Providence Alaska Medical Center PGY1


Providence Alaska Medical Center


Posted Under: Anchorage, Alaska jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 99501
Posted On: 2020-11-23 00:00:00

Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC) in Anchorage is Alaska's largest most advanced medical facility serving patients statewide. It has 401 acute care beds with a Level II Trauma and Primary Stroke Center, Children's Hospital with a Level III NICU, and a Cancer Therapy Center. PAMC is a non-profit community hospital and part of the integrated Providence St. Joseph Health system which spans across seven states. The Alaska region includes Providence Kodiak, Valdez, and Seward Medical Centers, Providence Extended Care and Transitional Care Centers, Providence Family Medicine Clinic, general medical and senior clinics, assisted living and drug abuse rehabilitation facilities, and an outpatient infusion center. The health system supports a Family Practice Medical Residency program and provides training sites for the University of Alaska at Anchorage (UAA) Nursing and UAA/Idaho State University Doctor of Pharmacy programs. The pharmacy department employs over 70 pharmacists, technicians, and support personnel with 24 hours per day services including:
  • Centralized unit dose distribution, order verification and IV Admixture service
  • Decentralized Clinical Services including an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
  • ICU Satellite pharmacy and order verification
  • Emergency Department
  • Cancer Therapy Center and Outpatient IV Infusion Decentralized pharmacists, pharmacy residents, and pharmacy students serve major care areas including medicine/family medicine, surgery, emergency medicine, critical care, neurology, renal care, oncology, behavioral health, and the Children's Hospital. PAMC has four (4) PGY1 Pharmacy Residents who gain knowledge and experience through required learning experiences (internal medicine/surgery, family practice, progressive/intermediate care, critical care, pediatrics, infectious diseases, and emergency medicine) and elective learning experiences (ambulatory care, oncology/pediatric oncology/outpatient infusion, neonatal intensive care, clinical or operational management, informatics, or extension of required experiences). Central pharmacy staffing and practice management (drug information, P&T activities, practice related teaching, etc.) are longitudinal throughout the year. PAMC has flexible elective scheduling for PGY2 preparation and allows early commitment into the PGY2 Oncology Residency.