Services||4 weeks|
|Practice Management*||4 weeks|
*These learning experiences do not involve direct patient care. Residents must spend 2/3 or more of the program in direct patient care activities.
|Infectious Diseases||2 weeks|
|Critical Care (Advanced)||2 weeks|
|Informatics (Advanced)||2 weeks|
Residents conduct a project aimed at identifying, organizing, and solving a clinical or management-related problem that aligns with the organization’s strategic initiatives and focus. This often leads to protocol/guideline development or new roles for pharmacists. This project will be presented at the Western States Conference for Pharmacy Residents, Fellows and Preceptors. The resident will be encouraged to submit the project for publication and present at state or national pharmacy meetings.
Longitudinal experiences will occur throughout the residency year and encompass activities such as performing Drug Utilization Evaluations, presenting recommendations to Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committees, student precepting/PEARLS, and creating a monthly newsletter directed to all Virginia Mason Franciscan Health clinical staff. Residents will also be directly involved in the education of providers, pharmacist interns, and pharmacy technicians. Residents will also have further experiential development through staffing opportunities.
St. Michael Medical Center is part of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, one of the largest health care systems in the Puget Sound. As the Olympic Peninsula’s busiest medical center, we offer award-winning care for people in Kitsap, North Mason, Clallam, and Jefferson counties.
Our full range of advanced health care services includes:
The pharmacy department provides 24-hour/7-days per week services. We provide progressive clinical services including anticoagulation management, antimicrobial stewardship, total parenteral nutritional management, pain management, pharmacokinetic drug consultations, emergency code response, and patient education. Pharmacists round daily with the interdisciplinary teams in the intensive care unit. Pharmacists play an active role in the Emergency Services department through code participation, drug toxicity consultations, stroke care, sepsis, and trauma teams. Pharmacists are also involved with clinical education, committee participation, medication utilization evaluation, formulary management, and process improvement projects.
There are additional pharmacists working in affiliated clinics including the Cancer Infusion Clinic and the Anticoagulation Clinic at St. Michael Medical Center.
Find out more information about St. Michael Medical Center.
With the Olympic Mountains to the west and Mt. Rainier and the Cascade Mountains to the east, Silverdale is a great place to enjoy the majesty of the Pacific Northwest. The Puget Sound region offers beautiful hikes, boating and fishing opportunities, local breweries and wineries, major league sports, museums, theater, wonderful restaurants, skiing, camping, biking and much more!