Intermountain Medical Center is one of the largest hospitals in the Intermountain West and the flagship of Intermountain Healthcare. It is a major adult referral center for six surrounding states and more than 75 regional healthcare institutions. The campus is made up of five specialty hospitals, a central laboratory, a physical plant and an education center.
Five Specialty Centers
The pharmacy residency program provides training throughout the five specialty centers on campus, which include:
- Intermountain Heart Institute
- Intermountain Cancer Center
- Women and Newborn Center
- Patient Tower
- Ambulatory Care Clinics
Our specialty hospitals provide a full spectrum of care for patients and their families. Medical education and research facilities are located on our campus. Intermountain Medical Center serves as a major teaching hospital for local medical, pharmacy, and nursing colleges. Intermountain Medical Center is licensed for 444 beds.
The Intermountain Medical Center PGY1 pharmacy residency program is a 12-month ASHP-accredited program focused on training residents to become competent, confident practitioners of direct patient care. The program also helps to prepare residents for a PGY2 specialty practice residency, an adjunctive pharmacy faculty position, and/or employment as a clinical pharmacist within a health system.
Intermountain Medical Center currently offers five PGY1 residency positions. Intermountain Medical Center also offers PGY2 specialty residencies in emergency medicine and critical care.
Intermountain Medical Center pharmacy services incorporates acute care, critical care, ambulatory care, infusion and central operations. The Intermountain Medical Center pharmacy department includes 56 clinical pharmacists (36 are board certified) and 52 pharmacy technicians. Our residency preceptors come from all across the United States, from Maine to California and many places in between. Many of our preceptors are involved with research and teaching and actively participate in national meetings.
Residents are required to staff 32 hours per month during their residency year. The residents will also staff one major holiday. Resident staffing will take place in direct patient care areas including: medicine, cardiology and critical care floors. During orientation, we train residents on the floors that they will be staffing during their residency year.
To apply to the program, submit your application through PhORCAS. You can find us under "Intermountain Healthcare (IHC Health Services) – Intermountain Medical Center." Candidate applications must be received prior to 10 pm MST on December 31st.