Kaiser Permanente - South Bay Medical Center


Residency Information:

Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program - South Bay Medical Center (Southern California) 
Type of Residency: 
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency 
Accreditation Status: 
ASHP Accredited
Length of Program: 
12 Months 
Number of Positions: 
Application Deadline: 
January 3, 2018 
Starting Date: 
July 1, 2018 
Estimated Stipend: 
Onsite Interview: 
Educational/Special Requirements: 
Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with Doctor of Pharmacy degree and eligible for licensure in the State of California.
Candidate must submit the following materials for consideration:
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of Intent stating the following points:
1) Why have you chosen to become a resident?
2) What are your goals and expectations from a residency program?
3) What is your career objective?
- Three (3) letters of recommendation
- Current California Pharmacy Intern License
- Official School or College of Pharmacy transcript
- Recent sample of your work from APPE rotation (presentation or journal club article review)
All submission must go through the ASHP PhORCAS portal.   
Fringe Benefits: 
    1) Six (6) paid holidays
    2) 21 days per year earned time off which includes both vacation and sick leave
    3) Nine (9) days per year extended sick leave
    4) Health benefits including optical and dental for self and dependents
    5) Mileage allowance and other expenses
    6) Lap top computer, personal office phone
Special Features: 

The Kaiser Permanente South Bay PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program offers unique opportunities for residents to develop their skills in health care within a large managed care setting. Because Kaiser Permanente offers a variety of pharmacy practice settings, the residents will be able to gain experiences in outpatient, inpatient and ambulatory care pharmacy practice as well as pharmacy administration and management. The purpose of the Kaiser Permanente Practice Residency Program at the South Bay Medical Center is to provide residents with advanced training so that they may develop into leaders of the pharmacy profession and become competent and caring clinicians in their own practice. Residents will train in a collaborative, innovative and multidisciplinary environment where they will learn to provide high quality care for a diverse patient population in an integrated healthcare organization. The residents will gain skills in performance improvement, project management, and self-monitoring and development. Residents completing the program will possess marketable skills for current and future job opportunities in numerous areas of pharmacy practice. Please visit our website to learn more about our residency program. http://www.kaiserpharmacyresidency.org/south-bay-information.html 


Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect® is Kaiser Permanente’s comprehensive health information system, which includes one of the most advanced electronic health records available. The system facilitates communication between members and Kaiser Permanente professionals to help make getting well and staying healthy easy and convenient. This provides a unique opportunity for the residents to be involved in many aspects of an organized health care delivery system with an emphasis on preventative care. The goal of this residency program is to help each resident understand how all the components of pharmacy services are integrated in order to provide our members with high quality, affordable health care. The residents will be exposed to various areas of pharmacy practice and will have many opportunities for unique and educational learning experiences. 


The Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center Residency Program is accredited from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and uses the ASHP Residency Learning System (RLS) model to design and deliver training. We will have longitudinal learning experiences continued between the Baldwin Park, Downey and South Bay Medical Center’s residents and preceptors/coordinators to allow for teamwork, collaboration and partnership to strengthen the residents’ experience during the year. The residency will begin on July 1st and end on June 30th of the following year.

Contact Information:

First Name: 
Last Name: 
Fisher, PharmD 
Residency Program Director, Area Pharmacy Director - South Bay Medical Center  
Kaiser Permanente - South Bay Medical Center (Southern California) 
25825 South Vermont Ave. 
Harbor City 
Phone Number: 
(310) 517-2245