A Learning Experience from Southeast Washington's Leading Medical Center
Providence St. Mary Medical Center is a non-profit health care facility established in 1880. It has 142 licensed beds and is located in Walla Walla, Washington, serving southeast Washington and northeast Oregon.
St. Mary is a Level 1 cardiac center, regional cancer and spine center, and Level 3 trauma center. Service areas include: Hospitalist services/internal medicine, critical care, neurosurgery, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation, cardiology, nephrology, emergency medicine, ambulatory care and hematology/oncology.
Our Pharmacy Department provides centralized order entry, with unit dose and IV admixture distribution. Our clinical pharmacists provide service to the entire hospital, including pharmacokinetic consultation, drug information consultation, antimicrobial stewardship, transitions of care and patient medication education for discharge.
Clinical pharmacists are involved in hospital and medical staff education, committee participation, clinical pathway development, medication utilization evaluation, adverse drug reaction monitoring and reporting, and quality assurance and competency assessment.