The PGY1 Residency Program at Kaiser Permanente, Baldwin Park follows guidelines set by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and provides thorough training in a variety of specialties.
PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) 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.
Baldwin Park Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Practice Residency Program is to provide pharmacists with an advanced training to function competently with confidence in multiple healthcare environments such as acute care, ambulatory care, outpatient pharmacy, and administration/management. Pharmacists will refine skills in leadership, effective communication, collaboration, medication optimization, and clinical practice management in a dynamic healthcare climate. Upon completion of the program, pharmacists will possess marketable skills for the evolving job environment and contribute to the advancement of the pharmacy profession.
Current Pay Rate: $23.38 per hour
Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Services in the Baldwin Park Medical Center provide acute care, outpatient, and ambulatory care services to its members. The acute care pharmacy provides drug distribution and IV admixture services as well as clinical monitoring programs. The acute care pharmacists are actively involved in providing various clinical services such as therapeutic drug monitoring, TPN assessments, antibiotic stewardship, and comprehensive drug profile review. Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center also supports a variety of ambulatory care pharmacy clinical programs, including Anticoagulation, Heart Failure, Cardiovascular Disease Management, Medication Therapy Management, New Member Program, Renal Management, and Oncology Infusion Center. Pharmacists take an active role in numerous committees including but not limited to: Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Medication Safety, Integrated Complete Care and Medication Treatment Appropriateness Committee.
One of our program’s strengths is the integration of technology with patient care through the use of our electronic medical record, KP HealthConnect™. Additionally, KP pharmacies utilize Pyxis® automation, bar coding technology, secure messaging to patients via the internet and an automated refill center. These combined with traditional pharmacy practices offer the pharmacist resident an innovative and dynamic learning environment.
In addition to providing excellent pharmacy services to our members, Kaiser Permanente supports the profession of pharmacy via active involvement in professional organizations, community service, and providing an interactive mentorship with pharmacy students and interns through various programs.