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Geisinger Health System Resident, Pharmacy in STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Resident, Pharmacy

LOCATION: Scenery Park CPS

DEPARTMENT: Enterprise Pharmacy

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

WORK TYPE: Full Time


One-year fixed-term position. Performs duties in accordance with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) PGY1 Pharmacy Residency standards.

Provides and supervises the provision of efficient and accurate medication service for patients/customers, evaluates individual medication needs, clarifies or corrects orders with physicians and nurses, provides assistance and in-depth drug information to medical personnel, and performs operational and clinical functions or projects as assigned. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.

Directly accountable to the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director and the Director of Pharmacy.


Demonstrates competence in written, oral and electronic communication skills (interpersonal/communication and technological effectiveness competencies).


Requires a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy, or equivalent experience, and current licensure or eligibility for licensure by the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy. Resident is expected to be licensed in Pennsylvania by the end of September during the residency year.

Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred.


Work is typically performed in a hospital environment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

About Geisinger

One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit or connect with us on Facebook at , Instagram at , LinkedIn and Twitter at .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.