St. Vincent Healthcare is a not-for-profit, faith-based, regional destination hospital with a comprehensive range of services including Level II Trauma Center, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Medicine, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and General Surgery, Level III NICU and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Residents have the opportunity to mentor pharmacy students from The University of Montana and interact with physicians from the Montana Family Medicine Residency Program. Residents can earn a teaching certificate offered through the University of Montana. Billings is conveniently located near the Beartooth Mountains and Yellowstone National Park.
The purpose of the St. Vincent Healthcare PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is to 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.
Required rotations include orientation, medicine, ambulatory care, cardiology, critical care, pediatrics, and emergency medicine. Elective rotations include administration, ambulatory oncology, infectious diseases, emergency medicine II/trauma, and advanced ambulatory care. Longitudinal rotations include service staffing, project management, drug information, and practice management.