Ascension St. Francis Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program

Ascension St. Francis Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program

Ascension St. Francis Hospital is a community hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin which has been serving the community since 1956 while providing a scope of services including the latest in neurological disorders, cardiac care, and orthopedics. The pharmacy residency program at Ascension St. Francis is designed to develop independent, insightful practitioners who are effective members of healthcare teams and provide comprehensive pharmacy services as key members of the Pharmacy Department.

Ascension St. Francis Hospital Pharmacy Department

The Department of Pharmacy is open 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Services are provided through decentralized pharmacists (coverage from 0700-2300) and the main pharmacy. Clinical and distributive services are provided by 16 unit-based pharmacists.

Patient Care Areas

  • Adult Intensive Care
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Center for Neurologic Disorders (Outpatient)
  • Cardiology/Cardiac Intervention Center
  • Investigational Drug

Clinical Pharmacy Services

  • Pharmacokinetic Dosing and Monitoring
    • Aminoglycosides
    • Argatroban
    • Fosphenytoin/Phenytoin
    • Heparin
    • Miscellaneous, as consulted
    • Vancomycin
    • Warfarin
  • Renal Dosing Adjustments
  • IV to PO Conversions
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Therapeutic Interchange Program
  • Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Optimization
  • Response to Medical Emergencies
  • Drug Information
  • Heart Failure Patient Discharge Counseling
  • Additional Patient Counseling per Request
  • Culture Call Back
  • Medication Reconciliation per Request
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Management
  • Policy/Procedure Development for Patient Care Areas

Program Contact Information:

Benjamin Scott, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP
Residency Program Director