Ascension St. Clare's has a long history of serving Wisconsin as a regional hub, Saint Clare's Hospital in Weston (just minutes from Wausau on Highway 29) is a 110-bed acute care hospital providing a broad range of primary and specialty healthcare services including emergency, general medical surgical, critical care, and obstetrical services.
The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Saint Clare’s Hospital is a 12-month program that is carefully designed following the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists’ Accreditation Standards to ensure that a resident develops into a well-rounded, clinical practitioner through exposure to a large variety of practice areas. Upon completion of this PGY-1 program, the resident will be a competent clinical pharmacist with the necessary professional knowledge and abilities to pursue a general clinical pharmacist position, board certification, and/or a post-graduate year two (PGY-2) pharmacy residency position.
The pharmacy department at Saint Clare’s Hospital provides 24-hour services to all patient care areas. Pharmacists work in a decentralized model on various units including the intensive care unit, medical/surgical unit, and progressive care unit. Pharmacists participate in multidisciplinary rounds and readmission reduction efforts, provide clinical dosing and monitoring services and precept introductory and advanced pharmacy practice students. Our pharmacists provide high quality patient care with assistance from skilled pharmacy technicians and extensive forms of technology.
The resident is required to complete orientation, five core rotations, four longitudinal rotations and
three elective rotations. Each experience can be tailored to the resident’s abilities and interests.
Number of Positions: Two (2) PGY1 Pharmacy Residents
Program Website: ministryhealth.org/pharmacypracticeresidencyprogram.nws
Stipend: Approximately $48,000
Residency Program Director:
Justin Guthman, PharmD
Submit to PhORCAS:
• Letter of intent
• Curriculum vitae, including APPE rotations
• Three letters of recommendation
• School/college of pharmacy transcripts
• Supplemental Questions available on
program website (above) must be uploaded
About Ascension Wisconsin
In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 23 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 19,600 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is
a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia.
Ascension Wisconsin has six PGY1 Pharmacy residency programs (Ascension St. Clare's, Ascension St. Elizabeth, Ascension St. Joseph, Ascension Columbia St. Mary's, Ascension St. Francis, and Ascension All Saints) and one PGY1 Pharmacy & PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration residency. Please visit our residency website at https://www.mywheaton.org/careers/pharmacy-residency/ for additional information