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Overview: Highline Pharmacy Residency
The pharmacy department provides clinical and distributive services to acute and long-term care patients and the cancer center.
Required rotations for the residents
|Critical Care||six weeks|
|Emergency Medicine||six weeks|
|Infectious Diseases||two weeks|
Elective rotations are direct or non-direct patient care specialty rotations, some of which may be completed off-site. Additionally, residents have the opportunity to propose and create alternate rotations based on clinical interests.
- Advanced Infectious Diseases
- Advanced Emergency Medicine
- Advanced Critical Care
- Advanced Oncology
- Advanced Informatics
Orientation and concentrated learning - six weeks
During orientation, residents are expected to acquire the following general skills necessary to care for patients in required rotations and longitudinal experiences. The following educational experiences will occur during this orientation time:
- Anticoagulation Management
- Aminoglycoside Dosing
- Basic Oncology
- Basic Skills
- Code Blue
- EPIC Training
- Pain Management
- Renal Dosing Adjustment
- Vancomycin Dosing
Residency project - continuous
Residents conduct a project aimed at identifying, organizing and solving a clinical or management-related problem, which can lead to the development of a new pharmacy service. 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.
Required longitudinal experiences - continuous
Longitudinal experiences will occur throughout the residency year and encompass activities such as performing Drug Utilization Evaluations, presenting recommendations to Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees, student precepting, and creating a monthly newsletter directed to all CHI Franciscan clinical staff. Residents will also be directly involved in the education of providers, pharmacist interns and pharmacy technicians.
South Sound Living
Burien rests in the heart of the Puget Sound, halfway between Seattle and Tacoma. Highline Medical Center is the nearest hospital to Sea-Tac airport, servicing many travelling patients. With Mt. Rainier and the Cascade Mountains to the east and the Olympic Mountains to the northwest, Burien is a great place to enjoy the majesty of the Pacific Northwest. The Seattle-Tacoma region offers beautiful hikes, boating and fishing opportunities, local breweries and wineries, major league sports, museums, theater, wonderful restaurants, a symphony orchestra, skiing, camping, biking and much more!
How to Apply
St. Joseph Medical Center PGY-1 in an Ambulatory Setting
St. Joseph Medical Center Pharmacy Residency
Harrison Medical Center Pharmacy Residency
Highline Medical Center Pharmacy Residency
Past Resident Projects
PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program